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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. APP2020 registrations now open & program available!

    12 November 2019

    Registrations are now open for the 2020 Australian Pharmacy Professional Conference and Trade Exhibition (APP2020)! APP2020 will be held from 19-22 March 2020 at the Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre. Registrations can be made at appconference.com, and the full…

    National, QLD | Media Release | Training

  2. Guild provides suicide prevention education and training to regional pharmacies and communities

    12 November 2019

    The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Queensland Branch has received funding from the Central Queensland, Wide Bay, Sunshine Coast Primary Health Network (PHN) to conduct early suicide prevention training to both community pharmacy staff and members of the public.

    QLD | Media Release | Training, Community Engagement

  3. Support for community pharmacists’ role in mental health

    25 October 2019

    The important role of community pharmacists in mental health care has been recognised by the NSW Government through new funding to train pharmacists in regional areas to identify and assist patients with mental health issues.

    NSW | Media Release | Training, Community Engagement

  4. Victorian pharmacists able to protect more people against the Flu

    10 October 2019

    The Victorian Branch of the Pharmacy Guild welcomes the announcement today by the Victorian Minister for Health, Jenny Mikakos that will see children as young as ten years of age be able to receive their annual vaccination against the flu…

    VIC | Media Release | Community Engagement, Advocacy, Clinical

  5. GuildEd reports surge in assessments

    8 October 2019

    GuildEd has had a bumper CPD year with an increase of 20,000 assessments completed on the platform compared to the last CPD year.

    National | Media Release | Training

  6. Queensland real-time prescription monitoring a step closer

    18 September 2019

    The Pharmacy Guild has welcomed the Queensland Parliament’s passing of the Medicines and Poisons Act and the Therapeutic Goods Act which brings real time prescription monitoring in the State a step closer.

    National, QLD | Media Release | Business Administration, Clinical

  7. Advertising therapeutic goods: A guide for pharmacists

    2 September 2019

    Therapeutic goods are subject to special advertising requirements beyond those which are required for everyday consumer goods.

    National | Media Release | Training

  8. The role of medical nutrition therapy in managing blood glucose levels

    13 August 2019

    The diet of a person living with diabetes, whether type 1 or type 2, has an influence on their blood glucose management and overall diabetes management.

    National | Media Release | Training

  9. Pharmacists welcome latest expansion of access to vaccination

    1 August 2019

    The WA Branch of the Pharmacy Guild congratulates the Minister for Health Roger Cook on the expansion of the schedule of vaccines to be administered by community pharmacists in WA.

    National, WA | Media Release | Community Engagement, Clinical

  10. Wicking Dementia Centre partners with Guild to improve dementia literacy

    24 July 2019

    Nearly half a million Australians are living with dementia and with the ageing population this number will double in the next 30 years.

    National | Media Release | Training

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