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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.
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.
21 August 2017
This week the Guild has issued guidance on the expected impact of the 1 October PBS price disclosure reductions.
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…
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.
7 June 2017
Looming up-scheduling of codeine products an issue of utmost priority for the Guild.
19 May 2017
Members are vitally interested in the funding from the $600 million for DAAs, Staged Supply, MedsChecks and Diabetes MedsChecks, and HMR follow-ups in community pharmacy. We must now ensure that the full benefits of this package are delivered to community…
12 May 2017
At the end of a busy Budget week, I want to take this opportunity to convey a few more details to Members about some of the positive measures for pharmacy that were announced on Tuesday night.
11 March 2017
Minister Hunt delivered an excellent, upbeat speech which provided the Guild with encouragement on a number of the issues on which we are currently engaged with the Government. He made clear he wants solutions.
6 January 2017
We live and work in a volatile environment, and it is vital that Members are aware of what’s happening to ensure you can adapt and respond in a way that adds value to your pharmacy business.