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Fri 16 Jun 17

Sanofi ‘Click & collect’ deal


SANOFI Consumer Healthcare has confirmed that its Bio-Organics Glycemix website will be connected to the Pharmacy Guild's new Click and Collect network - making the product available for consumers to purchase online and 'click and collect' at participating Guild member pharmacies.


Fri 16 Jun 17

Minfos software upgrade


EBOS offshoot Minfos has released a major upgrade of its pharmacy software platform, with significant enhancements including a new modern design and automatic product updates, scripts on file alert and named discount functionality.


Thu 15 Jun 17

TGA launches meds app


THE Therapeutic Goods Administration is urging pharmacists to help promote a new 'MedSearch' smartphone app, which aims to provide users with up-to-date, easy to access Consumer Medicine Information and Product Information for registered prescription medicines.


Thu 15 Jun 17

Pharmacy palliative care $200k


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NSW Minister for Health Brad Hazzard this week announced a $200,000 package for "community pharmacy initiatives to improve medication management for palliative care patients".


Wed 14 Jun 17

New dispensing guidelines


THE Pharmaceutical Society of Australia has opened consultation on revised Dispensing Practice Guidelines, after a review to support implementation of revised Professional Practice Standards.


Wed 14 Jun 17

Hospital drug shortages


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PHARMACEUTICAL therapy shortages in hospitals are more prevalent than previously understood, according to a Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) snapshot survey of pharmacists across Australian hospitals.


Tue 13 Jun 17

Analgesics appropriate – ASMI


PARACETAMOL-IBUPROFEN combination medicines are safe and effective for the short-term relief of acute pain when taken in accordance with the directions on the label, the Australian Self Medication Industry (ASMI) says.


Tue 13 Jun 17

Queen’s Birthday gongs


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THE contributions of several leading Australian pharmacists have been highlighted in the annual Queen's Birthday Honours list (PD breaking news yesterday), including former Pharmacy Guild president Kos Sclavos being made a Member (AM) of the Order of Australia.


Fri 09 Jun 17

Pharmacists lose standing


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WHILE health professionals generally have again maintained their position in society as the most highly regarded professions in the latest Roy Morgan Research polls, pharmacists have lost ground to GPs and nurses.


Fri 09 Jun 17

ACCC re-authorises e-script pact


THE Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has granted interim authorisation to allow continued revenue sharing between electronic prescription providers eRx and IP MDS Pty Ltd (formerly MediSecure Pty Ltd).




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