In the media

Sigma, Doctors on Demand partner on telehealth pharmacy services
The InClinic service will be offered at various Amcal, Guardian and Discount Drug Store pharmacies around the country, and employs Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency registered doctors for video consultations (21 August 2019). More...

At-home flu test developed by Brisbane company
A Brisbane-based company has developed an at-home flu test. The company develops range of digital diagnostics, with tests made to detect tuberculosis, streptococcus and influenza (21 August 2019). More...

Practice and Regulation

Call for submissions: Earle Haven Retirement Village
The Chair of the Inquiry into the events at Earle Haven Retirement Village on 11 July 2019 has called for public submissions to inform her investigation. Submissions should be provided no later than 30 August 2019. The Inquiry's terms of reference do not include a more general review of the aged care system. More...




National Health (Weighted average disclosed price – October 2019 reduction day) Amendment Determination 2019 (PB 75 of 2019)
21/08/2019 – This instrument amends the National Health (Weighted average disclosed price – October 2019 reduction day) Determination 2019 (PB 45 of 2019) to reduce the approved ex-manufacturer price of certain Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme medicines that were calculated as a result of price disclosure, and to adjust the approved ex-manufacturer prices of brands amended to reflect changes that have resulted from the dispute resolution process.

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