THE Pharmaceutical Society says a government decision which will see rural incentive payments for doctors not subject to 46.5% PAYE tax should also be extended to pharmacists working in rural and regional Australia.
NEW Zealand Health Minister Tony Ryall has announced an urgent review of medicine recalls, following the spate of recent incidents which have involved significant input from the country’s community pharmacists (PD 28 May).
THE Pharmaceutical Society of Australia says the Pharmacy Guild’s new Roadmap for community pharmacy (PD Wed) is a welcome contribution to the debate on pharmacy’s future in Australia.
A NEW force in pharmacy education has been unleashed, following the formation of the National Alliance for Pharmacy Education (NAPE).
THE Pharmacy Guild today released its long-awaited Roadmap for the future direction of community pharmacy in Australia.
TROUBLED Pharmaceutical manufacturer Sigma has opened its books to its South African suitor Aspen Pharmacare (PD 24 May), granting it due diligence for the next four weeks.
YESTERDAY the Pharmacy Guild, in partnership with Hepatitis Australia, has launched a television community service announcement series, designed to increase consumer confidence in their local pharmacy as a source of information and advice on Hepatitis C.
THE Pharmacy Guild says Home Medicine Reviews can be of benefit for patients of all ages, with children and adolescents with asthma identified as being “ideal candidates” for an HMR referral.
THE discovery of underweight and overweight tablets has led NZ regulator Medsafe to order a national consumer-level recall of Mylan’s Pacific Atenolol 50mg and 100mg cardiac medications.
THE Pharmacy Guild is set to seek funding for the national rollout of a campaign to raise the awareness among the public of Consumer Medicine Information leaflets for their medications.