Pharmacy Daily headlines (3509 found)

Mon 02 Aug 10

New US Sigma suitor?

SIGMA could be looking at the piecemeal sale of its holdings, after courting interest in its generics business from US-based Watson Pharmaceuticals.

Fri 30 Jul 10

ASMIs new director steps up

DR Deon Schoombie has today officially taken the reins as Executive Director at the Australian Self Medication Industry.

Fri 30 Jul 10

Nurse prescribing limited

NURSE practitioners will only be able to prescribe PBS medications with the formal consent of patients’ general practitioners, under new “collaborative care arrangements” confirmed by the govt this week.

Thu 29 Jul 10

Willach looking to hospitals

THE collapse of the Australian operations of pharmacy robotics supplier Gollmann Bouw (PD 21 Jul) hasn’t dampened the enthusiasm for the local market of the other major player in the market, Willach + Heise.

Wed 28 Jul 10

NZ pharmacy warfarin trial

THE Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand has welcomed the decision to fund a pilot warfarin scheme within community pharmacies.

Tue 27 Jul 10

Sanofi-aventis promotion

JEZ Moulding, currently general manager of Sanofi-aventis in Australia and New Zealand, has been promoted to a new role as Vice President, Pacific for the company.

Tue 27 Jul 10

$277m for mental health

HEALTH minister Nicola Roxon says that mental health in Australia will be enhanced by the govt’s plans for primary health reform.

Mon 26 Jul 10

UK pharmacist consultation

PHARMACISTS in the United Kingdom are being asked to “shape their own future” in a consultation by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain on ‘supervision’ regulations.

Mon 26 Jul 10

NZ cough reclassification

NEW Zealand’s Medsafe medicines regulator has reclassified cough and cold medicines containing dextromethorphan and phenylephrine as pharmacy-only as pharmacy-only for children under 12 years of age.

Fri 23 Jul 10

APLF issues CPD clarification

PEAK pharmacy group, The Australian Pharmacy Liaison Forum, has issued a statement which aims to address concerns being raised by pharmacists across the country in the light of the Pharmacy Board of Australia’s new compulsory CPD registration requirements.

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