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Thu 01 Jun 17

DDS: MedAdvisor, FRED NXT


DISCOUNT Drug Stores (DDS) this week announced new initiatives and technological advancements at its tenth national conference, in Noumea, New Caledonia, including a new pain management program, the launch of a health food and organics project, partnerships with script reminder service MedAdvisor and the implementation of its Next Generation Retail Platform powered by FRED NXT (PD breaking news yesterday).


Thu 01 Jun 17

New competency standards


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AUSTRALIA'S peak pharmacy bodies have formally released a revised competency standards framework for pharmacists, which has been endorsed by all 11 member organisations of the Pharmacy Practitioner Development Committee (PPDC).


Wed 31 May 17

First cannabis crop planting


MELBOURNE-BASED Cann Group has announced it will receive its first plant material and start cultivation of medicinal cannabis in the coming days after securing the necessary permits from the government's Office of Drug Control (ODC).


Tue 30 May 17

TGA ticks Oz sunscreens


THE Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has laboratory tested 31 commonly used sunscreen products, including lotions, creams and aerosol sprays, sourced from pharmacies and supermarkets, and given the all-clear for every product evaluated.


Tue 30 May 17

MedAdvisor iHealth deal


MEDADVISOR'S new agreement with US-based device manufacturer iHealth (PD breaking news yesterday) promises to "deliver a new revenue stream for MedAdvisor Network Pharmacies".


Mon 29 May 17

UQ China antibiotic link


THE University of Queensland is sharing knowledge about antibiotic resistance with colleagues in China, last weekend taking part in the inaugural Queensland Guangdong Clinical Pharmacy and Education Symposium.


Mon 29 May 17

SHPA, RPS to collaborate


THE Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) this morning confirmed the signing of an "historic agreement" with the UK's Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS), with the organisations to collaborate on training and development opportunities mapped to pharmacist career stages in the UK and Australia.


Fri 26 May 17

Women prefer pharmacy


AUSTRALIAN women have gravitated to pharmacies for their cosmetic purchases, despite the proliferation of international chains setting up store across the country and online, according to new data from Roy Morgan Research released this week.


Fri 26 May 17

Kiwi condom friction rises


THE New Zealand Pharmacy Guild has proposed a radical change to the way government-subsidised condoms and Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) are distributed across the country, as a response to a government consultation about bulk delivery.


Thu 25 May 17

Sod turned on new PSA home


THE start of construction for a new, state-of-the-art building to be a modern pharmacy hub was officially launched in Canberra yesterday by Federal Assistant Health Minister Dr David Gillespie for the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA).




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