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Fri 24 Nov 17

Cannabis medicines in SAS


Australian medicinal cannabis companies have been given notification from the Therapeutic Goods Administration that approved cannabis products will become available for doctors to prescribe on the Special Access Scheme (SAS) from late Feb 2018.


Fri 24 Nov 17

Amgen details direct move


AMGEN says changes to the distribution model for its osteoporosis medication Prolia (PD yesterday) will include a range of commercial deals for all community pharmacies.


Thu 23 Nov 17

Supply chain ‘stress & strain’


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AUSTRALIA'S medicines supply chain is showing signs of "stress and strain", says Pharmacy Guild executive director David Quilty, who has confirmed that Health Minister Greg Hunt has tasked his departmental officials to come up with a Medicines Shortage Strategy.


Thu 23 Nov 17

Banana Boat sure of SPF


EDGEWELL Personal Care, the manufactures of Banana Boat aerosol sunscreens, has strongly refuted claims by Bannister Law that the products do not meet SPF50+ claims (PD yesterday).


Wed 22 Nov 17

SHPA ‘landmark year’


ACCOLADES and accomplishment denoted last weekend's Society of Hospital Pharmacists (SHPA) annual conference, Medicines Management 2017, described by the organisation as celebrating a 'landmark year'.


Wed 22 Nov 17

Banana Boat class action


LEGAL firm Bannister Law has confirmed it is investigating a potential class action against Edgewell Personal Care Australia Pty Ltd, the makers of Banana Boat Aerosol sunscreens.


Wed 22 Nov 17

6CPA RMMR consultation


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THE Department of Health has appointed consultancy firm Urbis to undertake a review of the Quality Use of Medicines component of the Residential Medication Management Review Program.


Tue 21 Nov 17

6CPA data collection focus


THE Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) has announced the launch of a new resource hub to help pharmacists implement new and expanded Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement (6CPA) programs, with data collection established to demonstrate the impact of these services on patient health outcomes.


Tue 21 Nov 17

Barras SHPA Medal of Merit


DR MICHAEL Barras, a Fellow of the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA), has been announced as the recipient of the prestigious SHPA Medal of Merit, challenging all hospital pharmacists to sharpen their research skills to drive the profession forward.


Mon 20 Nov 17

SHPA mentoring program


THE Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) has launched a new Mentoring Program which will "empower pharmacists to build their confidence, sharpen their focus, dismantle barriers and grow job satisfaction".




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