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7 September 2018
I am delighted that this week the Guild was able to call for expressions of interest from pharmacies wanting to take part in the Chronic Pain MedsCheck Trial.
3 September 2018
The latest national influenza data reflects very well on the amazing effort community pharmacy has put into raising vaccination rates across Australia.
9 February 2018
I’m pleased to report that the National Health Act amendment legislation which will abolish the sunset clause of the Location Rules is scheduled for debate in the House of Representatives next week. It is also expected to proceed to introduction…
9 February 2018
Pain MedsCheckI am delighted to advise Members of the introduction of a Pain MedsCheck trial program to be delivered through community pharmacies. The $20 million trial program is funded under the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement, and will provide remuneration for…
5 January 2018
Following the series of successful Member briefings conducted in 2017, the Guild will again conduct briefings for Members across Australia in late January and through February 2018.Members are also advised that MedsASSIST - the real-time recording system developed by the…
4 August 2017
The Guild is continuing to work on the issue of the February upscheduling of codeine as a top priority.
7 June 2017
Looming up-scheduling of codeine products an issue of utmost priority for the Guild.
26 May 2017
Following intervention by the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Kate Carnell, and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), the big four banks are taking action to protect small businesses from unfair terms in loan contracts.
5 May 2017
This week the Guild welcomed the success of the My Health Record trials which have confirmed the overwhelming benefits of the ‘opt out’ model involving automatic creation of patient records.