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  1. Challenges of a zero growth PBS

    24 January 2018

    Two sets of recently released PBS figures highlight the size of the challenge faced by community pharmacies around Australia.

    National | Forefront | Clinical

  2. MedsASSIST shutdown

    24 January 2018

    MedsASSIST, the Guild’s real time recording system to help reduce the misuse of over-the-counter combination analgesic medicines containing codeine, will be discontinued nationally from the night of 31 January 2018.

    National | Forefront | Clinical

  3. Maximising hiring

    27 September 2017

    When it's time to recruit a new staff member, it is vital that sufficient time is devoted to the selection process.Ensuring that the next person hired in a community pharmacy is a real asset to the team is a topic…

    National | Forefront | HR, Capability, Training

  4. Role of pharmacists in HIV management

    30 August 2017

    Guild Learning and Development has announced a new course focusing on the role pharmacists have in providing HIV patients and other healthcare providers with advice on medication management and general health maintenance.

    National | Forefront | Clinical

  5. MedsASSIST – putting patients first

    16 August 2017

    Community pharmacies around Australia are putting patients first by voluntarily implementing MedsASSIST – a real time recording and monitoring system for the sale of over-the-counter medicines containing codeine.

    National | Forefront | Guild Corporate, Clinical

  6. Labelling changes information

    16 August 2017

    The Therapeutic Goods Administration has introduced improvements to help bring Australian medicine labels up to date and align them with international best practice.

    National | Forefront | Clinical

  7. Codeine update

    19 July 2017

    The Guild believes community pharmacists must lead the management of the transition of the nearly one million Australians who annually use codeine containing over-the-counter analgesics.

    National | Forefront | Clinical

  8. Pharmacy leads organ donation initiative

    19 July 2017

    A WA pharmacy is leading the push to have community pharmacies become a centre for organ donor registration.

    National | Forefront | Innovation, Clinical

  9. Compounding guidelines update

    5 July 2017

    The Pharmacy Board has announced that revised guidance on the expiry of compounded parenteral medicines is expected in the next few weeks.

    National | Forefront | Clinical

  10. RUM awareness campaign launched

    5 July 2017

    Pharmacies across Australia are being encouraged to prepare for increased collection volumes of unwanted medicines following the launch of a new Return Unwanted Medicines (RUM) national awareness campaign.

    National | Forefront | Community Engagement, Clinical

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