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The Health Department is planning to review the current dispensing medicine fee structure, Health Minister Manto Tshabala-Msimang said yesterday.

The Health Department is planning to review the current dispensing medicine fee structure, Health Minister Manto Tshabala-Msimang said yesterday.

"As a result of the international benchmarking adjustment, the current dispensing fee structure will be reviewed in consultation with all stakeholders," she said.

"It is unfortunate that some pharmacy groups have chosen to take legal action against recently announced dispensing fees, despite the fact that they were still subject to a review." - Sapa

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