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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 Assistant of the Year nominations

    20 March 2019

    Nominations for the 2019 Pharmacy Guild of Australia/Maxigesic Pharmacy Assistant of the Year Award (PATY) are now open.

    National | Forefront | Community Engagement, Leadership

  2. Pharmacy of the Year announced

    20 March 2019

    The announcement by the Minister for Health Greg Hunt of Flanner’s Pharmacy in Forbes, NSW, as 2019 Guild Pharmacy of the Year was a highlight of the recent APP2019 conference and exhibition.

    National | Forefront | Community Engagement, Innovation, Leadership

  3. Pharmacy Connect 2019

    20 March 2019

    The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has announced that the fourth annual Pharmacy Connect will be held from 5-7 September 2019 at the Hilton Hotel in Sydney.

    National | Forefront | Marketing, Community Engagement

  4. Academic support for CP2025

    20 March 2019

    The concept of community pharmacies transitioning into community health hubs is strongly supported by the Council of Pharmacy Schools of Australia and New Zealand.

    National | Forefront | Innovation, Leadership

  5. Commitment to influencing change

    20 March 2019

    The commitment to provide input and influence change in community pharmacy prompted Victorian pharmacist Grace Chong to embark on a path that has led to her now being a National Councillor of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia.

    National | Forefront | Leadership

  6. Political support for community pharmacy

    20 March 2019

    By Pam PriceInterim Executive DirectorThe recent national conference of the Pharmacy Guild, known as APP - Australian Pharmacy Professional – produced some outstanding insights into the direction of community pharmacy in Australia and around the world.

    National | Forefront | Leadership, Advocacy

  7. Pharmacy of the Year category winners

    5 March 2019

    The high standard of entries among finalists in this year’s Guild Pharmacy of the Year competition has resulted in judges naming four community pharmacies as category winners.

    National | Forefront

  8. Right time to cut PBS payments

    5 March 2019

    The recent Ipsos Issues Monitor survey has confirmed the time is right for action to address voters’ concerns about health and the cost-of-living.

    National | Forefront

  9. 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

  10. 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

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