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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.

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  1. Guild provides suicide prevention education and training to regional pharmacies and communities

    12 November 2019

    The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Queensland Branch has received funding from the Central Queensland, Wide Bay, Sunshine Coast Primary Health Network (PHN) to conduct early suicide prevention training to both community pharmacy staff and members of the public.

    QLD | Media Release | Training, Community Engagement

  2. 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

  3. Qld rural pharmacist’s global search for innovation

    12 September 2019

    Queensland community pharmacy owner Lucy Walker will depart next week on a 7 week round the world Churchill Fellowship investigating innovations to benefit her patients in Goondiwindi and further afield.

    QLD | Media Release | Community Engagement, Advocacy

  4. Privacy, confidentiality and My Health Record

    23 July 2019

    My Health Record is currently being introduced across Australia and records have been created for all Australians, unless they chose to opt out.

    National, ACT, NSW, NT, SA, VIC | Media Release | Community Engagement

  5. Video competition now open for rural and remote pharmacies

    19 March 2018

    Rural and remote pharmacies across Australia are being given the opportunity to showcase why they love working in these areas through a video competition.

    National, QLD | Media Release | HR, Community Engagement, Advocacy

  6. 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

  7. 2017 Guild Corporate Vaccination Program a success

    7 July 2017

    The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Queensland Branch has announced the success of the 2017 Guild Corporate Vaccination Program.Queensland Branch President, Tim Logan said that 250 member pharmacies administered 1,527 vaccinations to State Government employees, as a part of the eight…

    National, QLD | Media Release | Community Engagement, Guild Corporate, Clinical

  8. Guild supports members to access budget funding

    24 May 2017

    The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Queensland Branch has implemented a dedicated Pharmacy Business Support team, to assist members transform their pharmacies.

    QLD | Media Release | Capability, Business Administration, Community Engagement, Innovation, Infrastructure, Leadership, Resilience, Clinical

  9. ​Lucy Walker Chemmart Goondiwindi - Guild Pharmacy of the Year

    11 March 2017

    Lucy Walker Chemmart Pharmacy, a rural community pharmacy in the town of Goondiwindi, Queensland, has been named Guild Pharmacy of the Year 2017.

    National, ACT, QLD | Media Release | Business Administration, Community Engagement, Innovation, Leadership

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