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3 March 2020
In this special edition Message from Anthony, he requests members to contact their local Member of Parliament to oppose the 60-day dispensing measure (even if they have already contacted them in the past). He also reiterates the message from National…
19 February 2020
In this edition of From Anthony's Desk, Anthony talks about Coronavirus and the shortage of masks in pharmacies - what the Guild is doing to help.WATCH NOW Further information is available online from the Department of Health and Human Services.…
9 January 2020
The Pharmacy Guild of Australia welcomes the announcement made by the Victorian Minister of Health Jenny Mikakos MP that enables Victorian pharmacists to dispense prescription-only medicines to people impacted by bushfires until 1 April 2020.The authority allows all pharmacists registered…
20 December 2019
A number of media comments this week regarding Australian pharmacy ownership overlook the strengths of the current model, which both require pharmacies to be owned by pharmacists and limit the number of pharmacies each pharmacist is able to own.
1 November 2019
Leading Successful Pharmacy Teams The key elements to successful teamwork are trust, communication and effective leadership; a focus on common goals with a collective responsibility for success. Michelle Fortanier, our Business Development Manager will go over the skills required to…
29 October 2019
Lightweight, single use plastic bags below 35µm will be banned in Victoria from November 1.For many pharmacies in Victoria, this legislation will mean the need to transition from what will be a non-compliant plastic check-out bag, to one that meets…
7 April 2017
Biosimilar substitution in community pharmacy was identified as an element of the 6CPA’s PBS Access and Sustainability Package to contain the cost of the PBS.
7 April 2017
The Department of Human Services – Medicare has advised that PBS Online payments will be paid in advance over the Easter period.