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Thu 06 May 10

HIP scores new investment


THE parent company of the Health Information Pharmacy group, Health Corporation Limited, has announced a heavily discounted capital raising which will see it raise $52,050 in working capital by issuing about 7 million shares at 0.75 cents each.


Thu 06 May 10

AMA slams generics code


THE Australian Medical Association has urged the Generics Medicines Industry Association to include disclosure of spending on educational activities for pharmacists as part of th proposed GMiA Code of Practice which is currently under ACCC consideration.


Wed 05 May 10

ASMI urges S3 advertising


THE Australian Self-Medication Industry has today called for reforms to advertising regulations for medical products to allow consumer promotion of Schedule 3 medications in Australia.


Wed 05 May 10

$2 billion in PBS price cuts


AN AGREEMENT between the government and Medicines Australia is set to see $2 billion in new savings on the PBS announced in next week’s Federal Budget.


Tue 04 May 10

Reactions to new agreement


A NUMBER of industry bodies have responded swiftly to the Fifth Community Pharmacy Agreement announcement, with broad support for many of the measures.


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).




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