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Pharmacy Guild of Australia


The Guild has emphasised its “non-partisan” approach in preparation for upcoming elections, but some quarters of the organisation are not happy with government processes In his latest Forefront editorial, Guild …

No support: A pharmacy manager has spoken to the AJP about his experiences with multiple robberies over a decade, which eventually resulted in a diagnosis of PTSD A Victorian pharmacist …

Advocacy, not tokenism, is needed to push capable women through to leadership roles, say industry leaders The Pharmacy Guild of Australia’s NSW Branch held a women in pharmacy breakfast event …

The pharmacist union has criticised a health amendment bill that removed the location rules sunset clause Three weeks ago, the National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits – Budget and Other Measures) …

While discounts may provide more incentive for pharmacies to sign up, the Guild says it will continue to oppose exclusive direct supply despite attempts to “embellish” it Following its November …

Following the COAG meeting of health ministers, Hunt maintains the states have “full control” over the upschedule implementation Health Minister Greg Hunt says codeine was raised as a topic of …

Guild says it is “actively lobbying” the Health Minister, arguing that exclusive direct supply increases complexity and cost for pharmacies Following last week’s revelation that AstraZeneca will be exclusively distributing …

Despite Guild reportedly “backing down” from lobbying over codeine upschedule, health groups are still concerned as ministers set to meet today With health ministers across the country to meet on …

National President of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia, George Tambassis, has been re-elected to the position for a further three years Mr Tambassis, a Victorian community pharmacist for over 25 …

A Productivity Commission report, tabled in Parliament this week, has recommended community pharmacists be replaced by automated dispensing and a sub-class of “supervisors” The Shifting the Dial report, sent to …

Nominations are now open for the MIMS / Guild Intern of the Year Award 2017 The winning intern will receive a travel and educational scholarship to the value of $4,500 …

Pharmacies will be down nearly $5000 a year, starting next week, it estimates From this Sunday 1 October the next Price Disclosure Cycle begins. Pharmacy Guild National President George Tambassis …