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Mon 05 Dec 16

CW raises $1.2m for Liptember


PHARMACY mega-chain Chemist Warehouse (CW) has announced that it has raised an impressive $1.2 million for the Liptember Foundation throughout its 2016 campaign bringing the tally to more than $3.3 million since it formed a partnership with the charity three years ago.


Mon 05 Dec 16

Review financial survey


Pharmacy Daily

PHARMACIES across Australia are being invited to express their interest in taking part in a targeted survey with the aim of directly obtaining "relevant financial data from a broad cross section of Australian community pharmacies".


Fri 02 Dec 16

PBS website update


Pharmacy Daily

THE Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits was updated yesterday and the Summary of Changes can be found online.


Fri 02 Dec 16

CW “partners” with FWO


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CHEMIST Warehouse has entered into a compliance partnership with the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) in relation to the reimbursement of almost 6,000 workers for compulsory online training undertaken by staff outside of normal working hours (PD 09 Nov).


Thu 01 Dec 16

Guild PotY finalists named


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SIX finalist pharmacies from across Australia have been announced in the Pharmacy Guild of Australia Pharmacy of the Year (PotY) Awards.


Thu 01 Dec 16

Guild seeks $82m risk share


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THE Pharmacy Guild has quantified the amount it is seeking from the government under the 'risk share' provisions of the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement, with the 2.14% shortfall in prescription volumes in 2015/16 equating to a total $82 million reimbursement for pharmacies.


Wed 30 Nov 16

Health Care Homes trial announced


Pharmacy Daily

FEDERAL health minister Sussan Ley yesterday unveiled plans for a voluntary trial of its Health Care Homes initiative to take place from Jul 2017.


Wed 30 Nov 16

MedAdvisor asthma link


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LISTED medication adherence specialist MedAdvisor yesterday announced a new 12 month pact with Asthma Australia, with the aim of improving health outcomes for the estimated 2.4 million Australians living with asthma.


Tue 29 Nov 16

Harvey slams ‘light touch’


Pharmacy Daily

HEALTH activist Ken Harvey has once again highlighted the "craziness and consequences of the current 'light touch' regulation of complementary medicines in Australia".


Tue 29 Nov 16

Meds name change kits


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WITH changes of medicine names to align with international spellings now impacting on a number of locally dispensed products, the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has released educational posters and leaflets to help healthcare professionals communicate with their patients.


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