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David Heffernan


Recent disasters highlighted why pharmacists should be able to dispense asthma preventers without a script, a Guild state president says Shortcomings in the treatment of patients with asthma were brutally …

Military helicopters dropping medicines on the beach and jet ski patient drop-offs the new normal for fire-impacted pharmacies. We look at the situation across three states State Pharmacy Guild of …

Why pharmacy needs to move out of the dark ages, and should there be a limited pharmacy prescribing formulary? Experts talk about pharmacy’s past, present and future   In the second …

NSW guild president slams comments that pharmacies are not competitive, adding the current system benefits the big discounters The community pharmacy “pile-on” during the current negotiations for the Seventh Community …

Pharmacy bashing season has begun, says NSW Guild president, but he encourages pharmacists to stand tall in the face of ‘malicious journalism’ Community pharmacy agreement talks have set off a …

AJP speaks with NSW Guild president David Heffernan about rural pharmacy issues, the 7CPA and getting movement on pharmacy services in our biggest state

RACGP hits back at NSW Guild column President of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) Harry Nespolon has responded to a column written by Pharmacy Guild NSW president …

GPs are outraged over a Guild leader column blasting “five-minute medicine” – but he says as long as doctors hold themselves above everyone else the system will be fragmented The Pharmacy …

More government ‘buck-passing’ is delaying the introduction of real-time monitoring, says NSW Guild president The NSW government is again placing patient lives at risk by delaying any moves to introduce …

NSW Guild has briefed members on preparing for potential upcoming State and Federal elections, citing ‘contempt’ for community pharmacy within some government departments NSW Guild President David Heffernan has called …

Advocacy, not tokenism, is needed to push capable women through to leadership roles, say industry leaders The Pharmacy Guild of Australia’s NSW Branch held a women in pharmacy breakfast event …

Branch announces new president and national councillors who will be starting in the New Year Branch President Paul Sinclair, Acting-Branch President Mark Douglass and Vice-President and National Councillor Denis Leahy …