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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.

Subscribers will receive regular (typically fortnightly) email summaries that link to more in-depth content on the Guild website. These summaries aim to provide a quick and convenient snapshot of news, which provides value to the reader even if they do not have time to view the expanded content.

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  1. Guild welcomes medically supervised injecting room in Victoria

    31 October 2017

    The Victorian Branch of the Pharmacy Guild strongly commends the Premier Daniel Andrews and the Minister for Mental Health Martin Foley for their commitment to the health and safety of the community by delivering an initial two year trial of…

    National, VIC | Media Release | Community Engagement, Advocacy, Clinical

  2. Applications for 2018 rural pharmacy scholarship now open

    24 October 2017

    Students from rural and remote locations who are studying pharmacy or are intending to study pharmacy are invited to apply for the Rural Pharmacy Scholarships for 2018.

    National | Media Release | Community Engagement

  3. Value of pharmacist-delivered vaccinations

    11 October 2017

    The number of confirmed cases of the flu this season has now topped 199,500 according to the Immunisation Coalition, and this figure continues to rise as the season extends beyond its usual length.

    National | Forefront | Community Engagement, Advocacy

  4. Protecting against cyber crime

    11 October 2017

    This is Stay Smart Online Week, an event designed to highlight some simple steps to online safety to avoid becoming one of the increasing number of businesses being robbed, held to ransom, or shut down by online criminals.

    National | Forefront | Business Administration, Community Engagement

  5. Flu vax expansion needed

    27 September 2017

    The ongoing severe flu season has highlighted the need to extend the role of community pharmacies in protecting the community from this disease.

    National | Forefront | Community Engagement, Advocacy

  6. Pharmacy of the Year nomination extension

    27 September 2017

    The value of entering the Pharmacy Guild’s Pharmacy of the Year competition cannot be overemphasised, as recently highlighted by Hannah Mann of Kimberley Pharmacy Services.

    National | Forefront | Business Administration, Community Engagement, Innovation, Leadership

  7. QUIT4October

    13 September 2017

    Smoking remains the single greatest preventable cause of death and disability in Australia and despite the steady decline in smoking rates since the early 1970s, three million Australians (nearly 16 per cent of the national adult population) continue to smoke…

    National | Forefront | Community Engagement

  8. Vaccination service support tools

    13 September 2017

    The Pharmacy Guild has developed a Vaccination Service Business Support Guide and Workbook to provide pharmacy owners with information on how to implement a vaccination service within their pharmacy to ensure they are providing a quality and consistent service.

    National | Forefront | Business Administration, Community Engagement, Infrastructure

  9. Guild Charity Gala

    13 September 2017

    The Victorian Branch of the Pharmacy Guild held its Charity Gala on the 9th of September in Melbourne, raising close to $20,000 for education grants for the children of Mirabel foundation.

    National | Forefront | Community Engagement

  10. Adelaide pharmacy assistant to represent South Australia

    30 August 2017

    Local pharmacy assistant, Kimberley Hunt from Priceline Pharmacy Gawler Place has been chosen to represent South Australia at the National Finals of the 2017 Pharmacy Guild of Australia/ Maxigesic Pharmacy Assistant of the Year Award (PATY).

    National, QLD | Media Release | Marketing, Community Engagement

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