Pharmacy Daily headlines (3572 found)

Wed 29 Nov 17

Sansom steps down at APC

THE pharmacy profession needs to shift from its current 'dispensing' mentality to one of community care, according to Professor Lloyd Sansom, who is retiring from the Australian Pharmacy Council after more than 35 years.

Tue 28 Nov 17

Greg Hunts for votes

NSW Pharmacy Guild branch immediate past president Rick Samimi was paid a visit yesterday by campaigning Bennelong Liberal candidate John Alexander, along with Health Minister Greg Hunt.

Tue 28 Nov 17

PDL warns of fake scripts

PHARMACEUTICAL Defence Limited (PDL) has raised awareness of reports regarding consumers who are posing as prescribers and using faxed, email or mobile phone images to fraudulently obtain prescription medications.

Mon 27 Nov 17

Fred IT SafeScript deal

PHARMACY Guild offshoot Fred IT has been appointed to build the new SafeScript real-time prescription monitoring system for the Victorian Government.

Fri 24 Nov 17

Cannabis medicines in SAS

Australian medicinal cannabis companies have been given notification from the Therapeutic Goods Administration that approved cannabis products will become available for doctors to prescribe on the Special Access Scheme (SAS) from late Feb 2018.

Fri 24 Nov 17

Amgen details direct move

AMGEN says changes to the distribution model for its osteoporosis medication Prolia (PD yesterday) will include a range of commercial deals for all community pharmacies.

Thu 23 Nov 17

Supply chain ‘stress & strain’

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AUSTRALIA'S medicines supply chain is showing signs of "stress and strain", says Pharmacy Guild executive director David Quilty, who has confirmed that Health Minister Greg Hunt has tasked his departmental officials to come up with a Medicines Shortage Strategy.

Thu 23 Nov 17

Banana Boat sure of SPF

EDGEWELL Personal Care, the manufactures of Banana Boat aerosol sunscreens, has strongly refuted claims by Bannister Law that the products do not meet SPF50+ claims (PD yesterday).

Wed 22 Nov 17

SHPA ‘landmark year’

ACCOLADES and accomplishment denoted last weekend's Society of Hospital Pharmacists (SHPA) annual conference, Medicines Management 2017, described by the organisation as celebrating a 'landmark year'.

Wed 22 Nov 17

Banana Boat class action

LEGAL firm Bannister Law has confirmed it is investigating a potential class action against Edgewell Personal Care Australia Pty Ltd, the makers of Banana Boat Aerosol sunscreens.

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