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Pharmacy Guild of Australia


Who are the new branch committee members for the upcoming three-year term? Results of the Pharmacy Guild Stage One branch elections, conducted by the Australian Electoral Commission, have been revealed. …

Clarification on pharmacy visits as Melbourne moves to Stage 4 restrictions with curfew and regional Victoria to Stage 3 Community pharmacies across Victoria may continue to operate as usual during …

South Australia is rolling out a two-week testing pilot commencing at several metropolitan pharmacies this week SA Health has announced a two-week pilot that will allow community pharmacists to test …

New minimum rates for pharmacy workers now apply from 1 July The Fair Work Commission (FWC) recently handed down its Annual Wage Review Decision, in which it determined to increase …

Tambassis congratulates community pharmacies across Australia, and says their crucial role should be recognised in the 7CPA – but ‘time is running out’ on negotiations Pharmacy Guild national president George …

It is a myth to assume that all pharmacies ‘are doing well’ from COVID-19, says the Guild, with many looking to the JobKeeper scheme to stay afloat Pharmacies located in …

RB Health has donated $10,000 to the Pharmacists’ Support Service (PSS) and distributed ‘Thank You’ packs to almost 4,000 Guild member pharmacies across the country The donations were made in …

Negotiations are continuing despite the added difficulty of COVID-19, says the Pharmacy Guild Despite the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 emergency, negotiations with the Federal Government are continuing towards a …

The therapeutic substitution arrangements in their proposed form are “not workable” and ultimately “unacceptable”, says pharmacy body A few weeks ago the Federal Government announced it would implement changes to …

Guild calls for national approach to continued dispensing as Victoria becomes the second state to extend emergency supply measures The Victorian Department of Health and Human Services has made an …

As GPs and hospitals come under increasing pressure from COVID-19, it “just makes sense” for pharmacists to do more, says Guild… but RACGP labels it a “cynical ploy” Pharmacists should …

Guild calls out deregulation as US system exposed as a “profit-before-all-else pharmacy racket” A recent exposé in the New York Times has alleged that Walgreens pharmacy employees are under significant …