THE Pharmacy Guild of Australia seems to have little hope of a constructive outcome from the current Review of Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation, with Guild national president George Tambassis yesterday expressing major misgivings about the process.
THE Pharmacy Guild of Australia has launched pharmacy.com.au, a new online initiative which allows customers to 'click and collect' from supplier websites for local pick-up in Guild member pharmacies.
MEDADVISOR will today launch a new pharmacy solution at APP17, which the company says "brings together the full market leading capabilities of MedAdvisor and Healthnotes" in a single platform.
SIGMA has today announced a new support program for pharmacists, with the aim of delivering dispensary workflow efficiencies to enhance patient engagement.
SIGMA Pharmaceuticals has today announced plans to change its name to Sigma Healthcare Ltd, "to better reflect its broader healthcare focus".
THE controversial Grattan Institute report claiming the government could be saving $500 million annually by changing the way it pays for medicines (PD yesterday) continues to attract strong industry responses.
UNITED Prestige Group has been ordered to pay damages and costs amounting to more than $1 million by the Federal Court, in a judgement following a ruling which found it had operated a "sophisticated counterfeiting operation" relating to Bio-Oil.
A new report from the Grattan Institute released yesterday claims Australians pay more than $500 million a year for prescription drugs, and urges changes to the way prices are set under the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme.
THE Health Department has confirmed that the promised Interim Report for the Review of Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation would not be delivered as originally scheduled.
TODAY sees the launch of a comprehensive new service for pharmacy and other healthcare professionals providing offers of free product samples, representative visits and training for staff as well as deals for pharmacy.