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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.

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  1. 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

  2. Trust in pharmacists high

    7 June 2017

    Doctors and pharmacists have been nominated as the two top sources of health and wellbeing information in a survey commissioned by Blackmores.

    National | Forefront | Clinical

  3. QCPP unveils major update

    7 June 2017

    Community pharmacy’s Quality Care Pharmacy Program has been updated and revised to meet the changing business and practice environment of community pharmacies.

    National | Forefront | Business Administration, Infrastructure, Clinical

  4. Atopic dermatitis course boosts pharmacists’ skills

    26 April 2017

    Atopic dermatitis affects up to 20 per cent of children and 3 per cent of adults worldwide. May is Eczema Awareness Month, with this years’ campaign focusing on young Australians living with the condition. ABS data shows more than 1.06…

    National | Forefront | Training, Community Engagement, Clinical

  5. Pneumonia Awareness Week

    26 April 2017

    Pneumonia Awareness Week which runs from 7-14 May, aims to encourage all Australians, especially those in high-risk groups including older Australians, to Know Pneumonia and address complacency.

    National | Forefront | Community Engagement, Clinical

  6. RUM education campaign

    14 March 2017

    The Return Unwanted Medicines (RUM) project will be commencing a national awareness campaign this June to educate Australian consumers about responsibly disposing of expired and unwanted medicines via their local pharmacy.

    National | Forefront | Clinical

  7. Australia’s largest study into causes of Type 1 diabetes

    8 March 2017

    Type 1 Diabetes in children is twice as common as it was 20 years ago. To understand why, a world-first study will follow babies from pregnancy through to childhood.

    National | Forefront | Clinical


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