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  1. Interview with David Quilty on 3AW about the misuse of pharmaceutical drugs

    19 December 2017

    Interview with Executive Director David Quilty on 3AW Breakfast Radio about the problem of abuse and misuse of pharmaceutical drugs.

    National | Media Release | Advocacy

  2. 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

  3. Productivity Commission: Shifting the dial to dumb

    24 October 2017

    The Pharmacy Guild of Australia completely rejects the ill-informed recommendations of the Productivity Commission in relation to community pharmacy, which would see the dumbing down of a revered health profession and inferior care for patients.

    National | Media Release | Guild Corporate, Advocacy

  4. AMA needs to get real on codeine

    6 October 2017

    The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has rejected the Australian Medical Association’s misrepresentation of the Guild’s position on the upscheduling of medicines containing codeine from 1 February next year.

    National | Media Release | Advocacy

  5. NSW Nationals put patients first

    5 October 2017

    The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has welcomed the NSW Nationals support for a common sense approach that will maintain safe and appropriate access to pain relief medicines containing codeine without a prescription from February next year.

    National | Media Release | Advocacy

  6. Guild to press for common sense codeine solution

    10 August 2017

    The Pharmacy Guild of Australia will continue to press for a common sense exception to codeine up-scheduling so that patients can continue to access these medicines for the temporary relief of acute pain from their pharmacist in accordance with a…

    National | Media Release | Advocacy

  7. Health Budget demonstrates commitment to medicines sector

    10 May 2017

    Members of the Medicines Partnership of Australia (MPA), the nation’s pharmaceutical supply chain peak body, have welcomed key initiatives toward stability and ongoing support for the pharmaceutical sector announced as part of this year’s Federal Budget.

    National | Media Release | Capability, Advocacy

  8. Small business tax concession welcomed

    10 May 2017

    The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has welcomed the extension of the $20,000 instant asset write-off for small businesses for a further 12 months to 30 June 2018.

    National | Media Release | Capability, Business Administration, Advocacy

  9. Budget recognises the vital role of community pharmacy

    9 May 2017

    The Federal Budget has recognised the vital role of community pharmacy in our health system, with a package of measures which will provide certainty and stability for pharmacies and their patients.

    National | Media Release | Capability, Advocacy

  10. Recognition of community pharmacy in primary health care

    9 May 2017

    The package of community pharmacy measures announced in tonight’s Budget provides welcome recognition of the important role of local pharmacies in primary health care.

    National | Media Release | Capability, Advocacy

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