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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. QLD Guild appoints new Branch Director

    11 November 2019

    The Queensland Branch of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia has appointed Mr Gerard Benedet as its new Branch Director.

    National, QLD | Media Release | Guild Corporate, Advocacy

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Guild Submission to the Royal Commission to Victoria's Mental Health System July 2019

    7 August 2019

    The Victoria Branch's submission to the Royal Commission into Mental Health is available here

    VIC | Media Release | Community Engagement, Leadership

  7. New Branch Committee in Victoria

    16 July 2019

    The election of a new Branch Committee for the Victorian Branch of the Pharmacy Guild has been completed.The Victorian Branch President, Anthony Tassone, thanked all the candidates for their participation in the election, congratulating the successful candidates, and thanked the…

    National, VIC | Media Release | Leadership, Guild Corporate

  8. Community Pharmacy Welcomes Mental Health Royal Commission

    1 March 2019

    The Victorian Branch of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia welcomes the announcement made by the Victorian Minister for Mental Health Martin Foley of the terms of reference for the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System. The Pharmacy Guild Victorian…

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

  9. Vic rural doctor shortage highlights need for pharmacists to utilise full scope of practice

    14 January 2019

    Reports of a shortage of general practitioners in Ballarat, Victoria, highlight the need to ensure community pharmacists are given the ability to operate to their full scope of practice to relieve pressure on doctors and ensure better health outcomes for…

    National, VIC | Media Release | Advocacy

  10. Community Pharmacy welcomes mental health Royal Commission

    25 October 2018

    The Victorian Branch of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia welcomes today’s announcement that a re-elected Andrews Labor Government will hold a Royal Commission into mental health.The Royal Commission will be the first of its kind in Australia, and will address…

    VIC | Media Release | Community Engagement, Leadership, Guild Corporate, Advocacy

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