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  1. Emergency supply of medicines

    5 March 2019

    Current arrangements for the supply of medicines by a pharmacist in an emergency and in the absence of a valid prescription allow supply of a very limited amount of medicine (generally only three days’ worth) to a patient as a…

    National | Forefront

  2. Lung action plan

    5 March 2019

    A National Strategic Action Plan for Lung Conditions has been launched which provides a detailed, person-centred roadmap for addressing chronic lung conditions facing Australians.

    National | Forefront

  3. A parting observation

    5 March 2019

    This is my last Forefront column as I have announced that I am retiring from the Guild. It has been a privilege to share my thoughts with you each fortnight and to welcome occasional guest columnists from within and outside…

    National | Forefront

  4. National Palliative Care strategy updated

    5 March 2019

    The Federal Government has released its updated National Palliative Care Strategy which identifies six guiding principles as being fundamental to ensure that all people experience the palliative care they need.

    National | Forefront

  5. Community Pharmacy Welcomes Mental Health Royal Commission

    1 March 2019

    The Victorian Branch of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia welcomes the announcement made by the Victorian Minister for Mental Health Martin Foley of the terms of reference for the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System. The Pharmacy Guild Victorian…

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

  6. Guild Executive Director David Quilty retiring

    22 February 2019

    David Quilty is to retire as the Executive Director of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia.

    National | Media Release

  7. Queensland Pharmacy Guild receives Government funding for Women in Pharmacy

    20 February 2019

    The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Queensland Branch has been named as a successful recipient as part of the Queensland Government’s Advancing Women in Business Initiative.The initiative aims to provide female pharmacists, interns, pharmacy students and pharmacy staff with support, education…

    QLD | Media Release

  8. 9 out of 10 Australians to have a My Health Record

    20 February 2019

    The Australian Digital Health Agency has today announced that 9 out 10 Australians will have a My Health Record following the conclusion of the opt-out period.

    National | Forefront

  9. Rethink on asthma called for

    20 February 2019

    A rethink of asthma management practices has been called for in a new discussion paper released this week by the National Asthma Council Australia.

    National | Forefront

  10. How old is your heart?

    20 February 2019

    The Heart Foundation has launched a ‘Heart Age Calculator’ to help people understand their risk of having a heart attack or stroke by comparing their ‘heart age’ to their actual age.

    National | Forefront

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