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Pharmacy Guild of Australia


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 …

CPA characterised as lucrative deal for the Guild, while its national president’s salary revealed as one of the highest for union and employer groups in Australia In part two of …

‘The Pharmacy Guild of Australia knows what it wants, and it knows how to get it,’ says Crikey’s investigative reporting unit The Pharmacy Guild often finds itself being discussed in …

Special authority for emergency supply without a prescription in bushfire-affected areas has been issued by the NSW Chief Health Officer A temporary special authority has been issued for supply of …

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 organisations have welcomed the new PSA CEO, signalling the important role he will have in continuing to progress partnerships with the industry The Pharmacy Guild of Australia and the …

Guild rejects proposal to embed pharmacists independent of community pharmacy, saying this would lead to duplication and fragmentation of care Pharmacists would be best integrated into aged care facilities through …

The current system benefits patients and drives competition on medicines, argues this community pharmacist The main features of the Australian Healthcare system are the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) and the …

Call for Federal, State and Territory governments to work together to promote pharmacists’ role, and ‘nurture’ the 5700-strong community pharmacy network The PBS is a strong system of universal access …

Doc group argues for GP-owned dispensing pharmacists, but Guild says it’s a “tit-for-tat” reaction to “battery hen” medicine—while PSA maintains separation of prescribing and dispensing is “paramount” The Australian Medical …