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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 25 Oct 16

Guild Update 25 Oct 16: Needle and syringe information exchange


AFTER a two-year break, the Anex Bulletin has been re-launched as a publication for workers in Australia's needle and syringe programs.


Posted: Tue 18 Oct 16

Guild Update 18 Oct 16 : Stress and wellbeing survey


PHARMACISTS and pharmacy staff are being urged to take part in a Stress and Wellbeing Survey being conducted on behalf of the Pharmacists' Support Service (PSS).


Posted: Tue 11 Oct 16

Guild Update 11 Oct 16 : Draft revision of Australian Standard 85000 Quality Care Pharmacy standard open for consultation


THE Pharmacy Guild of Australia is seeking feedback on the proposed revised draft of the Australian Standard 85000 Quality Care Pharmacy Standard.


Posted: Tue 04 Oct 16

Guild Update 04 Oct 16 : Making better use of pharmacists’ skills


MAKING better use of pharmacists'skills WITH community pharmacists now able to administer adult flu vaccinations in every State and Territory, it makes sense to level the playing field by providing pharmacies with access to the National Immunisation Program and relevant MBS items.


Posted: Tue 27 Sep 16

Guild Update 27 Sep 16 : CPD planner


THE Guild has announced the release of myLearning Plan, a free online tool to assist pharmacists to meet the Pharmacy Board of Australia's Continuing Professional Development requirements.


Posted: Tue 20 Sep 16

Guild Update 20 Sep 16: Breast check aid


The makers of the QV line of moisturiser products has launched a new self-check cream aimed at helping women check for signs of breast cancer with proceeds going to the breast cancer support charity, the McGrath Foundation.


Posted: Tue 13 Sep 16

Guild Update 13 Sep 16 : Building stronger pharmacies


THE Pharmacy Connect conference in Sydney last weekend saw the launch of a range of Guild programs and tools aimed at providing positive transformation for pharmacies.


Posted: Tue 06 Sep 16

Guild Update 6 Sep 16 : Manage stock ahead of 1 October


THE 1 October PBS Price Disclosure reductions represent the first Price Disclosure cycle that will incorporate the removal of originator brands from the calculation.