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Mon 31 May 10

HMRs for kids with asthma


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.


Fri 28 May 10

Mylan generic recall in NZ


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.


Thu 27 May 10

ACT CMI program success


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.


Thu 27 May 10

Corum refinances $4m loan


PUBLICLY listed pharmacy software supplier Corum Group has tapped its major shareholder for a loan of $4 million, at a hefty 15% interest rate which will cost the firm $50,000 a month to service.


Wed 26 May 10

ABS national health survey


THE Federal Government has announced the Australian Health Survey, which will see 50,000 Australians asked to provide information to form “the most comprehensive collection of health data ever undertaken.


Tue 25 May 10

eRx slashes e-script pricing


THE Guild-backed eRx Script Exchange yesterday announced a major shift in policy, which will make dispensing of electronic scripts “effectively free for all pharmacies”.


Mon 24 May 10

Mirixa adds asthma program


THE Pharmacy Guild’s Mirixa software platform has launched a new program which “offers yet another revenue stream for pharmacies wanting to deliver professional services”.


Mon 24 May 10

NZ Guild takes GSK to court


THE President of the New Zealand Pharmacy Guild has served a civil notice of claim on GlaxoSmithKline over a drug recall earlier this year.


Fri 21 May 10

Eli Lilly invests $50m in Qld


MEDICINES Australia says the investment by pharmaceutical manufacturer Eli Lilly of $50m in a Queensland biotechnology venture capital fund is an endorsement of the new Memorandum of Understanding signed between drugmakers and the govt before the Federal Budget (PD 05 May).


Fri 21 May 10

PSA launches issues paper


THE Pharmaceutical Society of Australia is encouraging all sectors of the pharmacy industry to take part in a consultation process launched today to help shape the future of pharmacy in Australia.




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