Entering Pharmacy Awards is a winning opportunity

Entering Pharmacy Awards is a winning opportunity
Wednesday 23 July 2014, 10:14AM

Winning at the Pharmacy Awards is good for business, especially if you win more than once, past winners say

Online file-sharing solution invented by pharmacist

Tuesday 22 July 2014, 10:35AMOnline file-sharing solution invented by pharmacist
Problems with emailing large files and not having up-to-date information are set to become a thing of the past thanks to an IT solution invented by a pharmacist

DHBs to run stage four info sessions

Tuesday 22 July 2014, 10:34AMDHBs to run stage four info sessions
DHBs are gearing up to run nationwide information sessions on the next stage of the pharmacy contract

Changes in healthcare needed to make it affordable

Monday 21 July 2014, 2:17PMChanges in healthcare needed to make it affordable
New Zealand's healthcare could be more affordable if the country adopted different funding methods and a more patient-centred approach, according to consultants Deloitte

Stage four to penalise lower socioeconomic pharmacies

Monday 21 July 2014, 12:32PMStage four to penalise lower socioeconomic pharmacies
While many pharmacists say the stage four funding model is more straightforward than other stages, a feedback report reveals concern the model will penalise pharmacists in poorer suburbs
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Winter chill stretches hospital capacity

Waitemata DHB Wednesday 23 July 2014, 8:32AM

Using synthetic biology to make new antibiotics

University of VictoriaTuesday 22 July 2014, 10:42AM

Massey research on effect of near-death experiences

Massey University Tuesday 22 July 2014, 10:04AM

Measles case confirmed in Tairawhiti

Tairawhiti District Health Board Monday 21 July 2014, 9:49AM

Improving prepayment electricity schemes could benefit households

University of Otago Monday 21 July 2014, 9:30AM
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New course targets sales skills

Friday 18 July 2014, 12:50PMNew course targets sales skills
RPM Retail is launching a new training module aimed at improving interaction between pharmacy staff and customers

Fear better than facts for urging sunscreen use

Friday 11 July 2014, 9:47AMFear better than facts for urging sunscreen use
New research from the University at Buffalo in New York shows that fear, rather than facts, is the best way to encourage people to use sunscreen

New Zealand firm launches ­pharmacy-only acne cream

Tuesday 01 July 2014, 12:01PMNew Zealand firm launches ­pharmacy-only acne cream
A Hamilton-based biotechnology firm has launched a new acne skincare range for sensitive skin exclusively in pharmacies

Sleep has important role in immunity

Tuesday 01 July 2014, 11:58AMSleep has important role in immunity
According to an old wives’ tale, not getting enough sleep can lead to more colds and flu because the immunity is lowered

Mild winter puts chill on cough and cold sales

Tuesday 01 July 2014, 11:44AMMild winter puts chill on cough and cold sales
With another mild winter on the cards, pharmacists could be in for a repeat of last year’s slow cough and cold season
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Kevin Taylor from Canterbury Health Laboratories talks about the advantages of a Community pharmacy anti-coagulation monitoring service in Canterbury

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Warren Flaunty

‘Pharmacist Only’ medications in the US show what could happen here

By Warren Flaunty Wednesday 23 July 2014, 10:05AM Comments 0
 
Lee Hohaia

Pharmacist vaccinators ready to step up

By Lee Hohaia Monday 14 July 2014, 10:36AM Comments 0
 
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Affordable Care Act, will it work for in New Zealand?

By Giselle Dousti and Manjli Sharma - Matagouri Club Thursday 10 July 2014, 11:20AM Comments 0
 
Hee Seung Lee

Long Term Conditions service – Considerations for the dispensary manager

By Hee Seung Lee Thursday 03 July 2014, 4:37PM Comments 1
 

Warren Flaunty's tornado chase 2014

By Warren Flaunty Friday 30 May 2014, 9:03AM Comments 0
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Waste not, want not: bioactive dressing from wine waste

Tuesday 03 June 2014, 3:15PMWaste not, want not: bioactive dressing from wine waste
Lecturer Greg Walker and final-year student Avis Kao are investigating development of a textile dressing that releases wine-waste bioactives to prevent bacterial growth

Honours: a chance to ‘shine and extend’

Tuesday 03 June 2014, 2:22PMHonours: a chance to ‘shine and extend’
The Honours programme is being reintroduced at the University of Otago’s School of Pharmacy with current third-year students able to apply for entry to the programme beginning next year

School gives back to the community

Tuesday 03 June 2014, 11:48AMSchool gives back to the community
Plans are underway for students and staff to begin running a health literacy clinic in various Dunedin communities later this year
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Latest Reports

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Community Pharmacy Services Agreement 2012 Stage 4 Feedback

District Health Board Shared Services Monday 21 July 2014, 12:45PM

Tackling Obesity: NZMA policy briefing

New Zealand Medical AssociationMonday 09 June 2014, 10:57AM

Community Pharmacy Services Agreement stage four proposal

District Health Board Shared Services Wednesday 28 May 2014, 10:23AM

CTU Working Paper on Health

New Zealand Council of Trade Unions (CTU)Wednesday 14 May 2014, 11:54AM

The Future of Community Pharmacy in England

Wednesday 16 April 2014, 12:10PM
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General election 2014

Denise PiperFriday 13 June 2014, 10:45AM

Budget 2014 - Pharmacy Today crunches the numbers

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Pharmacy Services Agreement - 2014

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Budget 2013

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Pharmacy Services Agreement 2013

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