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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…
13 October 2017
This week the Federal Court upheld the Fair Work Commission’s penalty rates decision, rejecting an appeal by the unions United Voice and SDA.
22 September 2017
The Guild reminds members that they are not obliged or required to provide the information requested by the PPA, and should not feel pressured into providing the information unless willing to do so.
8 September 2017
The Guild was well represented at the Nationals conference in Canberra. Members are also advised that the voting period for Stage 2 of the Guild elections has been extended.
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.
24 February 2017
The Fair Work Commission decision on penalty rates is a significant change in the workplace landscape and it is very important that pharmacy owners and staff have accurate information about the decision and its staged implementation.As many Members will by…