Secretary of the Department of Health to open conference


The Pharmacy Guild and Pharmacy Connect are pleased to announce that the Secretary of the Australian Department of Health, Glenys Beauchamp PSM, will open the conference on Friday 6 September.

Ms Beauchamp, a distinguished senior Federal public servant, has led the Department of Health since September 2017.

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia’s National President, George Tambassis said Ms Beauchamp’s conference address comes at an important time in community pharmacy, with negotiations now underway for the Seventh Community Pharmacy Agreement.

“This is a great opportunity for Guild members and other delegates at Pharmacy Connect to hear directly from one of Australia’s most distinguished and influential health department leaders,” Mr Tambassis said.

“It’s a presentation not to be missed, and very timely now that the Community Pharmacy Agreement negotiations are underway.”

Pharmacy Connect is being held from 5-7 September at the Hilton Sydney. The conference offers delegates access to business growth, profitability and management topics, the latest clinical updates, and networking opportunities with peers, industry leaders and suppliers.

The event also features a trade exhibition with over 50 stands showcasing the latest industry products and services, furthering professionals’ product knowledge.


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