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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. Community pharmacy pivotal in flu vax record

    12 December 2018

    Community pharmacies across Australia played a significant role in this year’s successful vaccination program which has helped to deliver the lowest rates of influenza since 2013.

    National | Forefront | Advocacy, Clinical

  2. National approach to pharmacist-administered vaccination

    17 October 2018

    In all States and Territories across Australia, trained community pharmacists can now legally administer vaccinations, but the range of vaccinations and the allowable age of patients varies from one jurisdiction to another.

    National | Forefront | Leadership, Clinical

  3. Claiming Your Forum CPD Credits

    7 September 2018

    CPD points for Pharmacy WA Forum 2018 delegates By attending The Forum you are eligible to claim 12.5 unaccredited group one CPD credits.

    WA | Guild Alert | Training, Clinical

  4. Vaccinations help dramatic cut in flu cases

    5 September 2018

    The latest national influenza data reflects the major impact arising from the committed effort the community pharmacy sector has put into raising vaccination rates across Australia.

    National | Forefront | Advocacy, Clinical

  5. Chronic Pain MedsCheck trial

    5 September 2018

    The Pharmacy Guild has called for expressions of interest from pharmacies wanting to take part in the Chronic Pain MedsCheck Trial.

    National | Forefront | Leadership, Clinical

  6. Consumers support expanded pharmacy vaccinations

    22 August 2018

    A survey of more than 1000 Australian adults has found overwhelming support for pharmacists being allowed to administer a full range of vaccines.

    National | Forefront | Advocacy, Clinical

  7. Atrial fibrillation guidelines

    8 August 2018

    Australia’s first guidelines for the diagnosis and management of adult patients with atrial fibrillation hope to have a major impact on the condition that causes a third of all strokes in Australia.

    National | Forefront | Leadership, Clinical

  8. Member-pharmacy only

    Pharmacist Immunisation Announcement

    4 May 2018

    Community Pharmacy to Provide National Immunisation Program (NIP) Flu Vaccines to West Australians 65 Years of Age and Older

    WA | Guild Alert | Advocacy, Clinical

  9. Member-pharmacy only

    Friday Facts Issue 356 Now Available

    23 February 2018

    Pharmacist Immunisers - Have You Completed Your Annual Updates?Pharmacists that have successfully completed the pharmacist immunisation training in WA are reminded of the requirement to maintain the following:HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation - refresher (If First Aid Certificate is more than…

    WA | Guild Alert | Training, Business Administration, Community Engagement, Guild Corporate, Clinical

  10. PBS and MBS education available

    21 February 2018

    Education resources for health professionals covering the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS), the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) and other subjects have been made available by the Department of Human Services.

    National | Forefront | Training, Clinical

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