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  1. Community pharmacy – full steam ahead

    5 September 2018

    References to pharmacists seeking a “broader”, “expanded” or “enhanced” scope of practice often arouse controversy in the health sector with some doctor groups and others seeing this as a potential intrusion into their areas of expertise.…

    National | Forefront | Leadership, Advocacy

  2. Vaccinations help dramatic cut in flu cases

    5 September 2018

    The latest national influenza data reflects the major impact arising from the committed effort the community pharmacy sector has put into raising vaccination rates across Australia.

    National | Forefront | Advocacy, Clinical

  3. Victoria’s real-time monitoring to start next month

    5 September 2018

    Victoria’s real-time prescription monitoring system will begin in the Western Victoria Primary Health Network catchment next month before rolling out across the State early next year.

    National | Forefront | Innovation, Advocacy

  4. Chronic Pain MedsCheck trial

    5 September 2018

    The Pharmacy Guild has called for expressions of interest from pharmacies wanting to take part in the Chronic Pain MedsCheck Trial.

    National | Forefront | Leadership, Clinical

  5. Consumers support expanded pharmacy vaccinations

    22 August 2018

    A survey of more than 1000 Australian adults has found overwhelming support for pharmacists being allowed to administer a full range of vaccines.

    National | Forefront | Advocacy, Clinical

  6. More evidence of need for real time monitoring

    22 August 2018

    International Overdose Awareness Day, a global event held on 31 August each year, is an opportunity to also recognise the work of community pharmacies is helping to reduce medication misadventures such as overdoses, and the importance of real time prescription…

    National | Forefront | Community Engagement, Advocacy

  7. Community pharmacy vital for rural health

    22 August 2018

    Last week, the Pharmacy Guild was pleased to recognise retiring Nationals Senator John Williams.

    National | Forefront | Leadership, Advocacy

  8. Guild turns 90

    22 August 2018

    This week (20-24 August) 90 years ago, visionary community pharmacists held the first National Council meeting of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia which they established to link all State pharmaceutical organisations with a single body.

    National | Forefront | Community Engagement, Leadership, Advocacy

  9. National Student Business Plan finalists

    22 August 2018

    Three finalist teams have been announced in the Pharmacy Guild of Australia’s 2018 National Student Business Plan Competition.

    National | Forefront | Innovation, Leadership

  10. Ownership a foundation stone

    8 August 2018

    The fervent belief that pharmacies must be owned by pharmacists is the foundation stone of the Pharmacy Guild’s espousal of the benefits of the community pharmacy model.

    National | Forefront | Advocacy

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