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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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…
28 August 2017
Tobacco smoking, according to the World Health Organisation, accounts for the highest burden of disease of any modifiable risk factor.
14 August 2017
The Pharmacy Guild will continue to participate in the TGA codeine working group.