Amarsee professional misconduct case is summed up

Amarsee professional misconduct case is summed up
Friday 06 March 2015, 4:52PM

Dhanshuk Amarsee committed acts of professional misconduct due to a lack of time and lack of money, according to the Pharmacy Council’s Professional Conduct Committee

Amarsee admits selling Viagra to undercover agent

Friday 06 March 2015, 10:37AMAmarsee admits selling Viagra to undercover agent
A locum pharmacist was so alarmed by practices at Amarsee Pharmacy Otara he walked out on his shift, knowing the pharmacy would have to close

Pharmacy Today on Twitter this week

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Pharmacy Today rounds up some of the top tweets from the week

Pharmacists concerned about abuse of codeine-based painkillers

Thursday 05 March 2015, 3:51PMPharmacists concerned about abuse of codeine-based painkillers
Most New Zealand pharmacists fear patients are abusing, or will abuse, codeine-based, over-the counter (OTC) painkillers, a new survey reveals

Cochrane review finds evidence for chondroitin for short-term pain relief

Thursday 05 March 2015, 2:09PMCochrane review finds evidence for chondroitin for short-term pain relief
Chondroitin sulphate is safe and effective for treating osteoarthritis-related pain, according to a recent Cochrane review, although researchers say the evidence is only clear for short-term use
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20 years of innovation in mental health nursing recognised

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Auckland researchers join focus on healthy ageing

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New immunisation videos for older children

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Pharmacy embraces drama for niche sales

Monday 02 March 2015, 11:50AMPharmacy embraces drama for niche sales
Skeletons, vampires, frenzied fans and crazed actors are embraced at Life Pharmacy James Smiths in central Wellington

Communication key to safe home deliveries

Friday 27 February 2015, 12:00PMCommunication key to safe home deliveries
Home deliveries are part and parcel of the pharmacy service, but, as a large majority of pharmacy staff are female, it’s important to think more carefully about safety while out in the community

Take a look at…top tips for applying self-tan

Friday 27 February 2015, 9:47AMTake a look at…top tips for applying self-tan
Pharmacy Today’s latest how-to video gives all the guff on self-tanning
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Electronic charts being developed by Toniq

Friday 27 February 2015, 11:52AMElectronic charts being developed by Toniq
Popular dispensary software company Toniq has developed an online medication chart system and is set to roll it out after final testing at the end of March

Ebos records $54 million profit in half-year results

Thursday 26 February 2015, 9:43AMEbos records $54 million profit in half-year results
Profit is up more than 9% for New Zealand's largest health-related listed company, Ebos Group

Natural products industry adds $1.4 billion to economy

Friday 20 February 2015, 11:35AMNatural products industry adds $1.4 billion to economy
The natural products industry contributes an estimated $1.4 billion per year to New Zealand’s economy – 40% more than five years ago – according to a just-released report
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Patient stories continue to demonstrate the value of community pharmacy

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Disciplinary cases highlight importance of paperwork

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Hospital pharmacy offers a welcome holiday experience

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One door closes, another opens for former dean

Friday 27 February 2015, 11:43AMOne door closes, another opens for former dean
Professor of pharmaceutical sciences and former Otago School of Pharmacy dean Ian Tucker is transitioning to a new phase of life

Research identifies potential of puha leaf extracts

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When Zong-Quan (Ellen) Ou graduated with a Bachelor of Agriculture from a Chinese university in 2008, neither New Zealand nor pharmacy was top of her mind

New communications role for associate professor

Friday 27 February 2015, 11:37AMNew communications role for associate professor
The changing world of communication has resulted in associate professor Joel Tyndall accepting a new role alongside his academic one, that of associate dean of marketing, communication and engagement
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UK GPC report on Public Perceptions of Pharmacies - 14 Jan 2015

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