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  1. Member-pharmacy only

    Anthony's Desk 27th February

    3 March 2020

    In this special edition Message from Anthony, he requests members to contact their local Member of Parliament to oppose the 60-day dispensing measure (even if they have already contacted them in the past). He also reiterates the message from National…

    VIC | Branch News | Leadership, Guild Corporate, Advocacy

  2. Member-pharmacy only

    Anthony's Desk 11th February

    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.…

    VIC | Branch News | Community Engagement, Leadership, Resilience, Guild Corporate, Advocacy, Clinical

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Network & Grow - 14th November

    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…

    VIC | Branch News | Training, Business Administration, Marketing, Community Engagement, Innovation, Leadership

  6. Member-pharmacy only

    Plastic Bag Ban - 1 Nov

    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…

    VIC | Branch News | Business Administration, Marketing, Community Engagement

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

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