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 17 Aug 10

Buying and Selling a Pharmacy guide

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia will take the opportunity presented by this weekend’s Pharmacy Women’s Congress in Hobart to reintroduce its ‘Buying and Selling a Pharmacy’ guide.

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


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


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.