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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. Member-proprietor only

    Guild stand on direct supply

    3 November 2017

    The Guild is actively lobbying Health Minister Hunt to address the issue of direct supply by manufacturers by advocating that all PBS medicines be made available to pharmacies through the full line wholesalers.

    National | A Message From President | Guild Corporate, Advocacy

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Member-proprietor only

    Updates on CP2025, codeine collaboration, real-time recording and Location Rules

    20 October 2017

    Community Pharmacy 2025 Strategic Adviser appointed; Guild and PSA collaborate on codeine training and materials; real time recording in Victoria; Location Rules legislation in Federal Parliament.

    National | A Message From President | Capability, Innovation, Advocacy

  6. Member-proprietor only

    Union appeal on penalty rates dismissed; red tape submission lodged

    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.

    National | A Message From President | HR, Advocacy

  7. Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten to speak at Guild dinner

    11 October 2017

    The Prime Minister, the Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP, and the Leader of the Opposition, the Hon Bill Shorten MP, will be the keynote speakers at the Pharmacy Guild’s Annual Parliamentary Dinner at the Great Hall of Parliament House on 28…

    National | Forefront | Advocacy

  8. Value of pharmacist-delivered vaccinations

    11 October 2017

    The number of confirmed cases of the flu this season has now topped 199,500 according to the Immunisation Coalition, and this figure continues to rise as the season extends beyond its usual length.

    National | Forefront | Community Engagement, Advocacy

  9. Member-proprietor only

    Victorian Branch Elections

    9 October 2017

    The Australian Electoral Commission has declared the results from the second round of elections for the Victorian Branch of the Guild.

    National, VIC | Community Engagement, Leadership, Guild Corporate, Advocacy

  10. Member-proprietor only

    A focus on codeine

    6 October 2017

    When we put our solution to the politicians they think it makes sense, particularly when we explain how up-scheduling alone will mean a loss of convenience and higher costs for patients, as well as the clogging up of GP practices…

    National | A Message From President | Community Engagement, Leadership, Advocacy

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