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    JobKeeper payment

    31 March 2020

    Members will be aware of a major announcement by the Federal Government yesterday introducing a national JobKeeper Payment as a support measure during the COVID-19 crisis.

    National | Guild Alert

  2. PBS continued dispensing a win for all Australians

    31 March 2020

    The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has today welcomed moves by the Morrison Government to ensure Australians have access to medications through the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme during the COVID-19 crisis.

    National | Media Release

  3. Member-proprietor only

    Australia Post offering option for medicine home delivery

    28 March 2020

    Members may see some media over the weekend regarding a medicine home delivery option being offered by Australia Post. The Guild has been involved in negotiations with Australia Post over this offer, and I am contacting you today to make…

    National | Guild Alert

  4. Member-proprietor only

    Patient signatures

    27 March 2020

    The Guild is aware of and commends the efforts of members to reduce the risk of virus transmission between, to or from staff and patients. We have put the case to the Government to exempt the requirement for prescription signatures…

    National | Guild Alert

  5. National approach needed on continued dispensing

    26 March 2020

    Following announcements from both the NSW and Victorian State Governments, the Pharmacy Guild of Australia has today called for the continued dispensing measures introduced in response to the bushfire crisis in January to be made permanent to help our healthcare…

    National | Media Release

  6. Emergency supply extension welcome

    25 March 2020

    The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, NSW Branch, has today welcomed the NSW Government’s decision to extend by six months the special temporary authority for emergency supply of medicines without a prescription.

    NSW | Media Release

  7. Member-proprietor only

    1 April Price Changes - Second Release

    24 March 2020

    The Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (Ahpra) has released an update indicating how it may respond to changes in the way that individuals are registered to assist in managing the demands of the health workforce in relation to COVID-19.

    National | Guild Alert

  8. COVID-19: The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Queensland, Launches Community Update Service

    24 March 2020

    COVID-19: The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Queensland, Launches Community Update Service

    National, QLD | Media Release

  9. Letter from the Chief Medical Officer to Pharmacists

    23 March 2020

    Letter from the Chief Medical Officer to Pharmacists.

    National | Media Release

  10. Member-proprietor only

    AHPRA confirms fast tracking of registration to address COVID-19 workforce shortages

    20 March 2020

    The Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (Ahpra) has released an update indicating how it may respond to changes in the way that individuals are registered to assist in managing the demands of the health workforce in relation to COVID-19.

    National | Guild Alert

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