THE pharmacy and complementary medicines sectors have responded strongly to last night's ABC Four Corners report on the sale of CMs in Australia, with Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA) branding the broadcast as "misinformation" and the Guild saying the program highlights the important role of community pharmacy in advising patients on all aspects of medicines.
VICTORIAN Minister for Health Jill Hennessy has called for tenders for the next seven Supercare Pharmacies which will open 24-hours-a-day, every day, with a nurse on site from 6 to 10pm.
THE Australian Digital Health Agency is offering community pharmacy software vendors grants of up to $250,000 to upgrade their products to support the My Health Record (MyHR) system.
WELL-LIKED cricket legend and commentator Bill Lawry celebrated with pharmacists of Australia in the MCG Long Room on the occasion of the 10th National Pharmacy Cricket Carnival last month.
CHEMIST Warehouse Group (CW)has announced a new partnership with the AFL Women's (AFLW) league as the official chemist retail partner, launching a new TV campaign for the occasion.
THE Pharmacy Guild of Australia has called on the ABC to apologise and retract a story in which it suggested the Guild had paid a donation to the Australian Labor Party to achieve a specific policy outcome on the PBS co-payment measures proposed in the 2014 Budget.
THE Pharmacy Council of NSW is seeking expressions of interest to undertake a Commissioned Research Project into pharmacy compounding of medicines.
THE Pharmaceutical Society of Australia has formally released a revised Code of Ethics for Pharmacists, with the new version following a comprehensive review.
LAWS that prohibit consumer advertising of Schedule 3 medicines are out of step with international practice and deliver no public health benefit, according to the Australian Self Medication Industry (ASMI).
GUILDLINK has announced the launch of GuildCare NG, a new cloud based software framework that the company said had taken 18 months to develop, was "more functionally intuitive" and "provides a more valuable and future proof solution for our partner pharmacies".