Pharmacy Daily headlines (3422 found)

Thu 13 May 10

Flagship programs neglected

PROMINENT pharmacists from universities across Australia have expressed their disappointment at the scrapping of two flagship professional pharmacy programs covering chronic disease from the Fifth Community Pharmacy Agreement.

Wed 12 May 10

Budget ensures certainty

LAST night’s Federal Budget has finally revealed the fine details of funding for the Fifth Community Pharmacy Agreement, with the Pharmacy Guild saying it has “delivered certainty for the pharmaceutical sector and significant savings for taxpayers.

Tue 11 May 10

Award for Qld pharmacist

BRUCE Elliot, consultant pharmacist and managing partner of four Central Qld Chem Coast pharmacies has been named as the 2010 Young Professional of the Year by Professions Australia.

Tue 11 May 10

US pharmacist-doctor fight

PHARMACISTS in the USA have slammed a report by the American Medical Association which aims to significantly limit the scope of practice within pharmacy.

Mon 10 May 10

Qld pharmacy fraud alert

THE Queensland Health Department has warned pharmacists about a possible scam in which pharmacies are being asked to fill a prescription for dexamphetamine.

Mon 10 May 10

Inclusive reference group

THE Pharmacy Guild this morning released more details of the Programs Reference Group (PRG) which will oversee the professional programs under the Fifth Community Pharmacy Agreement (PD Tue).

Fri 07 May 10

Sunscreen guideline move

THE Therapeutic Goods Administration has published new proposed guidelines for the regulation of sunscreens.

Fri 07 May 10

Groups put patients at risk?

MEDICINES Australia has today urged the government to abolish its Therapeutic Groups policy which forces medicines in each group to be priced according to the cheapest drug in the classification.

Thu 06 May 10

HIP scores new investment

THE parent company of the Health Information Pharmacy group, Health Corporation Limited, has announced a heavily discounted capital raising which will see it raise $52,050 in working capital by issuing about 7 million shares at 0.75 cents each.

Thu 06 May 10

AMA slams generics code

THE Australian Medical Association has urged the Generics Medicines Industry Association to include disclosure of spending on educational activities for pharmacists as part of th proposed GMiA Code of Practice which is currently under ACCC consideration.

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