Expand our turf: Guild

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has told a federal Government advisory group that it must look at the wider role the profession can play in managing Australia’s burgeoning chronic disease burden.

In particular, the Guild is calling for a broadening of the continued dispensing program for the management of patients who are not unwell, but require therapy for their chronic disease - such as for high blood pressure.

A pharmacy formulary should also be established to provide one-off medications for a select number of readily