Guild Digest

The Guild Digest presents a snapshot of pharmacy operations in Australia for the preceding financial year. Its primary purpose is to serve as a financial benchmarking tool for community pharmacy owners, managers and financial advisers in a rapidly evolving economic environment. It is also used by banks and pharmacy brokers to assist with pharmacy valuations, and in negotiations with Government for Community Pharmacy Agreements. 

To make sure Community Pharmacy is properly represented with the facts, the Guild conducts the Guild Digest Survey, an annual industry-wide survey. To ensure you get the remuneration your specific business needs, your pharmacy needs to be represented in the Digest.

Guild Digest 2017

The 45th edition of the Guild Digest has been released relating to financial year 2015-16.

Guild Digest 2017 (1.2MB PDF) (Members only)
Executive Summary (321KB PDF)

Members who haven't received a hard copy of this year's Guild Digest can request one by sending an email with their name and postal address to mailto:analysis@guild.org.au

Non-members can purchase a copy of the Digest by emailing guild.nat@guild.org.au.

The Guild continues to maintain a consistent, rigorous and detailed approach to this reliable and respected publication. The Guild Digest relies on a comprehensive annual survey of Guild member pharmacies. 

By participating in this survey, you consent to the transfer of the information you submit to The Pharmacy Guild of Australia (the Guild). The Pharmacy Guild of Australia will use the record level information for confidential internal research purposes only, and analysis produced by the Guild will only be used externally in an aggregated or collated format. The information will not be disclosed to a third party and will be handled by the Pharmacy Guild of Australia in accordance with the Australian Privacy Principles.

If you would like to discuss how to apply the Digest to your business, please email guild.nat@guild.org.au.

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