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Thu 16 Dec 10

MIMS investigates claims

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MIMS has responded to concerns raised over the publication of “potentially erroneous and harmful” information on Listed Medicines supplied in its product by drug sponsors (PD yesterday), by saying it “will investigate mechanisms to highlight the TGA assigned status of a medicine that will better inform the healthcare professionals using the MIMS products”.

Wed 15 Dec 10

Harvey ‘s MIMS complaint

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IF MIMS continues to publish information from Listed medicine product sponsors that is “potentially erroneous and harmful” then a prominent disclaimer should be attached to each information page, according to Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Dr Ken Harvey, from the School of Public Health at La Trobe University.

Tue 14 Dec 10

Australia’s health spend

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ALMOST all areas of health expenditure experienced growth above inflation between 2007-08 and 2008-09, according to the latest report by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.

Mon 13 Dec 10

Be realistic – Pharmabroker

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PHARMACIES need to apply “realistic” mark-ups on goods which are also available through supermarkets, according to Stewart Bowen, the managing director of Pharmabroker sales.

Fri 10 Dec 10

Board looks at prescribing

THE Pharmacy Board of Australia has reiterated that it is “open to exploring possibilities” which would see pharmacists endorsed to prescribe scheduled medicines.

Thu 09 Dec 10

Nicabate goes onto PBS

HEALTH minister Nicola Roxon this morning announced that effective 01 Feb 2011 Nicabate transdermal patches would become available under the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme.

Thu 09 Dec 10

Health ‘investment’ – MA

MEDICINES Australia says that government health spending should be regarded as a “key investment in Australia’s ageing population and productivity, rather than a burden on the public purse”.

Wed 08 Dec 10

CSL set to grow in 2010

AUSTRALIAN pharmaceutical company CSL has said it expects it will grow its research and development sector between 5-7% over the next few years.

Tue 07 Dec 10

APESMA rights campaign

THE Pharmacists’ Division of the Association of Professional Engineers, Scientists and Managers Australia (PDA) has announced a new ‘Protect your rights at work’ industrial campaign folllwing “alarming increases in workplace abuse of conditions by pharmacy employers”.

Tue 07 Dec 10

API’s new trading terms

THE impact of Pfizer ceasing sales of its prescription medication through wholesalers (PD yesterday), in combination with the recently passed PBS refoms, will leave Australian Pharmaceutical Industries “with no choice but to look at measures to recover lost income”.

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