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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. Rent relief

    8 April 2020

    The States and Territories have agreed to implement a national retail leasing code of conduct to provide rent relief for businesses hit by the COVID-19 crisis.

    National | Forefront

  2. Pharmacies ready to help protect Australians against the flu

    8 April 2020

    Community pharmacies stand ready to help all Australians follow the advice of the Minister for Health, Greg Hunt, to get their flu vaccination this month.

    National | Forefront

  3. PBS continued dispensing a win for all Australians

    8 April 2020

    The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has welcomed moves by the Morrison Government to ensure Australians have access to medications through the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme during the COVID-19 crisis.

    National | Forefront

  4. 2020 immunisation update

    8 April 2020

    The rapid spread of COVID-19 across the globe has alerted people to how devastating infectious diseases can be and the importance of immunisation as a public health measure.

    National | Forefront

  5. New RUM bins

    8 April 2020

    The Return Unwanted Medicines Project has released new one-way RUM bins which have been designed to provide increased security and privacy for consumers, pharmacists and those transporting the bins.

    National | Forefront

  6. APP Online wrap-up

    8 April 2020

    More than 1,000 people tuned in to the APP Online livestream to view the reworked, digital format of the Australian Pharmacy Professional (APP) Conference.

    National | Forefront

  7. Positivity during a tough time

    8 April 2020

    The announcement last week of the Guild’s Pharmacy of the Year was a special moment of positivity in what has otherwise been a trying and demanding time for community pharmacists and their staff, and indeed for all Australians.

    National | Forefront

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

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