Pharmacy Today on Twitter this week 20-24 April

Pharmacy Today on Twitter this week 20-24 April
Friday 24 April 2015, 8:54AM

On Twitter this week: health insurance claims hit $1 billion, health minister tells parents to shop around for free doctors' visits, calling patient 'retard' on Facebook no good

Funding to keep pharmacies afloat tops Budget wish list

Thursday 23 April 2015, 9:13AMFunding to keep pharmacies afloat tops Budget wish list
More funding to ensure community pharmacies remain viable, funding for pharmacists’ education and reduction of the medicines waiting list are top wishes for Budget 2015

Leaders agree lack of funding threatens pharmacy sustainability

Wednesday 22 April 2015, 4:23PMLeaders agree lack of funding threatens pharmacy sustainability
A lack of funding for the Community Pharmacy Services Agreement (CPSA) extension could threaten the sustainability of community pharmacy services, sector leaders say

Pharmacies facing extra work for under-13s scripts, guild warns

Wednesday 22 April 2015, 2:27PMPharmacies facing extra work for under-13s scripts, guild warns
Pharmacies will have to do extra work to check if young people are eligible for free prescriptions as part of the under-13s scheme, the Pharmacy Guild warns

Warfarin monitoring service registrations double, but budget still underspent

Wednesday 22 April 2015, 10:49AMWarfarin monitoring service registrations double, but budget still underspent
The number of patients registered to the pharmacy warfarin monitoring service has more than doubled over the past year
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Media Releases

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Roy Morgan: 2014 winners NZ Customer Satisfaction Awards

Roy Morgan Friday 24 April 2015, 12:20PM

Can we trust the label ‘organic’?

Soil and Health AssociationThursday 23 April 2015, 12:39PM

Returned healthcare worker being tested to rule out Ebola

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman Thursday 23 April 2015, 12:23PM
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Shop Corner

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Albany pharmacy celebrates its new ‘consult zone’ redesign with fanfare opening

Friday 24 April 2015, 12:41PMAlbany pharmacy celebrates its new ‘consult zone’ redesign with fanfare opening
Celebrities and around 100 guests turned out at a ritzy pharmacy opening on the North Shore last night (23 April) to celebrate its new state-of-the-art premises

Fragrances of the World 2015 available now

Thursday 23 April 2015, 3:22PMFragrances of the World 2015 available now
Whether you're helping customers choose a perfume for a gift, or for themselves, look no further than the publication that has come to be known as the universal 'bible' of perfumery, Fragrances of the World

Titirangi Pharmacy gets surprise visit from Sam Smith

Tuesday 21 April 2015, 1:35PMTitirangi Pharmacy gets surprise visit from Sam Smith
It’s not every day a four-time Grammy Award winner walks into the pharmacy you work at
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Growth celebrated with Pharmaco opening

Thursday 23 April 2015, 4:28PMGrowth celebrated with Pharmaco opening
Listening to what people want and responding to their needs is part of the recipe for a successful healthcare business, according to Pharmaco’s chief executive

Health insurance claims hit $1 billion, but number of policy holders declines

Thursday 23 April 2015, 3:52PMHealth insurance claims hit $1 billion, but number of policy holders declines
Health insurance claims paid over the past year have hit the $1 billion mark – a 3.9% increase on the previous year – the Health Funds Association of New Zealand (HFANZ) announced today

Reminder app designed for pharmacy LTC patients

Tuesday 21 April 2015, 10:10AMReminder app designed for pharmacy LTC patients
A medicine reminder app has been designed for New Zealand pharmacists to use with their Long Term Conditions (LTC) service patients
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Blogs

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Naomi Lee

Professional pharmacy seminar – a glimpse of pharmacists in action

By Naomi Lee Thursday 23 April 2015, 1:49PM Comments 0
 
Warren Flaunty

Community pharmacy – a powerful lobby group?

By Warren Flaunty Tuesday 21 April 2015, 12:06PM Comments 0
 
Jodi Yeats

Strong words in contract feedback

By Jodi Yeats Friday 17 April 2015, 3:55PM Comments 1
 

Students walk to honour all those who have battled with cancer

By Naomi Lee Tuesday 31 March 2015, 2:55PM Comments 0
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Featured Video

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Pharmaco celebrated the opening of its refurbished head office in Auckland's Mount Wellington on Thursday.

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Varenicline investigated for Huntington’s disease

Tuesday 31 March 2015, 11:38AMVarenicline investigated for Huntington’s disease
Up to now, it’s been an experiment. But, thanks to two recent grants, the research work on a different indication for varenicline (Champix) will move from pre-clinical to clinical trial

Rutherford Discovery Fellowship a first for pharmacy school

Tuesday 31 March 2015, 11:35AMRutherford Discovery Fellowship a first for pharmacy school
Suresh Muthukumaraswamy scored a first for the University of Auckland School of Pharmacy when he received the Rutherford Discovery Fellowship

Collaboration with Chinese university

Tuesday 31 March 2015, 11:32AMCollaboration with Chinese university
Collaborative research is a win-win situation and Jingyuan Wen’s recent visit to Fudan University, China, will result in further research into novel delivery systems for cancer drugs
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Latest Reports

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Minding the Gaps: Cost barriers to accessing health care for people with mental illness

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists Thursday 26 March 2015, 9:00AM
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Extra Coverage

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News, views and debates on the Community Pharmacy Services Agreement - 2015

Michelle Norton and Denise Piper Monday 23 March 2015, 11:37AM

Pharmacy Today/Guild Awards 2015

Jodi YeatsMonday 23 February 2015, 3:47PM

HINZ 2014

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General election 2014

Denise PiperFriday 13 June 2014, 10:45AM
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