Remuneration for services a 6CPA necessity: Sinclair

Remuneration for services must be at the centre of the next Community Pharmacy Agreement, one of its key negotiators believes.

Paul Sinclair, president of the NSW branch of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia, says services such as Webster packaging, free home deliveries and providing after-hours and weekend access “must now be remunerated if they are to be maintained”.   

Mr Sinclair, who will head the Guild’s negotiating team for the Sixth CPA negotiations, due to commence this year, said in the NSW Guild Bulletin said “much of what we have done for so long has gone unacknowledged, because it has