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Mon 14 Aug 17

Sigma dives on profit warning


SHARES in Sigma Healthcare slumped over 8% on Fri after the company warned its full year profit was likely to be $5 million lower than expected (PD breaking news).


Mon 14 Aug 17

Pharmacy eHealth support


PHARMACY integration with the government's My Health Record system will be significantly expanded in the near future, with the Australian Digital Health Agency (ADHA) signing agreements with a number of additional community pharmacy software vendors.


Fri 11 Aug 17

Guild strikes back at AMA


THE Pharmacy Guild has blasted the Australian Medical Association's response to the Guild campaign on codeine rescheduling (PD yesterday) as a "disappointing misrepresentation of the Guild's approach".


Fri 11 Aug 17

Ramsay defends procurement


RAMSAY Health has vigorously defended itself against allegations by the Pharmacy Guild that the company was inappropriately using hospital contracts and trading terms to source medicines for its pharmacies (PD yesterday).


Fri 11 Aug 17

Top End’s Top Pharmacy Assistant


SALLY Edwards from United Chemists in Tennant Creek (pictured) has been chosen to represent the Northern Territory at the National Finals of the 2017 Pharmacy Guild of Australia/ Maxigesic Pharmacy Assistant of the Year Award (PATY).


Thu 10 Aug 17

Ramsay supply questions


THE Pharmacy Guild of Australia has alleged that Ramsay Health may be using hospital medicines purchasing contracts to supply community pharmacies in the Ramsay Pharmacy Group.


Thu 10 Aug 17

Pharmacy codeine fail – AMA


"PHARMACIST control of codeine does not work," according to a formal statement from the Australian Medical Association, which has urged all stakeholders to cooperatively implement the TGA decision to reschedule codeine products to prescription only (S4).


Wed 09 Aug 17

Victoria monitoring laws


Pharmacy Daily

THE Victorian government will implement the state's own real-time prescription monitoring system in 2018 rather than the planned national Electronic Reporting and Recording of Controlled Drugs (ERRCD) system, with legislation for the project introduced into Victoria's parliament yesterday.


Tue 08 Aug 17

CMs dominate submissions


Pharmacy Daily

IF IT were purely down to word count on objections to the Professor Stephen King review of Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation, complementary medicines (CMs) issues, including homeopathy, appear to dominate.


Tue 08 Aug 17

Cut medicine harm – WHO


THE World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a challenge to governments across the globe, urging them to reduce the burden of medication-related harm by 50% within the next five years.




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