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Tue 07 Nov 17

Guild pushes back on AZ


THE Pharmacy Guild of Australia has added its voice to the chorus of protests against AstraZeneca's (AZ's) direct distribution move (PD 31 Oct), with the Guild confirming that it is "actively lobbying Health Minister Hunt.


Tue 07 Nov 17

Blockchain script solution


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DIGITAL disruption is coming to prescriptions, with the launch of a new Australian start-up company which promises to provide secure and centralised digital prescriptions using so-called 'Blockchain Technology' - the same principle behind internet currency Bitcoin.


Mon 06 Nov 17

Guild-Priceline training link


THE Pharmacy Guild of Australia and Priceline Pharmacy have entered into a partnership arrangement to provide key training and education services to all Priceline Pharmacy team members.


Mon 06 Nov 17

Codeine claims ’emotive’


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THE current debate regarding the proposed rescheduling of over the counter (OTC) codeine-containing products to prescription only has driven some individuals and organisations to make claims "which are emotive and erroneous" according to the president of the NSW Branch of the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) Professor Peter Carroll.


Mon 06 Nov 17

Concern over AZ direct move


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PHARMACIES are being urged to contact their local MP, Health Minister Greg Hunt, the Pharmacy Guild and AstraZeneca (AZ) over the company's move to shift about a quarter of its products to direct distribution (PD 30 Oct).


Fri 03 Nov 17

NZ pharmacists under threat


THE advent of Chemist Warehouse across the Tasman (PD Mon) is one of several significant threats to New Zealand pharmacies sector, according to a new report benchmarking the New Zealand pharmacy sector.


Thu 02 Nov 17

TGA nods FreeStyle for kids


CHILDREN can now be liberated from the pain of routine finger pricks through continuous diabetes sensing technology Abbott's FreeStyle Libre which the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has now approved for children aged 4-17 years.


Thu 02 Nov 17

Bayer urges herbal standards


PHARMACEUTICAL giant Bayer has urged the global industry to "look at creating globally accepted standards governing the development of herbal products," with about 32% of all pharmaceutical drugs currently based on botanicals.


Thu 02 Nov 17

Judy Jacka lifetime legacy


LONG time author and advocate for complementary medicines Judy Jacka (pictured) has been awarded the Lady Cilento Award for her lifetime achievements and contribution of over 60 years in the field of natural therapies and complementary medicine at CMA's 2017 Annual Conference and Industry Awards Dinner held last week in Sydney.


Thu 02 Nov 17

TGA warns of fake drugs


AUSTRALIANS are purchasing counterfeit medications online, with the Therapeutic Goods Administration issuing official warnings about two products found to be under-strength and not related to approved items.




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