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  1. 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

  2. Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System - Interim Report

    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…

    National, VIC | Media Release | Community Engagement, Resilience, Advocacy

  3. Victorian pharmacists able to protect more people against the Flu

    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…

    VIC | Media Release | Community Engagement, Advocacy, Clinical

  4. New Branch Committee in Victoria

    16 July 2019

    The election of a new Branch Committee for the Victorian Branch of the Pharmacy Guild has been completed.The Victorian Branch President, Anthony Tassone, thanked all the candidates for their participation in the election, congratulating the successful candidates, and thanked the…

    National, VIC | Media Release | Leadership, Guild Corporate

  5. Community Pharmacy Welcomes Mental Health Royal Commission

    1 March 2019

    The Victorian Branch of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia welcomes the announcement made by the Victorian Minister for Mental Health Martin Foley of the terms of reference for the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System. The Pharmacy Guild Victorian…

    VIC | Media Release | Community Engagement, Leadership, Advocacy, Clinical

  6. Vic rural doctor shortage highlights need for pharmacists to utilise full scope of practice

    14 January 2019

    Reports of a shortage of general practitioners in Ballarat, Victoria, highlight the need to ensure community pharmacists are given the ability to operate to their full scope of practice to relieve pressure on doctors and ensure better health outcomes for…

    National, VIC | Media Release | Advocacy

  7. Community Pharmacy welcomes mental health Royal Commission

    25 October 2018

    The Victorian Branch of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia welcomes today’s announcement that a re-elected Andrews Labor Government will hold a Royal Commission into mental health.The Royal Commission will be the first of its kind in Australia, and will address…

    VIC | Media Release | Community Engagement, Leadership, Guild Corporate, Advocacy

  8. Over-the-counter oral contraceptive

    22 October 2018

    Over-the-counter oral contraceptive a win for patientsThe Victorian Branch of the Pharmacy Guild welcomes the announcement by the Victorian Shadow Minister for Health, Mary Wooldridge that an elected Coalition government will improve access of the oral contraceptive pill to make…

    VIC | Media Release | Community Engagement, Advocacy, Clinical

  9. Doctor groups urged to put patients first

    14 August 2018

    It is of deep concern that some doctor groups continue to call into question the benefits of pharmacists’ scope of vaccination.

    National, VIC | Media Release | Advocacy

  10. Community pharmacy stands ready to join fight against measles

    13 August 2018

    Community pharmacist immunisers across Victoria stand ready to contribute to the fight against measles by administering the vaccine under the plan announced by Minister for Health Jill Hennessy today.

    National, VIC | Media Release | Advocacy, Clinical

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