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The Pharmacy Guild and Australia’s only Official Elvis marriage celebrant are looking for pharmacy couples to get married at next month’s APP2016 conference. Pharmacists and their significant others who have …

While the second half of 2015 was positive for pharmacies, 2016 will be challenging with the further PBS reforms reducing wholesaler and generic trading terms, says Guild executive director David …

The Pharmacy Guild has announced that Minister for Health Sussan Ley will present a keynote address at APP2016 on Thursday 17 March. With many components of the health system under …

Kate Carnell has been named as the inaugural Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman. Guild executive director David Quilty has welcomed the appointment and says the Guild congratulates Carnell. …

The real-time monitoring system for over-the-counter codeine-containing products, MedsASSIST – informing medicine decisions, is progressing well, David Quilty writes in this week’s edition of Forefront. User testing of the prototype …

The Productivity Commission has delivered its assessment into Australia’s workplace relations framework calling for a reduction in Sunday penalty rates – calls which mirror the Pharmacy Guild’s campaign to reduce …

The Pharmacy Guild is urging consumers to use its Find a Pharmacy website while away from home over the holiday season when they need to track down a pharmacy. The …

Stakeholders have welcomed the announcement yesterday that a range of curative breakthrough hepatitis C medicines will be added to the PBS next year. Health Minister Sussan Ley announced that the …

The Guild does not support discounting of the patient co-payment as it is contrary to the concept of universality of the PBS and undermines the purpose of having a consistently …

Appropriately trained pharmacists should eventually provide the full range of vaccinations across Australia, says a leading pharmacy vaccination expert. WA community pharmacist and the Pharmacy Guild of Australia Vaccination Committee …

All Australians need to be aware of the impact that Federal Government changes to the PBS will have on the number of prescriptions they will need to fill in order …

As 2016 looms, community pharmacies need to be prepared for the optional $1 script copayment discount, and the delisting of several medicines from the PBS, Guild executive director David Quilty …