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 14 Feb 17

Guild Update 14 Feb 17: Best advice on complementary meds

LAST night's Four Corners program on complementary medicines, and the CHOICE pharmacy 'shadow shop' highlight the important role of community pharmacy in advising patients on all aspects of medicines, including complementary medicines.

Posted: Tue 07 Feb 17

Guild Update 07 Feb 17: QCPP improvements

THE Quality Care Pharmacy Program is launching an improved QCPP from 1 July this year.

Posted: Tue 31 Jan 17

Guild Update 31 Jan 17: Family Drugs Support Day

FAMILY Drug Support will mark 20 years of supporting families at its annual National Family Drug Support Day to be held at events across Australia on 23 and 24 February 2017.

Posted: Tue 24 Jan 17

Guild Update 24 Jan 17: China expo

CHINA’S 240,000 pharmacy outlets are looking to source Australian ranges of packaged goods as they introduce ‘one-stop shops’ to customers.

Posted: Tue 17 Jan 17

Guild Update 17 Jan 17: Guild briefings

THE Pharmacy Guild of Australia in February will conduct a national series of briefings for Guild Members and Guild pharmacy employee pharmacists.

Posted: Tue 10 Jan 17

Guild Update 10 Jan 17: Calendar change for APP 2018

APP 2018 will be held in May as a one-off change necessitated by the Commonwealth Games being held on the Gold Coast earlier that year.

Posted: Tue 03 Jan 17

Guild Update 03 Jan 17: Gearing up for 2017

NOW is a great time to make sure your Pharmacy's business plan for sustainable growth is in place for 2017.

Posted: Tue 20 Dec 16

Guild Update 20 Dec 16: PBS co-payment, Pensioner Concession Card changes

FROM 1 January 2017, the PBS co-payment charge will rise in line with rises in the Consumer Price Index (CPI).