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Wed 16 Aug 17

New CM university Grad Cert


THE University of Sydney's Faculty of Pharmacy has announced it is offering a Graduate Certificate in Evidence-Based Complementary Medicines to commence in the first semester in 2018.


Tue 15 Aug 17

Blackmores online CM courses


BLACKMORES has responded to healthcare and pharmacy professionals' requests for practical, relevant education about complementary medicine (CM) by launching a state-of-the art online learning platform.


Tue 15 Aug 17

Pharmacist-GP rift widens


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THERE has been a further escalation in the war of words between pharmacy and doctor groups, with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners accusing the Pharmacy Guild and the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia of "undermining" collaborative efforts to reduce codeine related deaths.


Mon 14 Aug 17

Sigma dives on profit warning


SHARES in Sigma Healthcare slumped over 8% on Fri after the company warned its full year profit was likely to be $5 million lower than expected (PD breaking news).


Mon 14 Aug 17

Pharmacy eHealth support


PHARMACY integration with the government's My Health Record system will be significantly expanded in the near future, with the Australian Digital Health Agency (ADHA) signing agreements with a number of additional community pharmacy software vendors.


Fri 11 Aug 17

Guild strikes back at AMA


THE Pharmacy Guild has blasted the Australian Medical Association's response to the Guild campaign on codeine rescheduling (PD yesterday) as a "disappointing misrepresentation of the Guild's approach".


Fri 11 Aug 17

Ramsay defends procurement


RAMSAY Health has vigorously defended itself against allegations by the Pharmacy Guild that the company was inappropriately using hospital contracts and trading terms to source medicines for its pharmacies (PD yesterday).


Fri 11 Aug 17

Top End’s Top Pharmacy Assistant


SALLY Edwards from United Chemists in Tennant Creek (pictured) has been chosen to represent the Northern Territory at the National Finals of the 2017 Pharmacy Guild of Australia/ Maxigesic Pharmacy Assistant of the Year Award (PATY).


Thu 10 Aug 17

Ramsay supply questions


THE Pharmacy Guild of Australia has alleged that Ramsay Health may be using hospital medicines purchasing contracts to supply community pharmacies in the Ramsay Pharmacy Group.


Thu 10 Aug 17

Pharmacy codeine fail – AMA


"PHARMACIST control of codeine does not work," according to a formal statement from the Australian Medical Association, which has urged all stakeholders to cooperatively implement the TGA decision to reschedule codeine products to prescription only (S4).




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