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 May 10

Time is Running Out – have you claimed your final PCI payment?

The Pharmacy Connectivity Incentive Program (PCI), funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing through the Fourth Community Pharmacy Agreement, concludes on 30 June 2010 and is not continuing under the Fifth Agreement.

Posted: Tue 18 May 10

Bowel Cancer

Bowel cancer is the second most common cause of cancer related deaths in Australia, claiming over 70 lives each week.

Posted: Tue 11 May 10

Continence Aids Payment Scheme (CAPS)

Pharmacists are reminded that from 1 July 2010, the Australian Government will introduce the Continence Aids Payment Scheme (CAPS), replacing the existing Continence Aids Assistance Scheme (CAAS).

Posted: Tue 27 Apr 10

PATY 2010 Nominations open

NOMINATIONS for The Pharmacy Guild of Australia/GSK National Pharmacy Assistant of the Year award 2010 (PATY 2010) are now open.

Posted: Tue 20 Apr 10

Are you pandemic prepared?

Business continuity planning: Business continuity planning (BCP) training events provide an opportunity for attendees to learn from risk management experts and collaborate with other pharmacists.