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  1. Emergency supply extension welcome

    25 March 2020

    The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, NSW Branch, has today welcomed the NSW Government’s decision to extend by six months the special temporary authority for emergency supply of medicines without a prescription.

    NSW | Media Release

  2. Member-pharmacy only

    Anthony's Desk 10th March

    13 March 2020

    In this Message from Anthony, he addresses questions relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19) that the Guild has been receiving from members.

    VIC | Branch News

  3. Member-pharmacy only

    Anthony's Desk 27th February

    3 March 2020

    In this special edition Message from Anthony, he requests members to contact their local Member of Parliament to oppose the 60-day dispensing measure (even if they have already contacted them in the past). He also reiterates the message from National…

    VIC | Branch News | Leadership, Guild Corporate, Advocacy

  4. Vaccination age move welcomed

    2 March 2020

    The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has welcomed the announcement today that the NSW Government will lower the age pharmacists can administer flu jabs to children from 16 years to 10 years.

    NSW | Media Release

  5. Vaccination age move welcomed

    2 March 2020

    The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has welcomed the announcement today that the NSW Government will lower the age pharmacists can administer flu jabs to children from 16 years to 10 years.

    National, NSW | Media Release

  6. NSW Lowers Age Limit for Flu Jabs

    2 March 2020

    Families will have more access to influenza vaccinations with the NSW Government lowering the age pharmacists can administer flu jabs to children from 16 years to 10 years.

    NSW | Branch News

  7. Member-pharmacy only

    Anthony's Desk 11th February

    19 February 2020

    In this edition of From Anthony's Desk, Anthony talks about Coronavirus and the shortage of masks in pharmacies - what the Guild is doing to help.WATCH NOW Further information is available online from the Department of Health and Human Services.…

    VIC | Branch News | Community Engagement, Leadership, Resilience, Guild Corporate, Advocacy, Clinical

  8. Improved access to medicines in Victorian bushfire affected areas

    9 January 2020

    The Pharmacy Guild of Australia welcomes the announcement made by the Victorian Minister of Health Jenny Mikakos MP that enables Victorian pharmacists to dispense prescription-only medicines to people impacted by bushfires until 1 April 2020.The authority allows all pharmacists registered…

    National, VIC | Media Release, Branch News | Community Engagement, Leadership, Guild Corporate, Advocacy

  9. Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System - Interim Report

    29 November 2019

    Victorian pharmacists ready to help improve mental health systemThe Pharmacy Guild of Australia welcomes the interim report of the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System.Victorian Branch President of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia Anthony Tassone said the Royal Commission…

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

  10. Member-pharmacy only

    Anthony Desk 18 Nov 2019

    18 November 2019

    We are excited to introduce fortnightly video messages from our Branch President, Anthony Tassone providing a quick update to members. The first update in the series is available now to watch online. For any specific questions or comments please feel…

    National, VIC | Branch News

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