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    Adverse consequences of 60-day dispensing

    21 February 2020

    The Guild cannot support implementation of 60-day dispensing, and we are making our position clear to Government in no uncertain terms. As community pharmacists who would suffer professionally and financially if this measure was introduced, I urge you to also…

    National | A Message From President

  2. Measuring blood pressure

    21 February 2020

    Blood pressure monitoring is one of the most common health services offered in community pharmacy, and a role that is often performed by pharmacy assistants.

    National | Media Release

  3. Inaugural Tasmanian Pharmacy Conference a huge success

    20 February 2020

    Last weekend the Tasmanian Branch of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia hosted its first State conference for pharmacists in Hobart. The conference was attended by 70 delegates and attracted 20 program sponsors.

    National | Media Release

  4. National Student Business Plan competition

    13 February 2020

    The 14th National Student Business Plan Competition is now underway – testing the flair and entrepreneurship of students preparing for a career in community pharmacy.

    National | Media Release

  5. Member-proprietor only

    Pharmacy access to national stockpile of face masks

    13 February 2020

    I am pleased to confirm that the Federal Government has released additional face masks from the national stockpile for use by pharmacies for staff and at-risk patients. Access to the stockpile for this purpose is in addition to any direct…

    National | A Message From President

  6. Aged care focus at community pharmacy conference

    12 February 2020

    The Minister for Aged Care and Senior Australians, Senator Richard Colbeck, will be attending the inaugural Tasmanian Pharmacy Conference, held in Hobart on the 15th and 16th of February.

    National | Media Release

  7. Pharmacy Guild supports real time monitoring

    7 February 2020

    The Pharmacy Guild of Australia today welcomes the renewed push by Health Minister, Greg Hunt, to achieve a national system of real time opioid prescription monitoring by the end of 2020.

    National | Media Release

  8. Member-proprietor only

    Coronavirus, face masks and sanitiser

    7 February 2020

    Pharmacies across Australia continue to experience large numbers of consumers seeking face masks and hand sanitiser products due to the coronavirus outbreak, and I know this is putting pressure on staff and on stock.

    National | A Message From President

  9. Member-proprietor only

    Novel Coronavirus and face masks

    29 January 2020

    The Guild is aware that many Member pharmacies have come under pressure from consumers to supply face masks in response to the current novel coronavirus outbreak emanating from China.

    National | A Message From President

  10. Member-proprietor only

    Disaster information websites

    24 January 2020

    The Government has consolidated much of its bushfire and disaster recovery information under the DisasterAssist website. The site contains information you need about what the Government is doing to help individuals, communities, businesses and local governments to recover from these…

    National | A Message From President

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