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Tue 24 Aug 10

J&J recalls contact lenses


JOHNSON & Johnson has issued a recall notice for several batches of its 1 Day Acuvue contact lenses, some of which have been sold in Australia as well as Japan, Europe and several Asian markets.


Mon 23 Aug 10

Patients’ generic reluctance


A UNIVERSITY of South Australia study into generic substitution in Australia has shown that more than a quarter of patients in urban areas will not accept generic alternatives, despite being offered them by pharmacists.


Mon 23 Aug 10

Guild showcases IT prowess


THE Pharmacy Guild of Australia last week took the opportunity to demonstrate its “many IT initiatives” to its international counterparts at a global gathering on the Gold Coast.


Fri 20 Aug 10

Medicines agreement inquiry


THE Memorandum of Understanding between Medicines Australia and the Commonwealth Government will deliver significant benefit to taxpayers and consumers, the Senate Community Affairs Committee has heard.


Fri 20 Aug 10

Pharmacy election battle


THE Pharmacy Guild has ended up in the centre of a war of words between the Labor Party and the Coalition over claims about a $1.15 billion saving in the opposition’s PBS budget costings.


Thu 19 Aug 10

Diet myths busted at PAC10


THE Pharmaceutical Society of Australia has announced it will host a new controversial ‘diet’ session at its PAC10 conference in Oct.


Thu 19 Aug 10

Diet myths busted at PAC10


THE Pharmaceutical Society of Australia has announced it will host a new controversial ‘diet’ session at its PAC10 conference in Oct.


Thu 19 Aug 10

Blackmores sees profits soar


AUSTRALIAN natural health brand, Blackmores has reported a 17% year-on-year increase in its full-year profits.


Wed 18 Aug 10

Guild gets governmental


THE Pharmacy Guild of Australia has managed to extract election promises for community pharmacy from both the Liberal and Labor camps.


Tue 17 Aug 10

HIP parent bioscience buy


HEALTH Corporation Limited (HCL), the listed parent company of pharmacy franchise group Health Information Pharmacy, has announced the acquisition of a “complementary business”, Aussie bioscience company Intramedics P/L.




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