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Sixty-day dispensing to cost pharmacy jobs, but Australians will get 'twice the medication for the cost of a single prescription'

Updated August 23 2023 - 8:22am, first published August 22 2023 - 7:00pm

Patients will receive two medications for the price of one under a new federal policy to be introduced on September 1, but up to 510 pharmacy jobs are on the line in the Hunter, the region's pharmacy association says.

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