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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. Expansion of WA pharmacy vaccination services

    7 August 2019

    The WA Minister for Health Roger Cook has announced the expansion of the schedule of vaccines to be administered by community pharmacists in Western Australia.

    National | Forefront

  2. Cate Whalan - leading diversity challenge

    7 August 2019

    The journey from being a pharmacist in the Royal Australian Army Medical Corps to that of community pharmacy owner and Queensland Branch Committee member of the Pharmacy Guild has been one of challenges and achievements for Cate Whalan.

    National | Forefront

  3. Quality Care 2020

    7 August 2019

    The quality and safe use of medicines by Australian consumers has been declared a national priority by Health Minister Greg Hunt, and the Pharmacy Guild supports this declaration wholeheartedly.

    National | Forefront

  4. Pain survey

    24 July 2019

    People living with chronic pain overwhelmingly feel the Government should provide financial relief to help meet the cost of managing their pain, the latest National Pain Survey has shown.

    National | Forefront

  5. Guild welcomes new NAPSA executive

    24 July 2019

    The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has welcomed the announcement of the new President and Board of the National Australian Pharmacy Students’ Association (NAPSA)

    National | Forefront

  6. Student Business Plan semi-finalists announced

    24 July 2019

    The Pharmacy Guild of Australia’s National Student Business Plan Competition, an Australia and New Zealand-wide challenge promoting creative entrepreneurship among students preparing for a career in community pharmacy, has announced the 2019 semi-finalists.

    National | Forefront

  7. Leading diversity challenge

    24 July 2019

    The importance of diversity in the leadership of the Guild is highlighted in a new video, titled Be the change you want to see: Diversity at the Guild, which features community pharmacists and Guild National Councillors Grace Chong, Helen O’Bryne…

    National | Forefront

  8. Waking up to sleep disorders

    24 July 2019

    Community pharmacies play an important role in in the management and treatment of sleep disorders and helping patients having trouble sleeping.

    National | Forefront

  9. Pharmacist access to MBS

    24 July 2019

    There is a long history of confusion or misunderstanding as to where ‘pharmacy’ sits in the healthcare system, and more often than not the sector is included as an allied health profession.

    National | Forefront

  10. Pharmacists urged to spread message on hepatitis

    10 July 2019

    Community pharmacists are being urged to take part in World Hepatitis Day on 28 July this year.

    National | Forefront

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