The Guild’s COVID-19 – Home Delivery of Medicine guide complements existing pharmacy policies and procedures that meet quality care accreditation requirements, and informs the development and implementation of your pharmacy’s COVID-19 home delivery service.
The Guild's COVID-19 - Home Medicines Delivery Services FAQs contains generic information relating to homemedicine delivery services, including information concerning the Australia Post home delivery service.
The Guild’s COVID-19 – Community Pharmacy Aged Care Services guide provides guidance for those community pharmacies servicing a Residential Aged Care facility (RACF) during the COVID-19 measures and to support a community pharmacy’s risk management practices. It is intended as a guide only and should be used in conjunction with the arrangements that the contracted pharmacy and facility have made in relation to supporting and complying with the COVID-19 measures and the official government advice.
The Guild’s COVID-19 Managing Vaccinations in Community Pharmacies provides guidance for those community pharmacies providing vaccination services during the COVID-19 measures and to support a community pharmacy’s risk management practices.
New Commonwealth arrangements for telehealth prescriptions allow pharmacists to dispense and claim from a copy of a prescription transmitted by the prescriber. Fact Sheets for pharmacists, prescribers and consumers have been produced by the Commonwealth, and the Guild has prepared a FAQ document to help members.
Certificate for Absence from Work is a form of evidence used to confirm that an employee is unable to attend work either due to illness, injury, or having to care for family or a household member. Other forms of evidence are medical certificates and statutory declarations. It is deemed within a registered pharmacist’s scope of practice to issue a Certificate for Absence from Work, provided they are acting within their competency and professional expertise as a pharmacist. Please refer to Absence from Work Certificates for further information.