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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. Temporary ACT standing order for emergency supply of medicines

    10 January 2020

    The Guild has today received this advice from the ACT Government. A temporary Standing Order has been issued by the ACT Chief Health Officer, Dr Kerryn Coleman to enable supply of designated prescription only medicines by pharmacists without a prescription,…

    National | Guild Alert

  5. Advice from Guild Insurance re bushfires

    9 January 2020

    The Pharmacy Guild of Australia sought advice from Guild Insurance to provide to Members who are operating in bushfire affected areas.

    National | Guild Alert

  6. 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

  7. Urgent advice for NSW pharmacists supplying medicines to patients in bushfire affected areas & P2 masks

    8 January 2020

    A temporary special authority has been issued by the NSW Chief Health Officer until 31 March 2020 for supply of prescription medicines from a community pharmacy in emergencies in a bushfire affected area in NSW. The usual arrangements for 3…

    National | Guild Alert

  8. 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

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    1 February 2020 PBS Price Changes

    6 January 2020

    The Guild has now received confirmed price changes from the Government for 1 February 2020.

    National | Guild Alert

  10. Member-proprietor only

    Updated Important Notification from the manufacturer - EpiPen® Jr 150 mcg Adrenaline (epinephrine) Auto-Injector

    19 December 2019

    Meridian Medical Technologies, a subsidiary of Pfizer that manufactures EpiPen®, has experienced manufacturing challenges that have resulted in interruptions in the production of EpiPen® Jr 150 mcg Adrenaline (epinephrine) Auto-Injectors.

    National | Guild Alert

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