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News from the Pharmacy Guild of Australia

Every Tuesday the Pharmacy Guild of Australia provides a news update which features in the newsletter. See below for the latest news from the Pharmacy Guild of Australia.


Guild Column

Posted: Tue 10 Aug 10

Pharmacy Workforce


How many pharmacists does Australia have.


Posted: Tue 03 Aug 10

Women’s Congress


Coincidentally, on the same weekend that Australians will decide whether or not to retain our first ever female Prime Minister, the Pharmacy Guild of Australia will be hosting the seventh annual Pharmacy Women’s Congress.


Posted: Tue 27 Jul 10

Phase out of BPA baby bottles


The Pharmacy Guild of Australia is advising community pharmacies to consider reviewing which baby bottles they stock and sell.


Posted: Tue 20 Jul 10

GuildSuper


Rural pharmacies and hospital authorities have the opportunity to attract young pharmacists and gain extra funding, under the Pharmacy Guild of Australia and Department of Health and Ageing incentive schemes.


Posted: Tue 13 Jul 10

GuildSuper


Manually writing cheques and completing paperwork for super contributions can be a timeconsuming process, yet the Cooper Review of superannuation recently found that 60 per cent of employers still pay some or all of their super commitments using cheques.


Posted: Tue 06 Jul 10

Closing the Gap


Pharmacists are reminded that the Closing the Gap (CTG) PBS Co-payment Measure commenced 1 July 2010.


Posted: Tue 29 Jun 10

PWC Registration


As the date approaches 30 June, pharmacists and pharmacy staff are generally very busy in the lead up to the end of the financial year.


Posted: Tue 22 Jun 10

The Fifth Community Pharmacy Agreement


THE first of July 2010 is shaping up as an especially significant date in the modern history of pharmacy in Australia.