Pharmacy Daily headlines (3349 found)

Wed 26 Jul 17

Blooms Health ad banned

BLOOMS Health has been pinged for promoting online its Coenzyme Q10 150 Max product (pictured) as an "amazing" panacea across a wide range of medical conditions, by the Therapeutic Goods Administration Complaints Resolution Panel (TGACRP).

Tue 25 Jul 17

Deakin to audit hospitals

RESEARCHERS from Deakin University have announced the first infection survey of Australian hospitals in more than 30 years.

Tue 25 Jul 17

Guild lays out codeine position

EXECUTIVE director of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia, David Quilty, has penned an open letter to clarify the Guild's position relating to the up-scheduling of pain relief medicines containing codeine from 01 Feb 2018.

Tue 25 Jul 17

PPA slams Guild attitude

UNION group Professional Pharmacists Australia (PPA) says it's "disappointed by the attitude and obstruction of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia," as part of the PPA response to the Interim Report of the Review of Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation.

Mon 24 Jul 17

Cannabis concentrate alarm

UNIVERSITY of Queensland (UQ) researchers have expressed concern around the recent legalisation of medicinal cannabis in Australia potentially giving rise to super-potent cannabis concentrates with associated harmful effects.

Mon 24 Jul 17

Ramsay ramps up pharmacy

LISTED hospital operator Ramsay Health Care has announced the acceleration of its push into community pharmacy, via its franchise model which was initially flagged 11 months ago (PD 31 Aug 16).

Fri 21 Jul 17

SHPA Specialty Groups call

THE new Specialty Practice Framework launched by the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) (PD 11 May 2017) has moved to the next level, with applications now open for members to apply to join Practice Groups and nominate for election to the Leadership Committees.

Fri 21 Jul 17

PSA call for codeine rethink

ANTICIPATING the 01 Feb 2018 planned OTC codeine products upscheduling to S4 (PD 20 Dec 16), the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) NSW Branch has called for a rethink of the move.

Thu 20 Jul 17

King Review ‘uncertainty’

THE upcoming Pharmacy Connect conference has confirmed a strong focus on issues raised in the King Review of Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation, including two dedicated sessions to discuss the draft report of the Review Panel.

Thu 20 Jul 17

Phcy-GP collaboration pilot

PHARMACISTS and doctors are being brought together in a trial chronic disease management plan to better manage patient issues.

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