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Mon 04 Dec 17

Pharmacy of the future


THE Pharmacy Guild of Australia has revealed further details of its "Community Pharmacy in 2025" research project (PD 14 Sep), with the appointment of consultant group Pottinger as strategic adviser.


Fri 01 Dec 17

Don’t sneeze at OTC relief


FOLLOWING mainstream media reports suggesting there is no role for oral antihistamines in the management of seasonal hayfever, the Australian Self Medication Industry (ASMI) has urged consumers who suffer from hayfever to discuss their symptoms with their doctor or pharmacist to ensure they receive the most appropriate treatment.


Fri 01 Dec 17

Symbion cuts trading terms


EBOS offshoot Symbion Health has reacted swiftly to the impact of AstraZeneca's decision to commence direct distribution, advising pharmacists of a reduction in trading terms effective today.


Thu 30 Nov 17

Codeine impact research


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THE Australian Self-Medication Industry has highlighted a new study which is seeking participants to investigate the impact of the removal of over-the-counter codeine on 01 Feb 2018.


Thu 30 Nov 17

Codeine switch ups Maxigesic


AFT Pharmaceuticals says it is expecting significant sales growth of its flagship product Maxigesic in Australia as a result of the Feb 2018 rescheduling of products containing codeine to prescription only.


Wed 29 Nov 17

Pharmacies to get digital


IN THE wake of reports that only one fifth of Australian pharmacies have registered with the My Health Record system (PD yesterday), community, hospital and academic pharmacists have announced the formation of a Pharmacists Digital Health Leaders Network to encourage meaningful and clinical use of My Health Record by pharmacists and pharmacies.


Wed 29 Nov 17

Sansom steps down at APC


THE pharmacy profession needs to shift from its current 'dispensing' mentality to one of community care, according to Professor Lloyd Sansom, who is retiring from the Australian Pharmacy Council after more than 35 years.


Tue 28 Nov 17

Greg Hunts for votes


NSW Pharmacy Guild branch immediate past president Rick Samimi was paid a visit yesterday by campaigning Bennelong Liberal candidate John Alexander, along with Health Minister Greg Hunt.


Tue 28 Nov 17

PDL warns of fake scripts


PHARMACEUTICAL Defence Limited (PDL) has raised awareness of reports regarding consumers who are posing as prescribers and using faxed, email or mobile phone images to fraudulently obtain prescription medications.


Mon 27 Nov 17

Fred IT SafeScript deal


PHARMACY Guild offshoot Fred IT has been appointed to build the new SafeScript real-time prescription monitoring system for the Victorian Government.




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