COVID-19 Information

Latest media releases and news in relation to the COVID-19 from the Guild.

Link to A Message from the President

A Message from the President

Member-only news from the National President

Link to Guild Alerts

Guild Alerts

Industry updates, exclusive to Guild Members

Link to Media Releases

Media Releases

Links to Guild's media releases

Link to Pharmacy of the Year

Pharmacy of the Year

This competition aims to seek out highly motivated, innovative and adaptable pharmacy businesses that never sit still and strive to provide more health care in even more ways.

Link to National Student Business Plan Competition

National Student Business Plan Competition

The NSBPC is designed to promote creative entrepreneurship among pharmacy students and encourage the development of viable, innovative, pharmacist-owned community pharmacies.

Link to Forefront

Forefront

Read the latest articles from the Pharmacy Guild of Australia's fortnightly e-newsletter.

Latest news

Queenslanders asked to give back to their community with free early suicide prevention training

14 April 2021

Queenslanders are invited by The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Queensland Branch, to participate in free local early suicide prevention programs to support their local communities.

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Influenza vaccines: Now and future advances

9 April 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic led to an unprecedented level of demand for influenza vaccines in 2020, with more than 17.6 million doses being available in Australia.1 Community pharmacy continues to be an integral part of Australia’s influenza vaccination strategy.

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Update from CMO to COVID-19 Vaccine Delivery Partners

9 April 2021

The Australian Government provided the Guild with advice from the Chief Medical Officer late last night regarding the AstraZeneca vaccine. This advice has been provided to COVID-19 vaccine partners, so it is aimed at current providers, such as GPs and……

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Upcoming events

16.04.21

Stage 1 MMR Workshop – Back for 2021

The NSW Branch is pleased to announce the return of its uniquely blended 2021 Stage 1 MMR workshop. The one day face-to-face workshop is scheduled for 16th April 2021 at the NSW Branch Head Office.Medication Management Review (MMR) Accredited Pharmacists……

15.04.21

FPP: Industrial Relations - Your Top 5 Questions Answered

Given WA’s unique position of exposure to industrial risk for employers in both state and national jurisdictions, members are invited to attend a short, interactive workshop and webinar where we will explore our top 5 IR topics, linking answers to……

12.04.21

Wound Workshops 2021 – Registrations Now Open

The NSW Branch is pleased to announce the return of its exclusively tailored Wound Management Workshop for 2021.With the majority of chronic wounds now being managed in the community environment, it is essential pharmacists and pharmacy staff are aware of……

Latest blog posts

FPP Blog: The Do's & Don'ts of Pharmacy Advertising

14 April 2021

Advertising Guidelines and the National LawWith the recent changes to advertising a regulated health service, it’s a great time to review what can and can’t be done when advertising for the Pharmacy.

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FPP Blog: E-Prescriptions & The Active Script List Explained

9 March 2021

The Active Script List (ASL) is a consolidated list of a patient’s current medications which allows them to be more easily managed. Pharmacists are able to register and view a patient’s ASL and subsequently dispense medications at the patient request.……

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FPP Blog: Your Digital Enablement Checklist

12 November 2020

This week's blog piece looks a little different. Instead of our traditional blog article, we will instead focus on the practical steps you can take to develop a digital culture in your pharmacy. This checklist is intended to help you……

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