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January 17, 2023
Price control margins for pharmacies end today

The price control margins agreed to between the government and pharmacists to bring economic relief to Bahamians purchasing medications fall away as of today. Bahamas Pharmaceutical Association President Shantia McBride confirmed that individual pharmacies will now provide their own economic relief to customers as they see fit. In November, after weeks at loggerheads, pharmacists and ...
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November 05, 2022
PHA Pharmacies Resume Regular Hours

Effective immediately, the Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) pharmacies, have resumed regular hours of operation.

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November 04, 2022
Pharmacies were closed 'to protect businesses from facing penalties'

THE Bahamas Pharmaceutical Association's president has sought to clarify the motive behind some pharmacies closing this week, saying it was not a slight to the government but to protect the businesses from facing penalties for failing to implement the new regulations.

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November 04, 2022
Attorney General: Decision to close pharmacies misguided

ATTORNEY General Ryan Pinder said officials believe some pharmacies' decision to close earlier this week was "misguided".

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November 03, 2022
Darville: Pharmacies were consulted

HEALTH and Wellness Minister Dr Michael Darville insisted yesterday that the government consulted with pharmacies before implementing changes to its price control regime, calling assertions from the opposition that the government did not do so "untrue."

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November 02, 2022
Public: Closing pharmacies was selfish

RESIDENTS called yesterday's closure of several private pharmacies a selfish act leaving them in jeopardy.

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November 02, 2022
Darville shocked by pharmacy closures

Minister of Health and Wellness Dr. Michael Darville said yesterday he was disappointed that pharmacies across the country temporarily closed their doors and noted that the government's clinics and hospital stepped in to fill the gap. "I was a bit shocked because when the discussion started I brought in the wholesalers, the retailers, and the ...
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November 02, 2022
Chamber throws support behind grocers, pharmacies, tourism stakeholders

The Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers' Confederation (BCCEC) yesterday threw its support behind retail grocers, pharmacies and tourism stakeholders that have recently spoken out against the new price control measures, the increase in the minimum wage on January 1, and substantial Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) rate hikes. Chamber Chairperson Khrystle Rutherford-Ferguson said these pres...

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November 02, 2022
GOVT WILL TALK TO PHARMACIES: Shut down has ended - for now

ECONOMIC Affairs Minister Michael Halkitis yesterday insisted the government will not reverse its decision to enforce new price control regulations despite the "unexpected" shutdown action taken by pharmacies yesterday.

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November 01, 2022
PHA Responds to Increased Pharmacy Needs

The Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) pharmacies, in response to the temporary closure of privately-owned pharmacies in New Providence and Grand Bahama, are extending hours and expanding staffing capacity to support the public’s pharmaceutical needs.

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