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Forefront is a fortnightly e-newsletter from the Pharmacy Guild of Australia.

Subscription to Forefront is free and – while content is produced with Guild members in mind as the primary audience – open to anyone interested in news and current events relating to community pharmacy in Australia.

Just as community pharmacists are at the forefront of primary health care in the Australian community, Forefront aims to provide up-to-date, relevant and valuable content to subscribers.

Subscribers will receive regular (typically fortnightly) email summaries that link to more in-depth content on the Guild website. These summaries aim to provide a quick and convenient snapshot of news, which provides value to the reader even if they do not have time to view the expanded content.

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  1. Pharmacy Review Interim Report imminent

    21 June 2017

    The imminent release of the Interim Report of the Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation Review makes it timely for the Guild to reiterate its position on this major review of community pharmacy.

    National | Forefront | Business Administration, Guild Corporate

  2. Bid to keep codeine available under special circumstances

    21 June 2017

    The Pharmacy Guild is devoting significant resources and effort to ensure that patients continue to have access to their much-needed pain medications when the up-scheduling of codeine containing analgesics to prescription-only occurs on 1 February

    National | Forefront | Clinical

  3. Sleep disorder awareness

    21 June 2017

    The Sleep Health Foundation will launch its annual awareness campaign from July 3 to highlight alertness, safety, productivity and screening for sleep disorders.

    National | Forefront

  4. Paracetamol and ibuprofen combination analgesics online training

    21 June 2017

    Guild Learning and Development is partnering with RB in the development of a QCPP Refresher training online course titled ‘Paracetamol and ibuprofen combination analgesics’.

    National | Forefront | Training

  5. Community pharmacy program changes

    21 June 2017

    Following announcement in May of the Pharmacy Compact agreed to between the Federal Government and the Pharmacy Guild, details were provided this week of how the funds will be allocated.

    National | Forefront | Business Administration

  6. Student Business Plan Competition quarter finalists

    21 June 2017

    A total of nine teams have progressed to the quarter-final round of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia’s annual National Student Business Plan Competition.

    National | Forefront | Capability

  7. Guild Digest shows impact of 6CPA

    21 June 2017

    The release of the 2017 Guild Digest has shown the impact of the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement (6CPA) on the operating landscape of community pharmacy.

    National | Forefront | Business Administration

  8. Major developments for community pharmacies

    21 June 2017

    The Government and the Pharmacy Guild have agreed the enhancements to community pharmacy programs that will commence from 1 July and be funded from the $600 million in the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement.

    National | Forefront

  9. Politicians highlight value of pharmacist vaccination

    7 June 2017

    More than 17 per cent of Federal politicians have highlighted the value of getting a flu vaccination administered by a pharmacist by getting their flu shot this year a community pharmacy in their electorate.

    National | Forefront | Clinical

  10. Pharmacists’ Support Service donations sought

    7 June 2017

    Pharmacists’ Support Service donation call – pharmacists supporting pharmacists

    National | Forefront

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