COVID-19 Information

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

Link to Office of the National President

Office of the National 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 monthly e-newsletter.

Latest news

Great news for community pharmacies across Australia

22 July 2021

I welcome the announcement today by the Prime Minister Scott Morrison to allow all the 3930 eligible community pharmacies across Australia to join the COVID-19 vaccination roll-out. It is important to note all these pharmacies have undergone all the training……

Member-proprietor only

Read More

Decision to include all eligible pharmacies in COVID-19 vax rollout welcomed

22 July 2021

The announcement by the Prime Minister Scott Morrison of the Government’s decision to allow all the 3930 eligible community pharmacies across Australia to join the COVID-19 vaccination rollout has been welcomed by the Pharmacy Guild of Australia as a significant……

Read More

COVID-19 vaccines to be offered across the community pharmacy network in Queensland

22 July 2021

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Queensland Branch’s Acting President, Chris Owen, welcomed the Prime Minister’s announcement this afternoon that all eligible community pharmacies in Queensland will be able to deliver COVID-19 vaccinations.

Read More

Upcoming events

31.12.21

HLTAID009 Provide CPR & HLTAID011 Provide First Aid Courses Available

HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and HLTAID011 Provide First Aid training courses outline the knowledge and skills necessary to perform first aid response, life support and management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders until the arrival of medical or……

23.06.21

FPP: Stopping thieves in your pharmacy

Help protect your pharmacy from theft with practical advice and tips from the WA Police Force on Crime Prevention, Armed Robbery, Personal Safety and General Awareness.This webinar will be conducted by Sgt Ian Stewart APM, Perth District Community Engagement Coordinator.Watch……

9.06.21

FPP: ‘Pull the weeds & water the flowers’ - Merchandise strategy & management

Presented by Pharmacy Business Consultant and Adjunct Professor of Pharmacy Management at QUT, Bruce Annabel, this workshop and webinar will discuss the rationale of merchandise carried including removing/reducing stuff that spreads, suffocating the good lines that we should be encouraging/growing……

Latest blog posts

FPP Blog: The Active Script List Explained

11 June 2021

The Active Script List (ASL) is a consolidated list of a patient’s current prescriptions 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.The……

Read More

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.

Read More

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.……

Read More