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Pharmacy Guild of Australia


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 …

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 …