Blog posts


  1. FPP Blog Series: Issue 3

    29 May 2017

    Wages…know your ratios This is a topic that comes up in nearly every conversation we have with pharmacy owners. As pressure grows on Gross Profit Dollars it is inevitable owners will then focus on cutting costs. Rent and wages are…

    WA | Blog Post | Innovation

  2. Effective data governance: From strategy through to implementation

    23 May 2017

    The Guild's National ICT Manager and Chief Economist discuss how any organisation can implement a robust data governance framework that will assist in achieving its purpose while maximising the use of data as an asset.

    National | Blog Post | Business Administration, Infrastructure, Guild Corporate

  3. FPP Blog Series: Issue 2

    19 May 2017

    Getting Ready for KPI MonitoringIn keeping with the saying ‘good decisions come from good data’, in this blog we will look at some of the first considerations in preparing your pharmacy for accurate monitoring of its financial performance

    WA | Blog Post | Innovation

  4. Member-pharmacy only

    Retallying of high-cost medicine items

    17 May 2017

    Members should be aware that there is a risk of DHS-Medicare payment delay when a script for a high-cost PBS medicine is reprocessed due to an entitlement change on a separate day (e.g. initially processed as a General and then…

    National | Blog Post | Business Administration

  5. FPP Blog Series: Issue 1

    12 May 2017

    The Essential Components for Monitoring Your Performance

    WA | Blog Post | Innovation

  6. Thursday Island Pharmacy

    8 May 2017

    Running a pharmacy where you clock up a $60,000-plus bill every year chartering helicopters to get medicines to your customers adds challenges that most businesses – let alone community pharmacies – would never have to face.

    National | Blog Post

  7. Investigating endometriosis and dysmenorrhoea

    8 May 2017

    The accessibility of community pharmacies, and their relationships with patients, is a key to their role advising and managing women suffering from endometriosis and dysmenorrhoea.

    National | Blog Post

  8. Small country pharmacy embraces Health Advice Plus program and quickly benefits

    20 April 2017

    Sue-Anne Corcoran of Boorawa Pharmacy talks about the challenges of running a small country pharmacy and how the Health Advice Plus program has assisted her in achieving better results.

    National | Blog Post | Business Administration, Innovation

  9. The true meaning of diversity

    12 April 2017

    The push for greater diversity in leadership positions in pharmacy is critical, but it must not become bogged down in the concept of diversity simply addressing gender issues.

    National | Blog Post | Leadership

  10. A health crisis in the making?

    12 April 2017

    The growing incidence of fatty liver disease among Australians has highlighted the potential role community pharmacies can play in helping to combat this disease – a disease which can lead to other potentially fatal diseases.

    National | Blog Post | Clinical


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