THE Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand (PSNZ) has awarded three new Fellowships to "outstanding candidates who have made and continue to make an exceptional contribution to the profession".
ALMOST all Australians (93%)have identified pharmacy as the place to receive their influenza vaccine this season, citing access, cost and convenience as the biggest motivators, the Pharmacy Guild of Australia reports.
AFT Pharmaceuticals yesterday confirmed a new licensing agreement with German specialty pharmaceutical company to distribute NovaTears in Australia and New Zealand.
THE Pharmaceutical Society of Australia is seeking submissions on its revised Compounding Standard, yesterday releasing a consultation paper which is open to feedback until 18 Apr 2017.
JUST 18% of Australians are aware of the National Return and Disposal of Unwanted Medicines (NatRUM) scheme, with most people simply putting unused drugs into their household rubbish.
ALPHAPHARM, in consultation with the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), has announced it is recalling four batches of EpiPen 300 microgram adrenaline injection syringe auto-injectors, due to the potential failure to activate or the need to apply increased force to activate the device.
THE Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) has supported the concept of full and open transparency on the part of the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) in its submission to the TGA relating to 'Expedited pathways for prescription medicines'.
BAYER will receive more than $30 million in damages and interest after receiving a favourable judgement in its long-running case with Generic Health over patent infringement for its Yasmin and YAZ oral contraceptives.
PHARMACY Daily readers continue to react to comments by Professor Robert Booy of the Influenza Specialists Group (PD Tue), who earlier this week claimed pharmacist flu vaccinations were using old stock not formulated for 2017 strains.
PHARMACY Guild executive director David Quilty has asked federal health minister Greg Hunt to follow up his positive speech at APP last week (PD 10 Mar) with urgent action.