Pharmacy Daily headlines (3308 found)

Mon 09 Aug 10

SHPA CE available on CD

ON the eve of the release of its 11th CE on CD program, the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia is reminding pharmacists that achieving CPD points is achievable and “can sensibly include activities that pharmacists undertake routinely.

Mon 09 Aug 10

Board offers fast track rego

THE Pharmacy Board of Australia has today announced a new “fast track” registration option for pharmacists who have omitted to renew their registration under the new national scheme.

Fri 06 Aug 10

NPS pain outreach programs

THE NPS is inviting pharmacists who are providing outreach services to Aboriginal healthcare sectors to enrol in its NPS Outreach Pharmacists for Remote Aboriginal Health Services program, as well as to attend workshops over the next month on chronic pain management free of charge.

Fri 06 Aug 10

Industry brings in big bucks

PHARMACEUTICAL and medicinal exports in Australia for 2009-10 tallied to $4.12 billion, up two percent year on year, according to the latest statistics released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Thu 05 Aug 10

Guild takes home award

THE Pharmacy Guild of Australia’s offshoot has been awarded an Australian Business Award for Innovation, at this years Australian Business Awards (ABA).

Wed 04 Aug 10

Diabetes at PAC10

THE Pharmaceutical Society of Australia has announced that it will feature a special session dedicated to the holistic management of diabetes at PAC10 in October.

Wed 04 Aug 10

GMiA to reveal incentives

INCENTIVES provided by generics suppliers for pharmacists will now come under the microscope, after the ACCC imposed two conditions on its approval of the Generic Medicines Industry Association (GMiA) Code of Conduct (PD breaking news).

Tue 03 Aug 10

PSA talks National Intern

IN the wake of the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia is set to host a series of talks across Australian universities regarding its own National Intern Training Program (NITP).

Tue 03 Aug 10

ASMI: don’t fear calcium!

THE Australian Self Medication Industry has responded to research published in the British Medical Journal which linked an increased risk of heart disease with calcium supplements (PD 30 Jul), saying the association was “controversial”.

Mon 02 Aug 10

New US Sigma suitor?

SIGMA could be looking at the piecemeal sale of its holdings, after courting interest in its generics business from US-based Watson Pharmaceuticals.

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