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Thu 26 May 16

NZ Guild chief exec appt


Pharmacy Guild of NZ

ANDREW Gaudin has accepted the role of chief executive for the Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand effective 04 July 2016.


Thu 26 May 16

1.8 million UK petition


Pharmacy Daily

MORE than 1.8 million Britons have signed a petition against the proposed pharmacy cuts in the UK, with the massive document handed over to Prime Minister David Cameron earlier this week.


Thu 26 May 16

PSA real-time statement


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THE Pharmaceutical Society of Australia has issued a new formal position statement on the implementation of a national real time medicine monitoring system.


Wed 25 May 16

Sigma kidney support


Sigma Pharmaceuticals logo

AMCAL and Guardian Pharmacies are getting behind Kidney Health Week (22-29 May), with the initiative urging all Australians to check their kidney health because it’s possible to lose 90% of kidney function without symptoms.


Wed 25 May 16

Pharmacist guilty


Pharmacy Daily

SYDNEY pharmacist Anthony Cheung has pleaded guilty to poisoning a co-worker (PD 16 May), admitting to spiking her drink with prescription drugs 23 times.


Wed 25 May 16

SHPA appoints another gm


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THE Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia has appointed Sally Ridgers as its new general manager of Education and Services, as part of a restructure to ensure quality member services.


Tue 24 May 16

UK closures ‘catastrophic’


Pharmacy Daily

THE potential closures of up to one in four community pharmacies in the UK will place an “untenable burden on local GPs,” according to Pharmacy Voice, which is campaigning against proposed massive cuts to pharmacy funding.


Tue 24 May 16

RB – ACCC wants $6m


Reckitt Benckiser

THE Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has confirmed the filing of a Notice of Appeal regarding the $1.7 million fine levied against Reckitt Benckiser for contravening the Australian Consumer Law (PD breaking news yesterday).


Tue 24 May 16

NPS MedicineWise winners


NPS Medicinewise

NPS MedicineWise winners winners of the biennial National MedicineWise Awards have been announced as part of the ninth National Medicines Symposium last week in Canberra.


Mon 23 May 16

Key SPHA appointment


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THE Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia has appointed Andrew Matthews to the newly created position of General Manager of Workforce Transformation.


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