FOLLOWING the success of this year’s PSA Clinical and Practice Expo, the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia has unveiled plans to reprise the event in 2013. Speaking at a lunch to announce CPE 2013, Charlie Benrimoj PSA NSW branch President and Chair of the CPExpo Committee said “the old style trade fair has had its day”. “It’s about information exchange…CPExpo is a major event to extend information and give clinical knowledge,” he added. Pictured here at the launch of the preliminary program is PSA NSW branch members (from left): Lachlan Rose (VP), John Bell (Committee Member), John Bronger (Committee Member), Warwick Plunkett (Committee Member) and Charlie Benrimoj (Branch President).
THE NSW Health Care Complaints Commission (HCCC) has prosecuted a complaint against pharmacist Nicholas Fearon before the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal, which found him guilty of unsatisfactory professional conduct and professional misconduct, and having been convicted of a criminal offence in NSW, was not a suitable person to hold registration as a pharmacist.
SIGMA Healthcare says 2017/18 was a “challenging year” during which it continued to execute its long term strategy despite declining sales due to softening consumer sentiment and reduced demand for low-margin Hepatitis C drugs.