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.

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Posted: Tue 10 May 16

Guild Update – 10 May 16 : Budget boost for small business

NOW that the federal election has been called, the recent Budget may appear to have been sidelined, but it is still worth noting some important measures for community pharmacy.

Posted: Tue 03 May 16

Guild Update – 3 May 16 : Vaccination go ahead

THE Queensland Government has approved legislation to enable pharmacists to administer vaccinations to the public in a community pharmacy.

Posted: Tue 26 Apr 16

Guild Update – 26 April 16 : Pharmacy Connect

Online registration and accommodation bookings for the Pharmacy Guild’s new national conference, Pharmacy Connect, are now open.

Posted: Tue 19 Apr 16

Guild Update – 19 April 16 : Safe use of codeine

THE Pharmacy Guild is currently conducting the national rollout of MedsASSIST - the codeine real-time system that will help pharmacists monitor consumer use of codeine containing products to ensure safe and effective use.

Posted: Tue 12 Apr 16

Guild Update – 12 April 16 : Ask Your Pharmacist

NEW health advice topics ranging from eye health to depression have been launched on the Guild’s consumer campaign website, Ask Your Pharmacist.

Posted: Tue 05 Apr 16

Guild Update – 5 April 16 : Hep C medicines on the PBS

THE Guild welcomes and supports the recent listing of hepatitis C medicines on the PBS and the recognition of the role community pharmacists can play in assisting people with the condition.

Posted: Tue 29 Mar 16

Guild Update – 29 March 16 : National Rollout: MedsASSIST – Informing Medicine Decisions

THE national rollout of MedsASSIST is now underway.

Posted: Tue 22 Mar 16

Guild Update – 22 March 16 : Health Advice Plus

A NEW Pharmacy Guild program called Health Advice Plus will change the way pharmacies deliver professional services, and add to the value of community pharmacy for Australian patients.