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    Hunt and King at APP

    11 March 2017

    Minister Hunt delivered an excellent, upbeat speech which provided the Guild with encouragement on a number of the issues on which we are currently engaged with the Government. He made clear he wants solutions.

    National | A Message From President | Business Administration, Leadership, Advocacy

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    Passage of PBS legislation welcomed

    23 February 2017

    The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has welcomed the passage of the National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Bill through the Senate today, allowing the implementation of the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement from 1 July.

    National | Guild Alert

  3. Member-pharmacy only

    Efficient Funding of Chemotherapy – Payment Update for Members

    23 February 2017

    The Department of Health has confirmed that payment of the EFC compounding fee directly to compounders scheduled to commence from 1 September has been deferred. The interim arrangements in place since 1 July in which the $40 EFC compounding fee…

    National | Guild Alert

  4. Member-pharmacy only

    Price Disclosure Reductions for 2015 October Cycle

    23 February 2017

    The list of percentage price reductions from the October 2015 Price Disclosure cycle is now available.

    National | Guild Alert

  5. Member-pharmacy only

    Commencement of new NDSS supply arrangements

    23 February 2017

    From Monday, 18 July 2016, the new product supply arrangements for the National Diabetes Services Scheme will commence. Under the new arrangements, NDSS products will be supplied to community pharmacy NDSS Access Points through the CSO wholesaler distribution network, the…

    National | Guild Alert

  6. Member-pharmacy only

    1 April Price Reductions

    23 February 2017

    1 April 2017 is the second Price Disclosure cycle that will incorporate the removal of originator brands from the calculation. As the originator is less likely to offer the same level of trading term discount as generics, the exclusion of…

    National | Guild Alert

  7. Member-pharmacy only

    Guild Disclosure Statements

    23 February 2017

    In accordance with the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Amendment Act 2012, the National Secretariat and Branches respectively are required to make available to Members by 31 December each year the following disclosures: Identity, remuneration and non-cash benefits details of the…

    National | Guild Alert

  8. Member-pharmacy only

    New claiming requirements for Section 100 IVF prescriptions

    23 February 2017

    Some members will now be dispensing Section 100 IVF listed medicines as a result of the changes in July 2015 to the Section 100 IVF Program which introduced prescription based supply. Since the introduction of the changes, prescribers have been…

    National | Guild Alert

  9. Member-pharmacy only

    Key speech by Professor Henry Ergas on pharmacy regulation

    23 February 2017

    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 | Guild Alert

  10. Member-pharmacy only

    Guild Alert: Changes to the PBS – the facts

    23 February 2017

    Over the last few days there has been significant media interest in the changes to the PBS, introduced 1 January. The focus of these stories has been primarily the optional PBS co-payment discount and the de-listing of Panadol Osteo. Both…

    National | Guild Alert

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