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 04 Oct 16

Guild Update 04 Oct 16 : Making better use of pharmacists’ skills

MAKING better use of pharmacists'skills WITH community pharmacists now able to administer adult flu vaccinations in every State and Territory, it makes sense to level the playing field by providing pharmacies with access to the National Immunisation Program and relevant MBS items.

Posted: Tue 27 Sep 16

Guild Update 27 Sep 16 : CPD planner

THE Guild has announced the release of myLearning Plan, a free online tool to assist pharmacists to meet the Pharmacy Board of Australia's Continuing Professional Development requirements.

Posted: Tue 20 Sep 16

Guild Update 20 Sep 16: Breast check aid

The makers of the QV line of moisturiser products has launched a new self-check cream aimed at helping women check for signs of breast cancer with proceeds going to the breast cancer support charity, the McGrath Foundation.

Posted: Tue 13 Sep 16

Guild Update 13 Sep 16 : Building stronger pharmacies

THE Pharmacy Connect conference in Sydney last weekend saw the launch of a range of Guild programs and tools aimed at providing positive transformation for pharmacies.

Posted: Tue 06 Sep 16

Guild Update 6 Sep 16 : Manage stock ahead of 1 October

THE 1 October PBS Price Disclosure reductions represent the first Price Disclosure cycle that will incorporate the removal of originator brands from the calculation.

Posted: Tue 30 Aug 16

Guild Update 30 Aug 16 : Pharmacy Review – online survey: have your say now

THE Review of Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation is encouraging pharmacists, pharmacy staff and members of the general public to complete an online survey about attitudes to community pharmacy in Australia.

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.