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    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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Member-proprietor only

    A new wave of health reform; codeine reality check; gender diversity

    29 September 2017

    Guild National President George Tambassis spoke with Minister Hunt last week, making clear that pharmacy can play a key role in this significant health reform.

    National | A Message From President | Leadership, Advocacy

  9. Flu vax expansion needed

    27 September 2017

    The ongoing severe flu season has highlighted the need to extend the role of community pharmacies in protecting the community from this disease.

    National | Forefront | Community Engagement, Advocacy

  10. Codeine exception proposal

    27 September 2017

    The Pharmacy Guild and the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia are continuing their advocacy for the adoption of a common sense approach to ensure patients in need have access to medicines containing codeine.

    National | Forefront | Advocacy

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