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  1. Welcome recognition of skills of pharmacists

    12 June 2019

    The decision by the Advisory Committee on Medicines Scheduling (ACMS) to reschedule modified release paracetamol 665mg as S3 (Pharmacist Only) products is a pragmatic approach which recognises the skills and training of community pharmacists.

    National | Forefront

  2. Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

    29 May 2019

    June is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month, an annual event aimed at raising awareness about Australia’s second deadliest cancer, which claims the lives of 103 Australians every week.

    National | Forefront | Community Engagement

  3. RPMA renewal applications

    29 May 2019

    The submission period for Rural Pharmacy Maintenance Allowance (RPMA) renewal applications closes on 14 June 2019.

    National | Forefront | Business Administration

  4. Dementia friendly pharmacies

    29 May 2019

    The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Queensland Branch has acquired funding as part of the Queensland Government’s Advancing Queensland: An Age-Friendly Community Grants Program to enable pharmacies to become dementia friendly.

    National | Forefront | Community Engagement, Innovation

  5. Plea to vaccinate against pneumococcal pneumonia

    29 May 2019

    Statistics show that one in 10 Australians aged over 65 years who are hospitalised with pneumonia die from the “killer lung infection”, according to the Lung Foundation of Australia.

    National | Forefront | Community Engagement

  6. Need for greater access to flu vaccinations

    29 May 2019

    The current flu season has highlighted the urgency of giving consumers greater access to flu vaccinations through community pharmacies. With the death toll this year now standing at more than 100, and with some 59,000 laboratory confirmed cases of the…

    National | Forefront | Community Engagement, Advocacy

  7. Greg Hunt reappointed

    29 May 2019

    The reappointment of Greg Hunt as Minister for Health removes the uncertainty that is part and parcel of any election process, and opens the way to further build on the advances in community pharmacy that we have seen under the…

    National | Forefront | Leadership, Advocacy

  8. Palliative Care: “What Matters Most?’

    15 May 2019

    National Palliative Care Week, being held from 19-25 May, this year focuses on “What matters most?”, a theme which addresses the need for Australians to plan ahead for their end-of-life care and discuss it with their loved ones and health…

    National | Forefront | Community Engagement

  9. TWCM Rosny Park wins CP2025 competition

    15 May 2019

    Congratulations to our CP2025 competition entrant TerryWhite Chemmart Rosny Park, Tasmania, which have won a $2000 transformation package for their pharmacy.

    National | Forefront | Community Engagement, Innovation

  10. Pharmacy Assistant of the Year nominations closing soon

    15 May 2019

    Nominations for the 2019 Pharmacy Guild of Australia/Maxigesic Pharmacy Assistant of the Year Award (PATY) close on 24 May 2019 with the winner to be announced at the Pharmacy Assistant National Conference on 12 October 2019 in Brisbane.

    National | Forefront | Innovation, Leadership

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