Tag Archives: aged care

Guild’s budget breakdown

In the federal budget edition of Forefront, the Pharmacy Guild has welcomed confirmation that the government, if re-elected, will provide $245 million over five years to improve consumer access to medicines and support community pharmacies. The funding includes: $215 million over three years from 2020-21 to provide additional remuneration to …

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PSA: pharmacy needs more

The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) acknowledged the government’s commitment to pharmacy in the 2019-20 federal budget, shown through the extension of the AHI fee and reduced PBS wait times. PSA National President Dr Chris Freeman said PSA also acknowledged the investment in primary care, aged care and mental health, …

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Dementia group welcomes Greens policy

Dementia Australia has welcomed the Australian Greens’ policy release and their human rights based approach to aged care. “As the peak body, our purpose is to advocate for the autonomy, independence and human rights of people living with dementia,” Dementia Australia CEO Maree McCabe said. “We’re committed to a vision …

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HCF: Catalyst participants revealed

The not-for-profit health fund HCF has announced the nine promising health technology entrepreneurs who will participate in their 2019 Catalyst Accelerator program. The program, now in its fourth year, is designed to support innovation in health care by providing funding and hands-on resources to some of Australia’s most promising new …

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