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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. 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

  2. My Pharmacy Career – central jobs location for the profession

    24 October 2019

    The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has launched a central location for community pharmacies across Australia to advertise jobs.

    National | Media Release | Business Administration, Community Engagement

  3. Risky medicines at forefront of regulation

    16 October 2019

    Nothing is 100 per cent risk-free, including medicines.

    National | Forefront

  4. Pharmacy Assistant of the Year announced

    16 October 2019

    Brianne Lowe from HealthSAVE Pharmacy Charlestown in NSW has been announced as the 2019 Pharmacy Guild of Australia/ Maxigesic Pharmacy Assistant of the Year.

    National | Forefront

  5. GuildEd reports surge in assessments

    16 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 | Forefront

  6. Victoria lowers flu immunisation age

    16 October 2019

    National harmonisation of flu vaccination delivery though community pharmacies moved a step closer with the Victorian Government announcing the lowering of age limits to 10 for children to receive the vaccination.

    National | Forefront

  7. Pharmacists offer solutions to aged care challenges

    16 October 2019

    Community pharmacists play a pivotal role in providing services and medicines to the growing ageing population and this close association gives pharmacists an insight into the workings of the aged care system, and the areas which can be improved.

    National | Forefront

  8. Pathway to autonomous pharmacist prescribing

    16 October 2019

    The Pharmacy Board of Australia has outlined a clear pathway and process to advance autonomous pharmacist prescribing, a move which will have clear benefits for patients across the country.

    National | Forefront

  9. Pharmacists offer solutions to aged care challenges

    11 October 2019

    Community pharmacists play a pivotal role in providing services and medicines to the growing ageing population and this close association gives pharmacists an insight into the workings of the aged care system, and the areas which can be improved.

    National | Media Release

  10. 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

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