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  1. Guild thanks outgoing Secretary of Department of Health

    22 January 2020

    The Pharmacy Guild of Australia thanks outgoing Secretary of the Department of Health Glenys Beauchamp for her service and commitment to the sector.

    National | Media Release

  2. Improved medicine access for patients affected by bushfires

    14 January 2020

    The South Australian Branch of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia welcomes the decision of the State Government to expand the ability of pharmacists to dispense medicines without prescription to patients affected by the Kangaroo Island bushfires.

    National | Media Release

  3. Support for patients affected by bushfires

    13 January 2020

    The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has welcomed the extension of continued dispensing arrangements to ensure that bushfire affected patients continue to have subsidised access to Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme medicines.

    National | Media Release

  4. Improved access to medicines in Victorian bushfire affected areas

    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…

    National, VIC | Media Release, Branch News | Community Engagement, Leadership, Guild Corporate, Advocacy

  5. Applying lessons from Kmart's success to community pharmacy

    7 January 2020

    Former Kmart CEO, Guy Russo, who has been credited with one of Australia’s most successful business turnarounds, will offer in-depth insights and advice to pharmacists on how he transformed Kmart into one of the most popular and profitable retail businesses…

    National, QLD | Media Release

  6. WA Branch Christmas Closure

    23 December 2019

    The WA Branch office will be closed from 5.00pm Tuesday 24th December 2019 and will re-open 8.30am Thursday 2nd January 2020.

    WA | Branch News

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    Response to comments regarding pharmacy ownership

    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.

    WA | Branch News | Advocacy

  8. Gold Cross appoints new General Manager

    19 December 2019

    Gold Cross this week announced the appointment of Shayne Bland as the company’s new General Manager.

    National | Media Release

  9. Electronic prescriptions a key focus of APP2020

    12 December 2019

    With the Australian Government’s recent announcement that legislation and a technical framework are now in place for electronic prescriptions, and their vision that all community pharmacies are ‘ePrescription ready’ in the second half of 2020, it is vital for community…

    National, QLD | Media Release

  10. Deloitte report highlights need to use pharmacists

    10 December 2019

    Deloitte’s new report, General Practitioner Workforce Report 2019, has forecast a shortfall of 9,298 GPs over the next ten years, highlighting the need for pharmacists to take a greater role in our healthcare, according to the Pharmacy Guild of Australia.…

    National | Media Release

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