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Pharmacy Guild of Australia


The pharmacists’ union says it will ‘fight for every cent’ in the current work value case, but the Guild maintains there has not been an increase in workload This week …

The Fair Work Commission has rejected raising the pharmacist award based on overall workload, but accepted other grounds such as HMRs and vaccinations for increased remuneration This year the pharmacists’ …

The Pharmacy Guild has looked back on 2018 as well as towards 2019, signalling a busy year for pharmacy with the Federal election and likely start of 7CPA negotiations Pharmacy …

Opposition leader Bill Shorten has signalled long-term certainty for the future of community pharmacy, and promised 7CPA preparations will start “early on” if Labor is elected Labor leader Bill Shorten …

Changes to the administration of pharmacy approvals are being introduced from December, with the Department of Health to take over the role In the Federal Budget released in May this …

The Guild defends its Chronic Pain MedsCheck Trial after further criticism, this time from a leading Australian pain specialist body The Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Australian and New …

A prominent GP and pharmacy critic has highlighted the conflict of interest between politics and pharmacy Evan Ackermann has published a new piece in MJA InSight about the Pharmacy Guild …

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 …

The Health Minister has signalled there may be potential for some amendments on price disclosure, says community pharmacist insider Community pharmacist and owner of an independent pharmacy in Rozelle, NSW, …

The CEO of one of Australia’s leading pharmaceutical distributors says he wishes a solution had been organised “yesterday” Exclusive supply of medicines is still a “very big issue”, says Richard …

The TGA has commenced reviews into pack sizes, indications and label warnings for S8 opioids In response to rising numbers of opioid prescriptions and levels of overdose reaching “record levels”, …

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 …