Tag Archives: Pharmacy Guild

National Student Business Plan competition

Media Release 13 February, 2020 The 14th National Student Business Plan Competition is now underway – testing the flair and entrepreneurship of students preparing for a career in community pharmacy. The Pharmacy Guild of Australia’s 2020 competition was launched during the recent NAPSA Congress in Newcastle. Team captain of the …

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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 in state opening on a ‘momentous day’

When the Pharmacy Guild of Australia opened its newly refurbished Queensland Branch premises this week, Guild National President George Tambassis had three good reasons for calling it “a momentous day”. Not only was it World Pharmacists Day, but Mr Tambassis was at the Branch opening, where he would also be …

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Real-time prescription monitoring a step closer

Real-time prescription monitoring is one step closer following the Queensland parliament’s passing of the Medicines and Poisons Act and the Therapeutic Goods Act this week. Queensland Minister for Health and Ambulance Services, Steven Miles, said once introduced, the monitored medicines database would provide life-saving benefits by assisting doctors when prescribing …

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