News from the Pharmacy Guild of Australia

Every Tuesday the Pharmacy Guild of Australia provides a news update which features in the newsletter. See below for the latest news from the Pharmacy Guild of Australia.

Guild Column

Posted: Tue 20 Jul 10


Rural pharmacies and hospital authorities have the opportunity to attract young pharmacists and gain extra funding, under the Pharmacy Guild of Australia and Department of Health and Ageing incentive schemes.

Posted: Tue 13 Jul 10


Manually writing cheques and completing paperwork for super contributions can be a timeconsuming process, yet the Cooper Review of superannuation recently found that 60 per cent of employers still pay some or all of their super commitments using cheques.

Posted: Tue 06 Jul 10

Closing the Gap

Pharmacists are reminded that the Closing the Gap (CTG) PBS Co-payment Measure commenced 1 July 2010.

Posted: Tue 29 Jun 10

PWC Registration

As the date approaches 30 June, pharmacists and pharmacy staff are generally very busy in the lead up to the end of the financial year.

Posted: Tue 22 Jun 10

The Fifth Community Pharmacy Agreement

THE first of July 2010 is shaping up as an especially significant date in the modern history of pharmacy in Australia.

Posted: Tue 15 Jun 10

Hepatitis C

Following on from 2010 National Hepatitis Awareness Week (17-24 May), the Pharmacy Guild of Australia has developed a community service announcement to air nationally throughout June.

Posted: Tue 08 Jun 10

The Roadmap

THIS week, Pharmacy Guild members should be receiving their copies of The Roadmap: The Strategic Direction for Community Pharmacy – a 60-page publication outlining the value that community pharmacy can add to the Australian health system and setting out the Guild’s vision for pharmacy’s future.

Posted: Tue 01 Jun 10

Codeine changes

The codeine scheduling changes were introduced nationally on 1 May – one month ago.