Paper calls for pharmacies to be first port of call for most conditions

Paper calls for pharmacies to be first port of call for most conditions
Tuesday 29 July 2014, 10:12AM

A new report in the UK, supported by experts from across primary care, calls for pharmacies to be the first port of call for the majority of patients with minor conditions

SMI marketing award entries now open

Tuesday 29 July 2014, 12:24PMSMI marketing award entries now open
The New Zealand Self Medication Industry is now taking entries for its annual sales and marketing awards

CPSA meeting dates, venues finalised

Tuesday 29 July 2014, 8:58AMCPSA meeting dates, venues finalised
District Health Board Shared Services has confirmed dates and venues for the next round of pharmacy contract information evenings

Sting in recommendation on auto-injectors

Monday 28 July 2014, 4:26PMSting in recommendation on auto-injectors
Allergy New Zealand is hopeful funding for adrenaline auto-injectors is a step closer, after heartening comments from Pharmac’s specialist advisory committee

Conference delves into LTC service

Monday 28 July 2014, 12:25PMConference delves into LTC service
Preventing and reducing the impact of long-term conditions is the aim of an Australasian conference in Auckland this week
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Erin Simpson tackles new role as ambassador

Asthma Foundation Tuesday 29 July 2014, 11:44AM

Nurses to play bigger role in bowel cancer care

Health Minister Tony Ryall Tuesday 29 July 2014, 11:36AM

Growth in health claims, premiums

Health Funds Association of New Zealand Tuesday 29 July 2014, 10:43AM

New oral drug regimens for hardest-to-treat hep C patients

The LancetTuesday 29 July 2014, 10:40AM
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Kiwi company launches probiotic powder for babies

Friday 25 July 2014, 11:05AMKiwi company launches probiotic powder for babies
Dunedin probiotics company BLIS Technologies has launched a probiotic powder, which aims to prevent painful ear infections in babies

Panadol, Dettol top trusted brands list

Thursday 24 July 2014, 11:14AMPanadol, Dettol top trusted brands list
Two brands sold in pharmacies are among New Zealand’s most trusted, according to just-released survey results

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
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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

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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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We Are Primary Care (UK July 2014)

PharmacyVoice, NHS Alliance, Optical Confederation, National Community Hearing AssociationTuesday 29 July 2014, 9:39AM

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
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General election 2014

Denise PiperFriday 13 June 2014, 10:45AM

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Pharmacy Services Agreement - 2014

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Budget 2013

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Pharmacy Services Agreement 2013

Michelle Norton Friday 08 March 2013, 2:15PM
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