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Tue 04 May 10

Pharmacists to issue scripts


PHARMACISTS will be able to issue repeat prescriptions for some conditions under the Fifth Community Pharmacy Agreement, which was signed by the Government and the Pharmacy Guild yesterday (PD breaking news).


Mon 03 May 10

Blackmores backs research


BLACKMORES says its annual Research Symposium is an important way of supporting ongoing research into complementary medicines.


Mon 03 May 10

Long-time wait for Henry


THE implementation of recommendations from the Henry Review of the tax system will require a lengthy time line to fully implement, according the Pharmacy Guild of Australia.


Fri 30 Apr 10

PSA on pain management


THE Pharmaceutical Society of Australia is encouraging pharmacists to play a larger part in the support and management of chronic pain patients.


Fri 30 Apr 10

RACP slams new GMiA code


THE Royal Australasian College of Physicians has urged the Generic Medicines Industry Association (GMiA) to further strengthen its proposed code of conduct, which is currently under consideration by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commisssion (PD 13 Apr).


Thu 29 Apr 10

New rego standards update


THE new Pharmacy Board of Australia has published a new fact sheet explaining the obligations for pharmacists under the newly approved national Registration Standards (PD 12 Apr).


Thu 29 Apr 10

API half year soars 54.5%


AUSTRALIAN Pharmaceutical Industries has released its half year results for the period ending 28 Feb, which reveal a net profit increase of 54% to $10.3 million.


Wed 28 Apr 10

Cold reschedule on the table


THE National Drugs and Poisons Schedule Committee will at its next meeting consider the rescheduling of 22 over the counter cough and cold medicines, with proposals that they be Schedule 4 when used in children aged under six.


Tue 27 Apr 10

Disease expenditure in Aus


THE Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has released a new report which provides an overview of health system expenditure on disease and injury in Australia between 2004 and 2005.


Tue 27 Apr 10

NPS raises software issues


THE National Prescribing Service has identified several key prescribing software issues that have the potential to play an important role in patient safety.




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