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Mon 09 Oct 17

States urge Hunt on codeine


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A joint letter from most of Australia's state and territory health ministers to Federal counterpart Greg Hunt has urged him to "manage the concerns" of stakeholders affected by the upcoming rescheduling of codeine to prescription-only.


Fri 06 Oct 17

Mandatory reporting input


ALL health professionals including pharmacists should be exempted from mandatory reporting requirements, according to the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia.


Fri 06 Oct 17

New NSW Guild executive


THE results of the hotly contested election of office-bearers for the NSW Pharmacy Guild branch committee (PD 04, 05 Sep) have been revealed, with incumbent president Rick Samimi to be replaced by rival David Heffernan.


Thu 05 Oct 17

Harvey kicks CW-AFL behind


PUBLIC health advocate and health industry watchdog from the Monash School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Associate Professor Ken Harvey, has lodged a formal complaint with government health authorities around last weekend's Chemist Warehouse - Swisse-Voost AFL grand final promotion (PD 28 Sep).


Thu 05 Oct 17

Lost scripts to be reported


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PHARMACISTS and other health professionals in NSW are being invited to report the loss, theft or forgery of prescriptions via a new online notification form on the Pharmacy Council of NSW website.


Wed 04 Oct 17

FIP urges better meds info


THE International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) says more attention needs to be paid to improving the quality of medicines information resources across the globe.


Wed 04 Oct 17

TWC knows your heartbeat


TERRYWHITE Chemmart (TWC) partnered with the Heart Foundation on World Heart Day last Fri 29 Sep to launch a campaign aimed at encouraging Australians to get to 'know their hearts'.


Wed 04 Oct 17

Recall procedure update


REPLACING the Uniform Recall Procedure for Therapeutic Goods (2004), the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has released an update of the document, following public consultation.


Tue 03 Oct 17

Nutraceuticals take up slack


AUSTRALIAN food producers are being encouraged to seize an unrealised opportunity to transform part of the nation's $50 billion annual food waste bill into profitable ingredients for the burgeoning local nutraceutical and food ingredients industry.


Tue 03 Oct 17

Pharmacy Alliance growth plan


PHARMACY Alliance members converged at the annual Members' Forum at Palazzo Versace on the Gold Coast last week to 'shape their future".




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