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  1. Pharmacists’ role highlighted

    7 February 2018

    The important role that community pharmacists play in providing advice about medicines has been underscored in a decision this week by the Therapeutic Goods Administration.The TGA was responding to an application to remove restrictions on the sale of clotrimazole for…

    National | Forefront | Clinical

  2. Prescription addiction in the spotlight

    7 February 2018

    Regardless of one’s views of the merits of the decision to upschedule over-the-counter, codeine-containing medicines, there can be little argument that the ensuing public debate has visibly increased the level of awareness of the serious problem of the misuse of…

    National | Forefront | Advocacy, Clinical

  3. Member-proprietor only

    Anthony's Update 6 February 2018

    6 February 2018

    Important update on codeine including answers to some frequently asked questions from members

    National, VIC | Business Administration, Advocacy, Clinical

  4. 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

  5. Challenges of a zero growth PBS

    24 January 2018

    Two sets of recently released PBS figures highlight the size of the challenge faced by community pharmacies around Australia.

    National | Forefront | Clinical

  6. MedsASSIST shutdown

    24 January 2018

    MedsASSIST, the Guild’s real time recording system 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 | Forefront | Clinical

  7. 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

  8. Helping pharmacy assistants support patients to manage pain

    13 November 2017

    One in five Australians live with ongoing pain but less than 10% of people experiencing ongoing pain have access to care , according to the latest research.

    National | Media Release | Guild Corporate, Clinical

  9. Guild welcomes medically supervised injecting room in Victoria

    31 October 2017

    The Victorian Branch of the Pharmacy Guild strongly commends the Premier Daniel Andrews and the Minister for Mental Health Martin Foley for their commitment to the health and safety of the community by delivering an initial two year trial of…

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

  10. Joint Media Release: Government support for codeine transition welcomed

    4 September 2017

    The Pharmacy Guild of Australia and the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia have welcomed the Federal Government’s decision to provide funding for training and communications to support pharmacists around the upscheduling of pain relief medicines containing codeine leading up to 1…

    National | Media Release | Clinical


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