COVID-19 Information

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

Link to Messages from George

Messages from George

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.

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

Latest news

Successful expansion at JCU sees an increase in numbers studying pharmacy

18 January 2021

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Queensland Branch, today congratulated James Cook University (JCU) for their successful expansion of their Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) course to the Queensland regional centres of Cairns and Mackay.

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Active Ingredient Prescribing

15 January 2021

Active Ingredient Prescribing is a significant change looming for community pharmacy from 1 February 2021 – just a couple of weeks away. As Members will know, the Australian Government is mandating that prescribers must include the active ingredient names when……

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COVID vaccination and community pharmacy

13 January 2021

Australia’s 5,800 community pharmacies are set to play a vital role in the vaccination of the Australian population against COVID-19.

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Upcoming events


2021 Immunisation Refresher Course Available

In 2020 the NSW Ministry of Health performed random audits of pharmacies and pharmacists providing vaccination services to their patients and community. The audit highlighted and reminded accredited vaccinators of the legislative and regulatory requirements in conducting vaccination services including……


Mental Health First Aid - 9th Feb 2021

Blended Mental Health First Aid CourseThis upcoming Mental Health First Aid course will teach you how to assist a co-worker or patient who may be experiencing a mental health problem or mental health crisis until appropriate professional help is received……


Demystifying QC2020: 5 Steps to Success - Webinar Series

With many pharmacies preparing for accreditation under the new QC2020 Framework in early 2021, this five-part webinar series will lead pharmacies through the simple steps to preparing for QC2020 success.Session 1) Navigating the customer portal - 13th January 12.00pm-1.00pmSession 2)……

Latest blog posts

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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FPP Blog: Preparing Your Pharmacy for Electronic Prescriptions

10 November 2020

There are a number of steps you and your pharmacy will need to take in order to prepare for eScripts - our comprehensive checklist will show you how! (Guild member pharmacies can also access practical support for the local WA……

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FPP Blog: Strategies for Growth

6 November 2020

Most of us start our business journey without the faintest idea of what it means to be a business owner. Often, we start with grand dreams of living a certain lifestyle, thinking you will have oodles of spare time and……

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