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    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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Member-proprietor only

    Pharmacy in 2025, the King Review, and Location Rules certainty

    15 September 2017

    Members may have seen some information in our Forefront online publication this week introducing a project we are embarking on titled Community Pharmacy 2025, or CP2025.

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

  7. Member-proprietor only

    Guild advocacy, and election extension

    8 September 2017

    The Guild was well represented at the Nationals conference in Canberra. Members are also advised that the voting period for Stage 2 of the Guild elections has been extended.

    National | A Message From President | HR, Guild Corporate, Advocacy

  8. Member-proprietor only

    October PBS price changes and Member briefings

    21 August 2017

    This week the Guild has issued guidance on the expected impact of the 1 October PBS price disclosure reductions.

    National | A Message From President | Guild Corporate, Advocacy

  9. Member-proprietor only

    Pharmacy ownership laws must be enforced

    7 July 2017

    In every State and Territory, the pharmacy ownership rules prohibit anyone other than a registered pharmacist from owning a community pharmacy.While the laws differ slightly between jurisdictions, their intent is the same. Lawmakers around Australia have made clear that pharmacists…

    National | A Message From President | Advocacy

  10. Member-pharmacy only

    Codeine transition a priority

    9 June 2017

    The Guild is now focused on the transition to prescription-only codeine products from February next year – with an emphasis on advocacy for an alternative way to keep these medicines available through community pharmacy, patient education, and pharmacy business responses.

    National | A Message From President | Advocacy

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