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Pharmacy Guild of Australia


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 …

PPA has called on hundreds of pharmacies across Australia to confirm they are not cutting penalty rates, with Amcal firmly in its sights Amcal pharmacies across the country have been …

Results of a new study on the cost of OTC codeine informed the TGA in its upscheduling decision – but Guild says there is more to the story Researchers from …

The Pharmacy Guild has extended its election period after the Australian Electoral Commission decided to expand eligibility to vote Honorary Life Members, who are not otherwise eligible for membership (i.e. …

TGA, Guild and PSA have all released new guidance for pharmacists in the lead up, while lobbying for changes still continues in the background The TGA has released its latest …

With the report to be delivered in less than two weeks, the Pharmacy Guild is counting on its strong ties with government to secure the current pharmacy model According to …

The Pharmacy Guild and PSA are set to develop CPD-accredited training for pharmacists leading up to codeine upschedule – predicted to impact one million patients in 2018 Health Minister Greg Hunt …