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Wed 19 Jul 17

Resistance surveillance


ANTIMICROBIAL resistance in Australia is now under constant surveillance, giving experts much better and more timely information to help combat the threat, according to a new report from the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care.


Wed 19 Jul 17

Octogenarian celebrations


AUSTRALIAN pharmacy healthcare provider and Sigma Healthcare offshoot Amcal is marking eight decades as a trusted pharmacy franchise group as it celebrates its 80th birthday this month.


Wed 19 Jul 17

Homeless medication plan


Pharmacy Daily

A Freedom of Information request lodged by a Pharmacy Daily reader has highlighted the ongoing availability of the "little-known" Continuing Medication Program, which assists people who are homeless and require help with accessing PBS medications.


Tue 18 Jul 17

BookDoc – MIMS partners


ASIAN-BASED healthcare software company BookDoc has announced a partnership with healthcare publisher MIMS to launch the new "Health Info" feature which will be embedded in its "BookDoc" app.


Tue 18 Jul 17

MedAdvisor users up 17%


MORE than 830,000 patients nationwide are now using the MedAdvisor platform to manage their medications, an increase of 17% on the Mar 2017 quarter.


Tue 18 Jul 17

CW to launch in New Zealand


CHEMIST Warehouse has confirmed trans-Tasman expansion plans, with chief operating officer Mario Tascone telling Pharmacy Daily "we expect to open our first New Zealand store in the back half of this year".


Mon 17 Jul 17

Mystery shopper study flawed


THE Australian College of Pharmacy has challenged the validity of conclusions drawn from the recent International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy publication describing a 'mystery shop' of Sydney community pharmacies (PD 13 Jul), which doctors claimed showed low rates of GP referrals.


Mon 17 Jul 17

Mental health prescription


Pharmacy Daily

IMPROVING medication safety in mental health will require a systems approach and involvement of all stakeholders, especially pharmacy services, according to a new report prepared for the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care by the University of South Australia.


Fri 14 Jul 17

DAA dollars dominate


OF ALL the government supported services, the one that contributes the most to pharmacies, in terms of remuneration received, is Dose Administration Aids (DAA), according to the Hall and Partners financial report to the Review of Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation chaired by Professor Stephen King.


Fri 14 Jul 17

Guardian warms Vinnies


THOUSANDS of crafty Australians are busy knitting for good as part of the Guardian Angels program, a Guardian Pharmacy social repsonsibility project, now in its 19th year.




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