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Annual Report - Achievements & Challenges
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Major Achievements

  • Increased value to the community from generic versions of medicines listed on the PBS.
  • Streamlined processes to reduce the time to list approved drugs on the PBS.
  • Finalisation of the Fourth Community Pharmacy Agreement, to support access to PBS medicines dispensed through community pharmacy.

Challenges

  • Delays in appointing a suitably qualified agency to administer the Community Service Obligation Pool funded under the Fourth Community Pharmacy Agreement.

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