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  1. Patients to benefit from Chronic Pain MedsChecks

    22 October 2018

    The national Chronic Pain MedsCheck Trial which is now underway across Australia will provide tangible benefit to patients suffering from long-term pain.

    National | Media Release | Advocacy, Clinical

  2. Nationally consistent approach to pharmacist administered vaccination

    15 October 2018

    The Pharmacy Guild of Australia welcomes today’s statement by the Federal, State and Territory Health Ministers that a nationally consistent approach to pharmacist administered vaccination is desirable.

    National | Media Release | Training, Clinical

  3. Community pharmacy stands ready to join fight against measles

    13 August 2018

    Community pharmacist immunisers across Victoria stand ready to contribute to the fight against measles by administering the vaccine under the plan announced by Minister for Health Jill Hennessy today.

    National, VIC | Media Release | Advocacy, Clinical

  4. New pharmacy program for patients with chronic pain

    25 January 2018

    The Pharmacy Guild of Australia welcomes the new trial program through community pharmacies across Australia to support people suffering from chronic pain. The trial program, known as Pain MedsCheck, was announced today by the Federal Minister for Health, Greg Hunt.

    National | Media Release | Clinical

  5. MedsASSIST to be discontinued

    8 January 2018

    MedsASSIST – the real time recording system developed by the Pharmacy Guild of Australia to help reduce the misuse of over-the-counter combination analgesic medicines containing codeine – will be discontinued nationally from the night of 31 January 2018.

    National | Media Release | Business Administration, Community Engagement, Clinical

  6. Helping pharmacy assistants support patients to manage pain

    13 November 2017

    One in five Australians live with ongoing pain but less than 10% of people experiencing ongoing pain have access to care , according to the latest research.

    National | Media Release | Guild Corporate, Clinical

  7. Guild welcomes medically supervised injecting room in Victoria

    31 October 2017

    The Victorian Branch of the Pharmacy Guild strongly commends the Premier Daniel Andrews and the Minister for Mental Health Martin Foley for their commitment to the health and safety of the community by delivering an initial two year trial of…

    National, VIC | Media Release | Community Engagement, Advocacy, Clinical

  8. Joint Media Release: Government support for codeine transition welcomed

    4 September 2017

    The Pharmacy Guild of Australia and the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia have welcomed the Federal Government’s decision to provide funding for training and communications to support pharmacists around the upscheduling of pain relief medicines containing codeine leading up to 1…

    National | Media Release | Clinical

  9. Successful smoking cessation through pharmacies

    28 August 2017

    Tobacco smoking, according to the World Health Organisation, accounts for the highest burden of disease of any modifiable risk factor.

    National | Media Release | Clinical

  10. Guild approach to codeine – putting patients first

    14 August 2017

    The Pharmacy Guild will continue to participate in the TGA codeine working group.

    National | Media Release | Guild Corporate, Clinical

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