Pharmacy Daily headlines (3349 found)

Thu 21 Oct 10

Blackmores sales on the up

BLACKMORES has reported a 13.1% increase in first quarter net profit after tax, bringing the figure to $7.8 million, compared to the same period last year.

Wed 20 Oct 10

Self service scripts launched

A REVOLUTIONARY new self service kiosk which allows patients to order prescriptions at their choice of pharmacy before leaving their GP has launched this month under the Twitch banner.

Tue 19 Oct 10

WA flu vaccination report

THE Therapeutic Goods Administration has issued a formal response to a damning report commissioned by the Western Australian Health Department into the handling of the adverse events investigation during the 2010 WA free seasonal flu vaccine program.

Tue 19 Oct 10


THE Pharmaceutical Society of Australia has today announced the release of updated guidelines for pharmacists providing Home Medicines Review (HMR) services.

Mon 18 Oct 10

Comment on drug labelling

THE Consumers Health Forum of Australia has released a consumer information and discussion paper titled ‘Achieving Best Practice in the Packaging and Labelling of Medicines’.

Mon 18 Oct 10

GPs mistrust pharmacists

TWO thirds of Australian doctors do not trust pharmacists to dispense prescriptions exactly as prescribed, according to the recently released Originators vs Generics GP Poll.

Fri 15 Oct 10

CVS busted for meth role

US pharmacy giant CVS has been slapped with a whopping US$77.6 million fine after it was busted by authorities for inadequately monitoring the sale of products containing pseudoephedrine.

Fri 15 Oct 10

Intern programs approved

THE Pharmacy Board of Australia has given formal approval to two pharmacy Intern Training Programs as part of the accreditation process under the new National Scheme.

Thu 14 Oct 10

FDA biphosphonate alert

THE US Food and Drug Administration has overnight issued a warning about possible increased risks of thigh bone fractures in patients taking biphosponates.

Wed 13 Oct 10

NZ Guild slams Abbott recall

THE voluntary withdrawal of Abbott’s sibutramine (Reductil) from the New Zealand market has drawn criticism from The Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand.

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