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    Urgent product defect correction from the TGA re Endone boxes

    11 October 2019

    Level: Consumer Class: Class I Reference: RC-2019-RN-01122-1 Date Agreed: 29/07/2019 PRODUCT: ENDONE oxycodone hydrochloride 5mg tablet blister pack Batch Number: CW612 Expiry: Nov 2020 AUST R: 14945 Sponsor: Aspen Pharma Pty Ltd Phone: 1300 659 656 Aspen Medical Information…

    National | Guild Alert

  2. Member-proprietor only

    Broader Health Care Homes patient enrolment deadline reached

    11 October 2019

    Pharmacies located close to participating Health Care Home practices/Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Care Services (ACCHS) are strongly encouraged to meet with the practice staff to discuss how your pharmacy can support their HCH patients through the Community Pharmacy in Health…

    National | Guild Alert

  3. Member-proprietor only

    Addendum to today's Alert re Health Care Homes trial

    11 October 2019

    In our earlier Guild Alert today regarding the Health Care Homes trial practices there is an issue with the link through to the list of participating practices.

    National | Guild Alert

  4. Member-proprietor only

    1 October 2019 PBS Price Reductions - indicative list

    11 October 2019

    1 October 2019 is the seventh 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

  5. Member-proprietor only

    Ramsay case decision

    11 October 2019

    The NSW Supreme Court has dismissed an action brought by the Pharmacy Guild and three pharmacist members seeking a ruling on whether Ramsay Health Care has a financial interest in certain Ramsay-branded pharmacies in NSW under the terms of the…

    National | Guild Alert

  6. Member-proprietor only

    Carer's leave case

    11 October 2019

    On 21 August, the Federal Court ruled that employees who worked three 12-hour shifts a week at a Cadbury chocolate factory are entitled to 10 calendar days of paid personal/carer's leave (thus 120 hours) a year. The ruling (known legally…

    National | Guild Alert

  7. Member-proprietor only

    1 October 2019 PBS Price Changes

    11 October 2019

    Further to the list of indicative price disclosure reductions provided in August, the Guild has now received the full list of medicines with price changes occurring on 1 October 2019. There are a number of items that were not in…

    National | Guild Alert

  8. Member-proprietor only

    TGA Urgent Medicine Recall - Sandoz Ranitidine

    11 October 2019

    Level: Retail Class: Class II Reference: RC-2019-RN-01311-1 Date Agreed: 17/09/2019 Product: Sandoz RanitidineMylanta Ranitidine 300mg 24Hour Action Tablet 14's Blister (also available in supermarkets, only one batch is in the market - BN:FT1235) ARTG 116268

    National | Guild Alert

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    Put your influenza vaccine pre-orders in now

    11 October 2019

    Pharmacists are reminded to place influenza vaccine pre-orders with your preferred wholesaler to ensure you have sufficient stock for the next flu season. Check with your wholesalers this month (October) when you can place a pre-order to secure a guaranteed…

    National | Guild Alert

  10. Pharmacists offer solutions to aged care challenges

    11 October 2019

    Community pharmacists play a pivotal role in providing services and medicines to the growing ageing population and this close association gives pharmacists an insight into the workings of the aged care system, and the areas which can be improved.

    National | Media Release

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