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  1. Queensland real-time prescription monitoring a step closer

    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.

    National, QLD | Media Release | Business Administration, Clinical

  2. Pharmacists welcome latest expansion of access to vaccination

    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.

    National, WA | Media Release | Community Engagement, Clinical

  3. Pharmacists welcome sensible move to expand access to influenza vaccination

    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.

    National, WA | Media Release | Community Engagement, Advocacy, Clinical

  4. Pharmacists urging community to protect against flu infection

    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…

    National | Media Release | Advocacy, Clinical

  5. Community pharmacy boosts national flu response

    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.

    National | Media Release | Advocacy, Clinical

  6. Patients to benefit from Chronic Pain MedsChecks

    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.

    National | Media Release | Advocacy, Clinical

  7. Nationally consistent approach to pharmacist administered vaccination

    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.

    National | Media Release | Training, Clinical

  8. Community pharmacy stands ready to join fight against measles

    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.

    National, VIC | Media Release | Advocacy, Clinical

  9. New pharmacy program for patients with chronic pain

    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.

    National | Media Release | Clinical

  10. MedsASSIST to be discontinued

    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.

    National | Media Release | Business Administration, Community Engagement, Clinical

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