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  1. 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

  2. APP2020 registrations now open & program available!

    12 November 2019

    Registrations are now open for the 2020 Australian Pharmacy Professional Conference and Trade Exhibition (APP2020)! APP2020 will be held from 19-22 March 2020 at the Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre. Registrations can be made at appconference.com, and the full…

    National, QLD | Media Release | Training

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. GuildEd reports surge in assessments

    8 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 | Media Release | Training

  8. 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

  9. Advertising therapeutic goods: A guide for pharmacists

    2 September 2019

    Therapeutic goods are subject to special advertising requirements beyond those which are required for everyday consumer goods.

    National | Media Release | Training

  10. Minister's focus on mental health welcomed

    15 August 2019

    The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has welcomed today's strong focus by Health Minister Greg Hunt on addressing Australia’s mental health challenges.

    National | Media Release | Advocacy

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