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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…
29 November 2019
Victorian pharmacists ready to help improve mental health systemThe Pharmacy Guild of Australia welcomes the interim report of the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System.Victorian Branch President of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia Anthony Tassone said the Royal Commission…
12 November 2019
The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Queensland Branch has received funding from the Central Queensland, Wide Bay, Sunshine Coast Primary Health Network (PHN) to conduct early suicide prevention training to both community pharmacy staff and members of the public.
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…
25 October 2019
The important role of community pharmacists in mental health care has been recognised by the NSW Government through new funding to train pharmacists in regional areas to identify and assist patients with mental health issues.
10 October 2019
The Victorian Branch of the Pharmacy Guild welcomes the announcement today by the Victorian Minister for Health, Jenny Mikakos that will see children as young as ten years of age be able to receive their annual vaccination against the flu…
12 September 2019
Queensland community pharmacy owner Lucy Walker will depart next week on a 7 week round the world Churchill Fellowship investigating innovations to benefit her patients in Goondiwindi and further afield.
7 August 2019
The Victoria Branch's submission to the Royal Commission into Mental Health is available here