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As the sector waits for the 7CPA to be signed, GPs have complained about pharmacy and flu jabs, one stakeholder called for ‘sweeping change’ to pharmacy and there are new …

GPs want general practice to get priority over pharmacy in the distribution of flu vaccines, saying pharmacy advertising is “misleading” patients In a statement criticising the way in which the …

Another leading pharmacist has called for wider availability of NIP flu vaccines from pharmacies David Heffernan, president of the Pharmacy Guild’s NSW Branch, spoke out in local media over the …

COVID-19-related issues like hydroxychloroquine were still making headlines this week, but the sector was also looking to the post-pandemic future The Pharmacy Guild‘s Suzanne Greenwood wrote about the issues the …

Following a high-profile industrial relations case, the pharmacists’ union has accused employers of failing to switch long-term casual workers with regular hours to permanent full and part-time work The comments …

The Pharmacy Guild has had its concerns about the “token” system for paperless scripts addressed, it says, but therapeutic substitution worries remain COVID-19 has been a “catalyst” for rapid-pace change …

Guild national president George Tambassis has offered a glimpse into negotiations for the Seventh Community Pharmacy Agreement, and thanks members for their work during a very tough year Speaking in …

Lucinda Kenny from Capital Chemist Calwell in the ACT has been announced as the 2019 MIMS/Guild Intern of the Year The national award supports the next generation of pharmacists and …

As doctors call for telehealth provisions to become permanent, pharmacy stakeholders have some concerns: remuneration for pharmacies, and whether takeup is being quantified The Australian Medical Association says that Australian …

Early results from a new Australian survey show how likely people are to conceal COVID-19-like symptoms from their employer or colleagues The survey, led by Professor Terry Haines of the …

While COVID-19 is still top of the headlines, therapeutic substitution, presenteeism and angry GPs also made the news this week There was another Australian first this week after last week’s …

The first medicine has been added to the TGA’s new Serious Medicine Shortage List for therapeutic substitution by pharmacists – but is the new process fit for purpose? The TGA …