Seven things you need to know about the King review

With the release of a discussion paper imminent and public forums set to start on Monday, here are seven things you need to know about the Review of Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation:

What it is: It’s the first independent, comprehensive review of community pharmacy in close to 20 years. It is reviewing remuneration to community pharmacies for dispensing Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) medicines, pharmacy regulation and the pharmacy location rules. It will also examine a range of factors that contribute to patient health outcomes and the quality use of