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 23 Aug 16

Guild Update – 23 Aug 16 : Stay updated on the Review of Pharmacy

THE Pharmacy Review Panel Chair, Professor Stephen King will provide an update on the Review of Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation on Saturday 10 September, at Pharmacy Connect in Sydney.

Posted: Tue 16 Aug 16

Guild Update – 16 Aug 16 : Pharmacies and pharmacy staff – take a bow

It is great to see fresh confirmation that Australian consumers overwhelmingly trust their community pharmacists and choose to buy their medicines from a pharmacy rather than from a supermarket.

Posted: Tue 09 Aug 16

Guild Update – 9 Aug 16 : Guild Pharmacy of the Year 2017

THE search for Australia’s best pharmacy is on again through the Pharmacy Guild of Australia’s Pharmacy of the Year Award 2017.

Posted: Tue 02 Aug 16

Guild Update – 2 Aug 16 : Students up and running in semis

THE semi-finalists have been announced for the 2016 Pharmacy Guild of Australia National Student Business Plan Competition, an Australia-wide challenge promoting creative entrepreneurship among students preparing for a career in community pharmacy.

Posted: Tue 26 Jul 16

Guild Update – 26 July 16 : Pharmacy Connect countdown

ONE of the highlights of the Pharmacy Connect conference at Darling Harbour Sydney from September 9 – 11 will be a Guild Member Only breakfast which will feature National president George Tambassis giving an update on the Sixth Agreement and the pharmacy landscape.

Posted: Tue 19 Jul 16

Guild Update – 19 July 16 : New reduced rate for in-pharmacy telemedicine service

COMMUNITY pharmacies have the opportunity to offer patients a telemedicine consultation with a GP at a reduced rate of $27 until the end of July.

Posted: Tue 12 Jul 16

Guild Update – 12 July 16 : MedsASSIST – informing medicine decisions

MedsASSIST is increasingly helping to identify patients at risk of inappropriate use of over-the-counter medicines containing codeine and I urge all pharmacies to be part of this very worthwhile and efficient program.

Posted: Tue 05 Jul 16

Guild Update – 5 July 16 : New guidelines for vaccination consultation rooms

A NEW Guild guide has been created to help pharmacists understand the specific requirements for consultation rooms to administer flu vaccines in community pharmacies.