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18 September 2019
The Pharmacy Guild has welcomed the Queensland Parliament’s passing of the Medicines and Poisons Act and the Therapeutic Goods Act which brings real time prescription monitoring in the State a step closer.
1 August 2019
The WA Branch of the Pharmacy Guild congratulates the Minister for Health Roger Cook on the expansion of the schedule of vaccines to be administered by community pharmacists in WA.
19 June 2019
The move by the WA Government to allow trained pharmacists to administer influenza vaccination to patients aged 10 years and over has been warmly welcomed by the Pharmacy Guild of Australia WA Branch.
28 March 2019
Nearly one-in-10 Australian adults who are hospitalised with the flu are admitted to intensive care (ICU).1This confronting statistic from last year’s flu season, which saw an estimated 5,800 adults hospitalised with the flu (9.4 per cent of those aged under…
10 December 2018
Community pharmacies across Australia played a significant role in this year’s successful vaccination program which has helped deliver the lowest rates of influenza since 2013.
22 October 2018
The national Chronic Pain MedsCheck Trial which is now underway across Australia will provide tangible benefit to patients suffering from long-term pain.
15 October 2018
The Pharmacy Guild of Australia welcomes today’s statement by the Federal, State and Territory Health Ministers that a nationally consistent approach to pharmacist administered vaccination is desirable.
13 August 2018
Community pharmacist immunisers across Victoria stand ready to contribute to the fight against measles by administering the vaccine under the plan announced by Minister for Health Jill Hennessy today.
25 January 2018
The Pharmacy Guild of Australia welcomes the new trial program through community pharmacies across Australia to support people suffering from chronic pain. The trial program, known as Pain MedsCheck, was announced today by the Federal Minister for Health, Greg Hunt.
8 January 2018
MedsASSIST – the real time recording system developed by the Pharmacy Guild of Australia to help reduce the misuse of over-the-counter combination analgesic medicines containing codeine – will be discontinued nationally from the night of 31 January 2018.