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Tue 12 Dec 17

CPAP pharmacist training


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PHARMACISTS are being empowered to consider offering professional services around sleep apnoea, with the release of a new training program focusing on continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) delivery.


Tue 12 Dec 17

Amgen amends direct deal


AMGEN has announced changes to its controversial direct-to-pharmacy distribution model for Prolia, as part of its "ongoing commitment to work closely with community pharmacy to provide support through the transition".


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.




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