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Fri 29 Jul 16

PD breaking news – Health minister: consumer survey key factor in pharmacy review


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Sussan Ley hoping for feedback on pharmacy in Australia from 40,000 consumers.Health minister Sussan Ley says the consumer survey to be conducted by the Consumer Health Forum as part of the Review of Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation (PD yesterday) will be a key part of the process.Speaking after her keynote address to the PSA 2016 conference in Sydney this morning, Ley said "it's the consumer who must be at the centre - that's why the survey that's part of this discussion paper process is going to be so important to me".She said the review is not about "change for changes' sake.


Thu 28 Jul 16

Pharmacy rents outstrip CPI


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PHARMACY rents have increased significantly more than the consumer price index over the last ten years, according to the Guild’s latest Pharmacy Rental Report.


Thu 28 Jul 16

Hep C gone in 10 years


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WITH the broad availability of hepatitis C treatments subsequent to their listing on the PBS, Australia now has the enviable worldwide status of leading the way in the treatment of the disease with the potential to eliminate it within 10 years, according to data from the Kirby Institute.


Thu 28 Jul 16

Review opens discussion


Pharmacy Daily

HEALTH minister Sussan Ley has urged the “entire pharmaceutical supply chain - including consumers” to provide input to the Review of Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation, which has now released its highly anticipated discussion paper (PD breaking news).


Wed 27 Jul 16

SHPA summit wraps up


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THE two-day Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia Future Summit finished yesterday, with delegates formulating several “robust recommendations to support the ongoing development of the profession”.


Wed 27 Jul 16

PATY finalists named


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THE top 20 pharmacy assistants in each state and territory of Australia have been named, as part of the 2016 Pharmacy Guild of Australia / GuildSuper Pharmacy Assistant of the Year Award (PATY).


Wed 27 Jul 16

Review report out today


Pharmacy Daily

THE long-awaited discussion paper from the Review of Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation is expected to be released today, with the review panel also confirming details of a national round of consultation sessions.


Wed 27 Jul 16

PD breaking news – Pharmacy review discussion paper released


Pharmacy Daily

Report poses 140 questions, seeks public feedback on future of pharmacy.


Tue 26 Jul 16

New home diabetes test


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PHARMACIES in the ACT and NSW are now rolling out a new home testing service for diabetes, aiming to make it easier for people who are isolated, time poor or “just can’t make it to the doctor today” to investigate their risk of the condition.


Tue 26 Jul 16

SHPA Summit goes tech


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THE increasingly digitised healthcare system is the focus of the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) two day Future Summit, being held in Melbourne this week.


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