Community pharmacy services survey reminder

Community pharmacy services survey reminder
Thursday 23 October 2014, 2:59PM

Researchers from the University of Otago, University of Auckland and Massey University, have a nationwide Pharmacy survey underway

ED drug boosts heart performance - study

Thursday 23 October 2014, 12:12PMED drug boosts heart performance - study
Erectile dysfunction drugs have been found to give a boost all round, by also improving heart performance

More nurses push for prescribing rights

Wednesday 22 October 2014, 3:58PMMore nurses push for prescribing rights
The Nursing Council is pushing for more registered nurses to be able to prescribe

Maori pharmacists upskilled in clinical symposium

Wednesday 22 October 2014, 3:36PMMaori pharmacists upskilled in clinical symposium
The first clinical symposium held by Ngā Kaitiaki o Te Puna Rongoā o Aotearoa, the Maori Pharmacists’ Association, has been deemed a success

Patient resource helps to boost health literacy

Tuesday 21 October 2014, 5:11PMPatient resource helps to boost health literacy
Pharmacists will be among those distributing a new health literacy resource for a Health Quality and Safety Commission initiative

Media Releases

Unedited statements from the health sector and beyond

No increase for routine consultations

West Coast District Health Board Thursday 23 October 2014, 3:17PM

Fats in margarine good for your heart

Network Communication Thursday 23 October 2014, 3:06PM

Better emergency care at Wellington Hospital

Minister of Health Jonathan ColemanThursday 23 October 2014, 2:44PM

Students over-estimate fertility

University of Auckland Thursday 23 October 2014, 12:14PM

Health sector passes annual check-up

Minister of Health Tony RyallThursday 23 October 2014, 9:58AM

Shop Corner

The latest news for retail staff & technicians

New app finds cruelty-free cosmetics

Thursday 23 October 2014, 3:46PMNew app finds cruelty-free cosmetics
Avoiding animal-tested cosmetics is now even easier, with a new mobile phone app launched by an animal rights group

Brow bar service part of Life

Monday 20 October 2014, 11:52AMBrow bar service part of Life
Life Pharmacies are set to offer eyebrow and beauty services for both men and women

Boutique pharmacy wins retail’s top award

Wednesday 15 October 2014, 4:47PMBoutique pharmacy wins retail’s top award
Herne Bay Pharmacy was named Vantage Pharmacy of the Year 2014 at the recent Vantage conference in Sydney, Australia

Bayer completes Merck takeover

Monday 13 October 2014, 10:53AMBayer completes Merck takeover
Bayer has completed its US$14.2 billion (NZD$18.15 billion) takeover of US pharmaceuticals group Merck & Co, making it the world’s largest OTC company

Green Cross Health expands medical centres - updated

Friday 10 October 2014, 11:57AMGreen Cross Health expands medical centres - updated
Green Cross Health is expanding its general practice ownership, by buying Peak Primary’s 11 medical centres

Sigma purchases Australian discount chain

Friday 10 October 2014, 11:31AMSigma purchases Australian discount chain
Aussie wholesaler and pharmacy owner Sigma has purchased discount pharmacy group - Discount Drug Store

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Invited bloggers dispense wisdom, stir up controversy or chat about life in pharmacy

Nicolette McDonald

Sildenafil reclassification, plus marketing – a winning combination

By Nicolette McDonald Friday 17 October 2014, 10:28AM Comments 0
Manjli Sharma and Giselle Dousti - Matagouri Club

Rural placement a positive experience

By Manjli Sharma and Giselle Dousti - Matagouri Club Thursday 09 October 2014, 3:16PM Comments 0
Ian McMichael

The bottom lines for pharmacy

By Ian McMichael Wednesday 08 October 2014, 1:34PM Comments 0
Warren Flaunty

Douglas set to expand market share with sildenafil reclassification

By Warren Flaunty Monday 06 October 2014, 9:09AM Comments 0

Island life on Great Barrier

By Denise Piper Tuesday 14 October 2014, 1:47PM Comments 0

That's Interesting

Newsworthy, amusing & intriguing - links to other websites


Schools' News

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News from the pharmacy schools, sponsored by the BNZ

Best of both worlds for new lecturer

Wednesday 01 October 2014, 12:26PMBest of both worlds for new lecturer
New staff member Alesha Smith considers she has the best of both worlds, juggling part-time roles at both the Otago School of Pharmacy and Best Practice Advocacy Centre (BPAC)

Social pharmacy conference – ‘conversations and collaborations’

Wednesday 01 October 2014, 12:22PMSocial pharmacy conference – ‘conversations and collaborations’
A strong contingent of staff and PhD students attended the recent 18th International Social Pharmacy Workshop in Boston, Massachusetts, where “The Changing Face of Pharmacy” was the theme

Congress changes world view

Wednesday 01 October 2014, 12:10PMCongress changes world view
Fourteen students recently attended the 60th International Pharmaceutical Students’ Federation (IPSF) World Congress in Porto, Portugal and the 13th IPSF Asia Pacific Pharmaceutical Symposium in Kuala Lumpur

Latest Reports

Reports making pharmacy news

FDA warning letter 7 May

Jodi YeatsThursday 18 September 2014, 12:33PM

NZHPA Annual Report 2013/14

NZHPA Annual ReportTuesday 09 September 2014, 3:38PM

Coroner's Douglas findings

Coroner Christopher DevonportWednesday 03 September 2014, 2:07PM

Extra Coverage

A little extra on hot topics

Election results 2014

Alison GrantMonday 22 September 2014, 4:16PM

General election 2014

Denise PiperFriday 13 June 2014, 10:45AM

Budget 2014 - Pharmacy Today crunches the numbers

Denise PiperThursday 01 May 2014, 2:01PM

Pharmacy Services Agreement - 2014

Michelle Norton and Denise Piper Friday 31 January 2014, 12:21PM

Budget 2013

Jodi YeatsMonday 06 May 2013, 1:55PM

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