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Tue 05 Dec 17

NSW discharge summaries in MHR


NSW Health has integrated its HealtheNet Clinical Portal with the Federal Government's My Health Record (MHR) system, meaning clinicians are able to view MHR data via the in-house portal.


Tue 05 Dec 17

Statins still most prescribed


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THE top 10 drugs dispensed in Australia during the year Jul 2016 to Jun 2017 were dominated by blood pressure and cholesterol lowering drugs, with atorvastatin and rosuvastatin in positions one and two respectively for both pills popped per-day and prescription numbers dispensed.


Mon 04 Dec 17

Amazon for generic entry?


MEGAGIANT online retailer Amazon is said to be in discussions with generic pharmaceutical manufacturing companies around its potential entry into the pharmacy sector, according to a report from CNBC.


Mon 04 Dec 17

One PBS addition for Dec


Pharmacy Daily

JUST one medicine has been added to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme this month, with funding approved for eribulin (Halaven) for the treatment of soft tissue sarcoma.


Mon 04 Dec 17

Pharmacy of the future


THE Pharmacy Guild of Australia has revealed further details of its "Community Pharmacy in 2025" research project (PD 14 Sep), with the appointment of consultant group Pottinger as strategic adviser.


Fri 01 Dec 17

Don’t sneeze at OTC relief


FOLLOWING mainstream media reports suggesting there is no role for oral antihistamines in the management of seasonal hayfever, the Australian Self Medication Industry (ASMI) has urged consumers who suffer from hayfever to discuss their symptoms with their doctor or pharmacist to ensure they receive the most appropriate treatment.


Fri 01 Dec 17

Symbion cuts trading terms


EBOS offshoot Symbion Health has reacted swiftly to the impact of AstraZeneca's decision to commence direct distribution, advising pharmacists of a reduction in trading terms effective today.


Thu 30 Nov 17

Codeine impact research


Pharmacy Daily

THE Australian Self-Medication Industry has highlighted a new study which is seeking participants to investigate the impact of the removal of over-the-counter codeine on 01 Feb 2018.


Thu 30 Nov 17

Codeine switch ups Maxigesic


AFT Pharmaceuticals says it is expecting significant sales growth of its flagship product Maxigesic in Australia as a result of the Feb 2018 rescheduling of products containing codeine to prescription only.


Wed 29 Nov 17

Pharmacies to get digital


IN THE wake of reports that only one fifth of Australian pharmacies have registered with the My Health Record system (PD yesterday), community, hospital and academic pharmacists have announced the formation of a Pharmacists Digital Health Leaders Network to encourage meaningful and clinical use of My Health Record by pharmacists and pharmacies.




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