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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. Australia Post launches Pharmacy Home Delivery Service

    30 March 2020

    Australia Post has teamed up with The Pharmacy Guild of Australia to deliver medicines via a contactless pharmacy home delivery service.

    QLD | Branch News

  2. ALERT#17 Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) Change to case definition

    27 March 2020

    There are now 8 patients total diagnosed in the NT with COVID19. A couple, both in their 70s, were diagnosed last night in Darwinafter return from overseas. On feeling unwell they attended Royal Darwin Hospital (RDH) telling of their overseas…

    NT | Branch News

  3. Community pharmacies: Step up

    25 March 2020

    Community pharmacies are once again stepping up at a time when they are facing unprecedented demands on their businesses and their personal lives.

    National | Forefront

  4. Pharmacy of the Year announcement delayed

    25 March 2020

    The announcement of the Pharmacy of the Year 2020 has been delayed due to the unprecedented demand on community pharmacies across Australia as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.

    National | Forefront

  5. COVID-19 Guidelines for Community Pharmacy

    25 March 2020

    As one of the most accessible of all health professionals, community pharmacies are often the first point of contact for information and advice related to COVID-19, as well as for the continued supply of medicines for those with chronic conditions.…

    National | Forefront

  6. Pharmacy Assistant of the Year nominations open

    25 March 2020

    Nominations for the National Pharmacy Assistant of the Year Award are now open.

    National | Forefront

  7. Why I Love Rural Pharmacy video competition

    25 March 2020

    The postponement of APP because of the COVID-19 crisis disrupted plans for delegates to enjoy one of the highlights of the conference – the viewing and people’s choice judging of the Why I Love Rural Pharmacy video competition.

    National | Forefront

  8. Getting ahead with My Pharmacy Career

    25 March 2020

    Employment in the community pharmacy sector is a key issue at the moment and this has underscored the importance of My Pharmacy Career, the Pharmacy Guild of Australia’s central location for community pharmacies across Australia to advertise jobs.

    National | Forefront

  9. World Kidney Day

    11 March 2020

    Chronic kidney disease is more prevalent that many people think and according to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, some 10 per cent of Australian adults have signs of the disease.

    National | Forefront

  10. Heart Foundation app

    11 March 2020

    Pharmacists and other health professionals can now carry around Australian cardiology guidelines in the palm of their hand, via a new Heart Foundation app that aims to bridge gaps in patient care.

    National | Forefront

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