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  1. Eye care course boosts pharmacist skills

    19 October 2016

    The Guild Pharmacy Academy, Optometry Australia and Alcon Novartis Pharmaceuticals are collaboratively developing an online course, ‘Pharmacy Health Solutions: Eye Care’, to assist pharmacists in the appropriate management of self-limiting conditions of the eye with non-prescription medicines.

    National | Training

  2. Pharmacist vaccination: boosting global health outcomes

    19 October 2016

    An international study of the impact of pharmacist vaccination has found the use of pharmacists to administer vaccines is a highly effective public health strategy, with potential to directly benefit the health of more than half a billion people. The…

    National

  3. 94% of shoppers trust advice of their community pharmacist

    19 October 2016

    Australian consumers overwhelmingly trust their community pharmacists and choose to buy their medicines from a pharmacy rather than from a supermarket, research released this week shows. The research, by customer satisfaction and ratings agency Canstar Blue, found 94 per cent…

    National

  4. Appropriate use of stimulant laxatives – a clinical refresher

    19 October 2016

    The Guild Pharmacy Academy has announced a clinical refresher for pharmacists on the appropriate use of stimulant laxatives. While the course provides pharmacists with the clinical aspects of constipation, the focus is on the conversations that pharmacists have with their…

    National | Training

  5. National Student Business Plan 2016 finalists

    19 October 2016

    Congratulations to the three finalist teams in the Pharmacy Guild of Australia’s National Student Business Plan Competition.

    National, NSW

  6. Helping pregnant women quit smoking

    18 October 2016

    Community pharmacies in Canberra will take part in an innovative program to help pregnant women quit smoking.

    National, ACT

  7. Guild submission to Pharmacy Review

    5 October 2016

    The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has made a series of recommendations to the Review of Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation that would deliver improved patient outcomes and sustain local community pharmacies into the 2020s and beyond. The Pharmacy Review is being…

    National | Advocacy

  8. Transforming pharmacies to deliver more for patients

    5 October 2016

    Community pharmacies all over Australia now have an opportunity to transform their businesses in a way that will deliver better outcomes for patients, and stronger businesses for pharmacists and pharmacy staff. The Pharmacy Guild of Australia is focused on delivering…

    National

  9. Pharmacy regulations deliver consumer benefit - Ergas

    5 October 2016

    The distinguished economist Professor Henry Ergas has delivered an analysis of the two main pillars of community pharmacy regulation which shows they deliver significant benefit to consumers and to taxpayers. Delivering the annual Judy Liauw address at the Pharmacy Connect…

    National

  10. Counselling guide for patients who are prescribed rivaroxaban

    5 October 2016

    The Guild Pharmacy Academy has partnered with Bayer Australia Limited to develop an online learning course which examines the use of the anticoagulant drug rivaroxaban (XARELTO®). The course provides pharmacists with an understanding of the purpose and benefits of anticoagulant…

    National | Training

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