Pharmacy Daily headlines (3577 found)

Tue 19 Oct 10

WA flu vaccination report

THE Therapeutic Goods Administration has issued a formal response to a damning report commissioned by the Western Australian Health Department into the handling of the adverse events investigation during the 2010 WA free seasonal flu vaccine program.

Tue 19 Oct 10


THE Pharmaceutical Society of Australia has today announced the release of updated guidelines for pharmacists providing Home Medicines Review (HMR) services.

Mon 18 Oct 10

Comment on drug labelling

THE Consumers Health Forum of Australia has released a consumer information and discussion paper titled ‘Achieving Best Practice in the Packaging and Labelling of Medicines’.

Mon 18 Oct 10

GPs mistrust pharmacists

TWO thirds of Australian doctors do not trust pharmacists to dispense prescriptions exactly as prescribed, according to the recently released Originators vs Generics GP Poll.

Fri 15 Oct 10

CVS busted for meth role

US pharmacy giant CVS has been slapped with a whopping US$77.6 million fine after it was busted by authorities for inadequately monitoring the sale of products containing pseudoephedrine.

Fri 15 Oct 10

Intern programs approved

THE Pharmacy Board of Australia has given formal approval to two pharmacy Intern Training Programs as part of the accreditation process under the new National Scheme.

Thu 14 Oct 10

FDA biphosphonate alert

THE US Food and Drug Administration has overnight issued a warning about possible increased risks of thigh bone fractures in patients taking biphosponates.

Wed 13 Oct 10

NZ Guild slams Abbott recall

THE voluntary withdrawal of Abbott’s sibutramine (Reductil) from the New Zealand market has drawn criticism from The Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand.

Tue 12 Oct 10

ACCC allergy attack launch

THE Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has initiated legal action against five companies and four individuals over alleged false and misleading claims regarding allergy treatments.

Tue 12 Oct 10

Cold medication rescheduling

THE TGA is seeking submissions on proposed amendments to the Standard for the Uniform Scheduling of Medicines and Poisons which would see changes to the scheduling of a wide range of cough and cold medicines.

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