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Wed 15 Mar 17

ASMI hails Canadian switch study


NEW research out of Canada has shown that almost $1 billion could be freed up from the country's healthcare system and the broader economy simply by switching three categories of medicine from prescription to over-the-counter.


Wed 15 Mar 17

Pharmacy vaccine outrage


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THE pharmacy sector had a huge reaction to comments by Influenza Specialist Group spokesman Professor Robert Booy in yesterday's Pharmacy Daily, quoting an MJA Insight article where he incorrectly claimed some chemists were offering "cheap flu shots this year using 2016 vaccine stock".


Tue 14 Mar 17

Expert warns on chemist vax


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VACCINATION expert Professor Robert Booy has suggested that influenza vaccines administered by general practitioners are preferable to those available via pharmacy.


Tue 14 Mar 17

HCCC Rx weight loss alert


THE NSW Health Care Complaints Commission (HCCC) has issued a formal warning about the activities of the Medical Weightloss Institute which ceased trading a month ago.


Mon 13 Mar 17

GSK, Bayer to pull OTC codeine


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GLAXOSMITHKLINE and Bayer Pharmaceuticals have both confirmed their intentions to withdraw from the OTC codeine combination analgesic markets next year, following the TGA's decision to upschedule the products to prescription-only next year.


Mon 13 Mar 17

Guild offers forecasting tool


ADDING to its suite of tools "designed to help transform community pharmacies into a model providing more viable professional health advice and services", the Pharmacy Guild of Australia has released ScriptMAP 2020.


Mon 13 Mar 17

Swansea loves rural pharmacy


SWANSEA Pharmacy on the East coast of Tasmania (pictured) is the winner of the Pharmacy Guild's video competition for rural and remote pharmacies across Australia to tell the world about their experiences and why they are so passionate about working in rural and remote areas.


Mon 13 Mar 17

ALP supporting pharmacy


THERE appears to be strong bipartisan support for the current community pharmacy model in Australia, with shadow health minister Catherine King telling APP delegates the Labor Party is "acutely aware of the important role community pharmacy plays in the health of our communities".


Fri 10 Mar 17

Walker walks away with POTY


LUCY Walker Chemmart Pharmacy from Goondiwindi in regional Queensland was yesterday named the overall winner of the 2017 Guild Pharmacy of the Year award, with health minister Greg Hunt making the announcement at APP (PD breaking news).


Fri 10 Mar 17

CSO unsustainable – Hooper


Pharmacy Daily

AUSTRALIA'S full-line pharmacy wholesalers may be forced to begin charging for some deliveries, unless significant changes are made to the funding of the country's pharmaceutical supply chain.




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