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29 May 2019
The submission period for Rural Pharmacy Maintenance Allowance (RPMA) renewal applications closes on 14 June 2019.
17 April 2019
Arthritis Australia has launched an action plan which it says provides an evidence-based blueprint to guide national efforts to improve health and quality of life for people living with arthritis, and reduce the cost and prevalence of the condition.
23 January 2019
The National Australia Bank sees community pharmacies increasingly transforming into health hubs which build on the trust and respect they have as community health practitioners.
23 January 2019
The national My Health Record opt-out period which commenced in July 2018 will conclude on 31 January 2019, and shortly after My Health Records will be created for most patients.
28 November 2018
Guild members have exclusive and free access to the state-of-the-art Opportunity Analysis (OA) tool as well as a ScriptMAP 2020 subscription as part of their 2018-19 membership.
31 October 2018
There’s an air of excitement around the Pharmacy Guild at the moment about an innovative new approach to superannuation being introduced by GuildSuper.
22 August 2018
The opt-out period for having a My Health Record has been extended until 15 November this year.
25 July 2018
There is a good reason why virtually every major peak health body supports the ‘opt out’ My Health Record. They realise that it will provide health practitioners with significantly enhanced access to the information they need to treat their patients…
25 July 2018
With the introduction of My Health Record and advanced health web and mobile applications, ensuring pharmacies are safe from a cyber-attack is now more important than ever.
11 July 2018
The Pharmacy Guild this week is beginning a national mail-out of materials to all community pharmacies to support the My Health Record initiative.