Tag Archives: Pharmacy Connect

NAPSA and Guild agree on three-year partnership

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia and the National Australian Pharmacy Students’ Association (NAPSA) have renewed their long-standing partnership for a further three years. Guild National President George Tambassis and NAPSA President Erin Cooper signed the new agreement during a ceremony at the 2019 Pharmacy Connect conference held in Sydney. Mr …

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Guild’s new Executive Director Suzanne Greenwood hints at changes ahead

Suzanne Greenwood, the Pharmacy Guild of Australia’s new Executive Director, has introduced herself in an open letter that gives a glimpse into her style, focus and potential approach to the role, and it could be that change is in the air. Ms Greenwood will be at Pharmacy Connect in Sydney …

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Glenys Beauchamp to open Pharmacy Connect

Pharmacy Connect and The Pharmacy Guild of Australia have announced that Glenys Beauchamp PSM will open the conference on September 6.  Ms Beauchamp is a distinguished senior Federal public servant and has led the Department of Health since September 2017. “This is a great opportunity for Guild members and other …

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12 teams to vie for business plan prize

Registrations for the 2019 Pharmacy Guild of Australia’s National Student Business Plan Competition are now closed, with 12 teams set to compete for this year’s prize. The competition, which originated in 2006, is designed to encourage innovation among pharmacy students who will be the future owners of Australia’s community pharmacies. …

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Pharmacy Connect 2019

The fourth annual Pharmacy Connect will be held from September 5-7, 2019 at the Hilton Hotel in Sydney. Hosted by the Pharmacy Guild New South Wales branch, Pharmacy Connect 2019 aims to feature a comprehensive three-day program including education, pre-conference workshops focusing on harm minimisation and the 7CPA, plus sessions …

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Student Business Plan teams progress

Nine teams have progressed to the quarter-final round of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia’s annual National Student Business Plan competition, an Australia-wide challenge aimed at encouraging creativity among pharmacy students. The teams are from University of Technology Sydney, University of Tasmania, University of Sydney, University of Auckland and University of …

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Action plan for community pharmacy in 2025

‘Community Pharmacy 2025’ (CP2025), an action plan for the future of the industry, will be the topic of a key plenary session at the Pharmacy Connect 2018 Conference in September. <intro> The major strategic planning research project from the Pharmacy Guild of Australia will enable community pharmacies to prepare for …

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16 student teams to compete

Registrations for the Pharmacy Guild of Australia’s 2018 National Student Business Plan Competition have closed, with 16 teams set to compete for this year’s prize. This year’s high registration result follows the success of the 2017 competition and includes multiple registrations from several schools across Australia and New Zealand, including …

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Location rules addressed while at Pharmacy Connect

Professor and regulatory economist Henry Ergas analysed the objectives and outcomes of the location rules and the rules around pharmacy ownership while delivering the annual Judy Liauw Address at the Guild’s Pharmacy Connect conference this morning. “The critical starting point is that community pharmacy is not merely another retail service: …

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