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APP Postponed

Media Release 13 March 2020 APP2020 Postponed Organisers of the Australian Pharmacy Professional Conference (APP) today announced that the 2020 event, scheduled to commence on Wednesday...

Economic Stimulus Package welcomed and needed

Media Release 12 March, 2020 The Pharmacy Guild of Australia welcomes the announcement today of a $17 billion economic stimulus package, some of which will directly...

Effort to help those isolated during COVID-19 outbreak

Media Release 11 March, 2020 Home medicines services and electronic prescriptions to support isolated and vulnerable Australians during COVID-19 outbreak Pharmacists will be able to better...

Coronavirus updates

March 12, 2020 The World Health Organization (WHO) officially labels COVID-19 as pandemic. "This is the first pandemic caused by coronavirus," reported WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom...

Diabetics with a rich-in fibre diet have lower death risk

A systematic review of the research around diabetes and fibre has been conducted by University of Otago, and the scientists say diabetics should be...

Aussies don’t see their doctors enough

Almost a quarter of Australians do not see a doctor when they feel they need to. The reasoning behind this being pinned down to cost...

APP 2020 going ahead as planned

Media Release 11 March, 2020 We understand there are some concerns among the community regarding large gatherings, in light of Coronavirus (COVID-19).  We would like to...

Diabetes guidelines due for an update

There are no up-to-date Australian guidelines for clinicians caring for people with diabetes. Out-of-date guidelines risk potential suboptimal management and significant variation in care. “In Australia,...

Coronavirus session at APP 2020

Media Release 9 March, 2020 New APP session to outline impacts of COVID-19 on community pharmacy Australian Pharmacy Professional Conference organisers are pleased to announce that...

5 days to show coronavirus symptoms

Evidence shows that those infected with COVID-19, may be symptom-free for about 5 days on average. It’s expected that people will begin to experience symptoms...

A win for ADA with new masks sourced

Media Release 9 March, 2020 With thousands of Australian dental practices facing imminent closure and the dental health of Australians in jeopardy, the Australian Dental Association...

More work to be done for women’s health

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia says the Palaszczuk Government’s intention to seek Commonwealth Government support for the ‘down scheduling’ of the contraceptive pill is...
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