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George Tambassis, Pharmacist, ex-National Guild President, and chair of the Australian Biosimilar Academy Advisory Board outlines the importance of pharmacist involvement in understanding biosimilars. Given the government supported Community Pharmacy …

The AJP Debate: the case for, and against, having pharmacists embedded within aged care settings or GP clinics  EMBEDDED PHARMACISTS – The argument for: by Mark Naunton You might not …

George Tambassis says goodbye to an “exciting… and at times, frustrating” term as national president in final column With the new national president-elect of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia to …

A new funding program for rural, regional and remote pharmacy misses the mark, with pharmacists claiming they are worse off Just a few days before Christmas 2020, rural, regional and …

The federal government wants the COVID-19 vaccination rollout to being in February, but our readers are not sure if pharmacy is ready  Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has said this …

Three significant events dominated the pharmacy landscape in 2020, says George Tambassis In the first of a series of columns from leaders of the profession, Pharmacy Guild of Australia national …

Guild issues call to members to join it in fighting the Government’s 60-day scripts push and advocating for permanent continued dispensing by pharmacists The Pharmacy Guild of Australia says it …

Guild president tells the mainstream media about the importance of location rules George Tambassis, national president of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia has penned a spirited defence of pharmacy location …

Questions are increasingly being asked about the likelihood of pharmacists having limited powers to prescribe, and Guild leaders endorse the possibility The issue of pharmacist’s being able to prescribe medicines …

Guild’s push to scrap $1 co-pay discount led Health Minister to a unilateral call for the PSA’s place at the agreement table, says George Tambassis, as he also talks up …

The Health Minister and Pharmacy Guild have taken the next step towards the delivery of the trial program for community pharmacy involvement in Health Care Homes Just last month, Pharmacy Guild national …

Guild leader blasts doctors’ handling of Health Care Homes amidst floundering recruitment numbers Pharmacy Guild national president George Tambassis has criticised the rollout of Health Care Homes in a session …