Tag Archives: remuneration

PPA backing PSA on increased pay

The Professional Pharmacists Australia (PPA) union has welcomed the Pharmaceutical Society report, ‘Pharmacists in 2023: Roles and Remuneration’, supporting increased pay for employee pharmacists. PPA says that after community campaigning for three years, its members have helped to increase Pharmacy Industry Award pay by 22 per cent. “We welcome the …

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PSA: raise remuneration rates

PSA lodged two major submissions this week, both addressing pharmacist remuneration. In one submission, PSA National President Dr Chris Freeman wrote to the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) Review Taskforce, to propose better use of existing MBS services by fully harnessing the knowledge, skills and accessibility of pharmacists. On behalf of …

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Unrewarding award for pharmacists

The decision by the Fair Work Commission to stagnate the minimum safety net pay rate for community pharmacists is a completely inadequate reflection of the complex work that pharmacists do, the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) says. PSA National President Dr Chris Freeman said, “It is very clear to PSA …

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