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Thu 18 Nov 10

Pharmacy united – almost


A NEWLY formed coalition of pharmacy groups has pledged to work together to provide input for the government’s health reform agenda - but the influential Pharmacy Guild of Australia has so far declined to take part.


Thu 18 Nov 10

Preventative Health passes


THE reworking of the Australian health system has taken a major step forward with Federal Parliament voting to pass the National Preventative Health Agency Bill 2010.


Wed 17 Nov 10

Towards a healthier nation


THE Australian healthcare system works well because stakeholders are prepared to work constructively and in partnership to negotiate arrangements that suit all parties, according to Medicines Australia ceo, Will Delaat.


Tue 16 Nov 10

PSA urges NSAID caution


A LARGE proportion of Australians are not aware that heart problems or heart disease could be a potential risk factor associated with taking oral nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), according to a new survey being cited today by the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia.


Mon 15 Nov 10

Servier loses patent appeal


APOTEX has experienced what it is describing as a “resounding win” in the latest round of its longrunning battle against Servier over the patent of perindopril.


Mon 15 Nov 10

SHPA 2010 award winners


THE Society of Hospital Pharmacists has awarded the2010 Australian Clinical Pharmacy Award to Garth Birdsey.


Fri 12 Nov 10

Blackmores ‘down there’


BLACKMORES has launched a new natural health iniative, aimed at helping women understand, prevent and treat vaginal imbalances.


Fri 12 Nov 10

UK Health stops substitution


THIS week the United Kingdom Department of Health announced its decision to cease plans for the generic substitutions of medicines in primary care.


Thu 11 Nov 10

TGA biological consultation


THE Therapeutic Goods Administration is seeking written submissions on proposed amendments to the Therapeutic Goods Regulations which will implement the long-planned Biologicals Framework.


Thu 11 Nov 10

NPS hopes for better data


NPS says that new legislation before the Parliament is likely to significantly improve the transparency of how the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme is working in Australia.




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