Tag Archives: The Pharmacy Guild Of Australia

Funded Community Pharmacy Training in Tasmania

Media Release 24 February, 2020 The Pharmacy Guild of Australia is proud to be facilitating fully subsidised pharmacy assistant training for eligible job seekers in Launceston. The part time course commenced on the 17 of February 2020 and will run for 11 weeks. 14 local job seekers will complete two …

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Oscar nominee Luke Davies to present at APP2020

Award-winning screenwriter, novelist and Academy Award nominee for Hollywood blockbuster Lion, Luke Davies will present at APP2020. Mr Davies will inspire delegates attending the event on Wednesday, 18 March. In his APP presentation, which will follow on from an interactive workshop on harm minimisation, Mr Davies will recount his remarkable …

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Age care focus at community pharmacy conference

Media Release 11 February, 2020 The Minister for Aged Care and Senior Australians, Senator Richard Colbeck, will be attending the inaugural Tasmanian Pharmacy Conference, held in Hobart on the 15th and 16th of February. Senator Colbeck will attend the Guild member breakfast session on Sunday 16th with Pharmacy Guild of …

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Managing bites and stings in the pharmacy

Media Release February 11, 2020 Patients presenting with stings and bites are a common occurrence in many community pharmacies. These bites and stings often are no more than a little irritating, but sometimes they can cause allergies and infections. Pharmacy assistants are likely to encounter customers who have experienced a …

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Pharmacy Guild supports real time monitoring

Media Release February 7, 2020 The Pharmacy Guild of Australia today welcomes the renewed push by Health Minister, Greg Hunt, to achieve a national system of real time opioid prescription monitoring by the end of 2020. The Pharmacy Guild has long supported and called for the introduction of national real …

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Guild slams ‘catastrophic’ proposal

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia (Guild) has reacted strongly after undisclosed PBS plans to increase prescription quantities from one month to two emerged. In a letter to Guild members, Guild National President George Tambassis described his “sense of astonishment and anger” at learning of the proposal, which followed an unpublished …

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