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    AIR registration update

    29 May 2017

    In May 2017, Queensland Health released a communication stating that vaccinations given by pharmacist should be reported to the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR).

    QLD | Business Administration, Clinical

  2. Member-pharmacy only

    Continued Dispensing Aiding Compliance

    29 May 2017

    A patient’s compliance and adherence to medication are one of the key factors to how well their medication works for them. The introduction of Continued Dispensing has played a key role in helping to break down one of the barriers…

    QLD | Business Administration, Clinical

  3. Member-pharmacy only

    Ransomware attacks

    15 May 2017

    The Pharmacy Guild is committed to providing support to all members and would suggest undertaking the following steps to protect against this attack.

    National | Guild Alert | Business Administration

  4. Member-pharmacy only

    PBS Price Changes – 1 June 2017

    10 May 2017

    PBS price changes for 1 June are now available. There are a number of price decreases scheduled for 1 June, 2017, and also a number of price increases related mainly to increases in Brand Price Premiums for a number of…

    National | PBS Price Changes | Business Administration

  5. Member-pharmacy only

    Dispensing Biosimilars

    7 April 2017

    Biosimilar substitution in community pharmacy was identified as an element of the 6CPA’s PBS Access and Sustainability Package to contain the cost of the PBS.

    National | Newsletter | Business Administration, Clinical

  6. Member-pharmacy only

    PBS Claims over Easter

    7 April 2017

    The Department of Human Services – Medicare has advised that PBS Online payments will be paid in advance over the Easter period.

    National | Newsletter | Business Administration

  7. Member-pharmacy only

    Changes to PBS Regulations

    4 April 2017

    The Guild has welcomed the changes which came into effect last week with the passage through Parliament of the National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Bill 2016.

    National | Business Administration

  8. Member-pharmacy only

    Highly Specialised Drugs Guide for all dispensing staff

    31 March 2017

    The Department of Human Services – Medicare has published an education guide to assist with the prescribing, dispensing and claiming of Highly Specialised Drugs (HSDs).

    National | Media Release | Business Administration

  9. Member-pharmacy only

    MedsASSIST to be discontinued

    29 March 2017

    MedsASSIST – the real time recording system developed by the Pharmacy Guild of Australia to help reduce the misuse of combination analgesic codeine containing medicines – will be discontinued nationally from 10 pm Australian Eastern Daylight Time tomorrow, Thursday 30…

    National | A Message From President

  10. Member-pharmacy only

    Chemotherapy Compounding Payment Scheme

    24 March 2017

    The proposed date for mandatory inclusion of the Compounder ID with eligible EFC claims is being extended.

    National | Business Administration

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