Pharmacy Daily headlines (3509 found)

Fri 13 Oct 17

Pharmacist opioid expertise

PHARMACISTS in the USA are pushing for the right to prescribe naloxone, as a key part of the community's response to the opioid crisis.

Fri 13 Oct 17

AMA continues codeine push

THE Australian Medical Association has released a special codeine-focused edition of its Australian Medicine publication, strongly endorsing the TGA's decision to make the drug prescription-only from 01 Feb.

Thu 12 Oct 17

MAESTrO pharmacy success

A database of drug assessment decisions created by a Sydney pharmacist is attracting a global audience, with the Russian government the latest subscriber to the MAESTrO data resource.

Thu 12 Oct 17

Guild urges NIP extension

THE Pharmacy Guild of Australia says extending the National Immunisation Program (NIP) to cover influenza vaccination services delivered by pharmacists would ensure more vulnerable people are protected against the disease.

Wed 11 Oct 17

Push to slash med errors

AUSTRALIA has joined the global push to halve medication errors within five years, aligning with the World Health Organization's drive to save lives and reduce the harm caused by medication mix-ups, says the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care.

Wed 11 Oct 17

Sigma wins $40m tenders

SIGMA Healthcare offshoot Sigma Hospital Services has won another tender to provide pharmaceutical products, this time to Northern Health, a key provider of public healthcare in Melbourne's north.

Tue 10 Oct 17

Dispensing fail suspension

A NORTHERN Irish pharmacist convicted for a dispensing error which led to the death of a patient has had his registration suspended for seven months.

Tue 10 Oct 17

Amazon pharmacy imminent

AMERICAN retail giant Amazon is reportedly finalising its strategy in relation to the sale of prescription drugs online, with a final decision to be made in the next few weeks according to CNBC.

Mon 09 Oct 17

States urge Hunt on codeine

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A joint letter from most of Australia's state and territory health ministers to Federal counterpart Greg Hunt has urged him to "manage the concerns" of stakeholders affected by the upcoming rescheduling of codeine to prescription-only.

Fri 06 Oct 17

Mandatory reporting input

ALL health professionals including pharmacists should be exempted from mandatory reporting requirements, according to the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia.

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