LIBERAL member for Flinders in Victoria, Greg Hunt has been announced as the Minister for Health and Sport (PD breaking news yesterday) replacing Sussan Ley who resigned from the portfolio last week over controversies around travel expenses.
THE Pharmacy Guild says it's firmly focused on delivering "compelling value to our members" in 2017, with national president George Tambassis set to embark on a national series of briefings taking place from early next month.
Former Industry, Innovation and Science minister takes role vacated by Ley.
NOTIFICATIONS (complaints or concerns) to the Pharmacy Board of Australia (PBA) increased 19.7% in 2016 to 10,082 nationally, representing 1.5% of the registration base, the Board announced yesterday.
CARDIOLOGIST Dr Ross Walker will present a new tool for pharmacists at the Australian Pharmacy Professional Conference in March, which he says could improve the heart health of the 80% of Australians currently at-risk.
AUSTRALIAN Healthcare Associates has been reappointed as the Administration Agency for the Community Service Obligation (CSO) funding pool under the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement, after an open tender process.
GUILDCARE has announced the 2017 GuildCare Pharmacy of the Year finalists as: Capital Chemist Wanniassa, ACT; Lanyon Pharmacy, ACT and Priceline Pharmacy Woden, ACT.
THE 2017 Priceline Pharmacy Kooyong Classic wrapped up last week, with women competing for the first time in 20 years.
THE colossal Asian market is likely to lift Blackmores into the top five brands selling online in China, according to Credit Suisse financial analyst Ben Levin.
Turnbull announces Ley resignationPrime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced the resignation of Health Minister Sussan Ley, who on Monday stepped aside pending an investigation into her travel expenses claims.At a press conference in Sydney this afternoon, Mr Turnbull said Arthur Sinodinos would stay on as Acting Health Minister until a replacement is announced next week..