Pharmacy Daily headlines (3667 found)

Mon 11 Dec 17

Red tape eased for SA vax

NEW regulatory reforms introduced by the South Australian Government for pharmacist-delivered vaccinations have been welcomed by the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA).

Fri 08 Dec 17

Pharmacist pay below par

WHILE some specialist medical practitioners such as psychiatrists and anaesthetists are earning $180k to $190k per annum, community pharmacists are on average reimbursed only $66,955 pa for their services, behind nurses ($71,900), dentists ($84,411) and GPs ($156,431) according to the latest ABS data quoted by Professional Pharmacists Australia in its latest industry remuneration report.

Fri 08 Dec 17

WattleHealth inks API deal

AUSTRALIAN-LISTED consumer food products company WattleHealth Australia (WHA) has secured a distribution agreement with Australian Pharmaceutical Industries (API) to deliver the manufacturer's infant formula throughout the country.

Thu 07 Dec 17

GSK Voltaren disappointment

GLAXOSMITHKLINE says it is disappointed that the ACCC has launched Federal Court proceedings against it around the marketing of Voltaren Osteo Gel and Voltaren Emulgel pain relief products (PD yesterday).

Thu 07 Dec 17

WardMM cannabis trial

WARD Medication Management (WardMM) has signed a clinical trial agreement with LeafCann Research & Advisory, which will see the cannabis group sponsor research and provide medicinal marijuana extracts for a WardMM project looking at a potential new option for the treatment of dementia.

Wed 06 Dec 17

Virtual pharmacy school

THE School of Pharmacy at Griffith University has announced the adoption of "dramatic new virtual reality and augmented reality technology" to provide a new immersive learning environment for students.

Wed 06 Dec 17

ACCC targets GSK, Novartis

THE Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has launched Federal Court proceedings against GSK Australia and Novartis Consumer Health Australasia, alleging they made "false or misleading representations in the marketing of Voltaren Osteo Gel and Voltaren Emulget pain relief products".

Tue 05 Dec 17

MHRA targets online diet pills

BRITAIN'S Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is urging people wanting to lose weight to turn to "safe, legitimate and appropriate routes," as part of a campaign against illicit diet tablets.

Tue 05 Dec 17

NSW discharge summaries in MHR

NSW Health has integrated its HealtheNet Clinical Portal with the Federal Government's My Health Record (MHR) system, meaning clinicians are able to view MHR data via the in-house portal.

Tue 05 Dec 17

Statins still most prescribed

Pharmacy Daily

THE top 10 drugs dispensed in Australia during the year Jul 2016 to Jun 2017 were dominated by blood pressure and cholesterol lowering drugs, with atorvastatin and rosuvastatin in positions one and two respectively for both pills popped per-day and prescription numbers dispensed.

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