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Fri 30 Jun 17

NPSA ticks CSO variation


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THE National Pharmaceutical Services Association (NPSA) representing full-line pharmaceutical wholesalers, has welcomed changes to the Community Service Obligation (CSO) Deed announced yesterday (PD breaking news) and says it is looking forward to working closely with government over the coming months to further secure the long-term stability of the sector.


Fri 30 Jun 17

Morning after pill to go OTC


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EMERGENCY contraception pill ulipristal acetate (EllaOne 30mg by MS Health) was included on the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG) on 06 Mar 15, but is now slated for an over the counter (OTC) schedule 3 listing effective 01 Feb 18, as a one of the final decisions by the Health Department delegate in line with recommendations by the Advisory Committee on Medicines Scheduling (ACMS #20).


Thu 29 Jun 17

TWC goes paperless for aged


TERRYWHITE Chemmart has partnered with Procura Software to roll out MediMap, Australia's first paperless medication charting system for aged care.


Thu 29 Jun 17

PSA slammed on homeopathy


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THE Pharmaceutical Society of Australia has "not been strong enough on homeopathic products," according to an article published in The Conversation by the Queensland University of Technology's Professor of Pharmacy Greg Kyle and associate lecturer Katherine Brown.


Wed 28 Jun 17

SHPA hosts Future Summit


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THE Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia yesterday opened registrations for its annual two-day incubator of ideas titled Future Summit 2017.


Wed 28 Jun 17

Location rule fraud exposed


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THE Federal Court of Australia has ordered that a company trust called Slopen Main belonging to pharmacist Ross Darnell must have its application to set up a pharmacy "set aside" with opposition from two pharmacies in Cove Hill Shopping Centre in Bridgewater near Hobart, namely Elizabeth Hope Priceline Pharmacy and Brighton Pharmacy.


Tue 27 Jun 17

Digital ad spending climbs


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PHARMACEUTICAL marketers in Australia are increasingly utilising online channels to promote their products, with new data collated by advertising analytics firm Standard Media Index indicating a shift in spending from content sites into social media and "programmatic" online advertising.


Tue 27 Jun 17

Friendlies vaccination surge


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WESTERN Australia's Friendlies Pharmacy Group has this week achieved more than 22,000 flu vaccinations for the season, eclipsing last year's campaign by 27% to date.


Mon 26 Jun 17

Sigma launches pathology


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SIGMA Healthcare has today launched pathology health screenings throughout its Amcal Pharmacy network across Australia.


Fri 23 Jun 17

ACT pharmacists to vax


THE ACT Pharmacist Vaccination Standards were amended this week to enable appropriately trained pharmacists to administer the diptheria, tetanus, a-cellular pertussis (dTpa) vaccine to adults without a prescription.




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