From the Vault – 2 February 2006

Community pharmacies across Australia were facing “financial ruin” in February 2006, as the Federal Government sought savings from the PBS, while the AMA came out against moves to expand the scope of pharmacists to ease GPs’ workloads.

More cuts ahead – Grass roots threatened by Government committee’s plans

Many pharmacies face potential financial ruin if proposed government measures to cut PBS costs go ahead.

Kos Sclavos, Pharmacy Guild of Australia national president,