Pharmacy Daily headlines (3410 found)

Fri 29 Oct 10

Plunkett criticises Guild

THE Pharmaceutical Society of Australia has slammed the Pharmacy Guild for negotiating the Fifth Community Pharmacy Agreement without the involvement of the PSA, saying being locked out meant the Society had to “fight a more direct battle” with health department officials to ensure that there was still adequate funding of professional services.

Fri 29 Oct 10

Students called to pre-register

THE Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency is asking students to pre-apply for registration in the four to six weeks leading up to the completion of their course.

Thu 28 Oct 10

ACCC looks at Sigma/Aspen

THE Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has issued a Statement of Issues on the proposed acquisition of the pharmaceutical division of Sigma by South African firm Aspen Pharmacare.

Thu 28 Oct 10

API set for Priceline growth

AUSTRALIAN Pharmaceutical Industries has announced the commencement of an “exciting growth phase” after this morning declaring a net profit after tax of $22.6m for the year to 31 Aug, up 23.6% (PD breaking news).

Wed 27 Oct 10

CHOICE – Nurofen ‘shonky’

THIS is an award that Reckitt- Benkiser wishes it did not win.

Tue 26 Oct 10

Sigma avoids GMiA scrutiny

THE long-running potential purchase of the generics division of Sigma Pharmaceuticals has been cited as the reason for the rejection of a complaint against the firm under the draft Generic Medicines Industry Association code.

Tue 26 Oct 10

Pharmacists key to PHA

THE Australian Self-Medication Industry has welcomed a government decision this week to proceed with legislation to establish the new national Preventive Health Agency (PHA).

Mon 25 Oct 10

Another pharmacy degree

THE School of Medical Sciences at Victoria’s Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology has created a new Discipline of Pharmacy, and will next year for the first time offer a new undergraduate Bachelor of Pharmacy program.

Fri 22 Oct 10

Australia-Canada TGA pact

THE Therapeutic Goods Administration has today confirmed a new Memorandum of Understanding with Canadian regulator Health Canada on reciprocal recognition of quality management system certificates for medical device manufacturers.

Fri 22 Oct 10

ASMI downplays fish oil study

THE Australian Self-Medication Industry has today issued a statement warning that a study which indicated there was no benefit to pregnant women taking fish oil supplements needs to be “treated with caution”.

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