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Pharmacy Guild of Australia


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 …

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 …

Guild pays tribute to an ‘outstanding’ life of the community pharmacist and leader The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has noted with sadness the passing of John Matthews, who they described …

Pharmacy Guild highlights rural service gaps and doctor shortages to bolster argument for prescribing rights, more funding and recognition Community pharmacies are struggling with workforce shortages and workforce distribution inequities, …

Pharmacy Guild sees proceedings against Ramsay Health Care dismissed as court rules it cannot determine whether there has been criminal conduct in a civil suit Proceedings brought by the Pharmacy …

Consumer group calls for widened pharmacist role in healthcare and more funding including Medicare items for pharmacy, and criticises turf war There should be a bigger role for pharmacists in …

We review the results of our poll, which received over 800 votes Over the past three weeks, AJP ran a poll asking readers which organisations they think should be able …