Pharmac waiting for competition in auto-injector market

Pharmac waiting for competition in auto-injector market
Monday 02 March 2015, 1:45PM

Pharmac wants to wait for alternative adrenaline auto-injectors to be introduced to New Zealand before it goes any further with funding

West City fire evacuation just like a drill (updated)

Friday 27 February 2015, 4:39PMWest City fire evacuation just like a drill (updated)
Life Pharmacy Henderson, and the rest of West City Mall, had to be evacuated today (27 February) due to a fire in a van inside the mall’s car park

Meds for rare disorders within reach - but only for some patients

Friday 27 February 2015, 12:31PMMeds for rare disorders within reach - but only for some patients
Pharmac is pleased with suppliers’ response to its rare disorders fund; however, an advocacy group says the funding is a fraction of what is needed

Pharmacy Today on Twitter this week

Friday 27 February 2015, 11:59AMPharmacy Today on Twitter this week
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Pharmacists key in promoting flu vaccines

Wednesday 25 February 2015, 10:55AMPharmacists key in promoting flu vaccines
The National Influenza Specialist Group (NISG) is commending pharmacists for their role in providing influenza vaccines in the community, as it prepares for the start of the flu season
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ACC launches new recovery service for clients

ACC Monday 02 March 2015, 2:53PM

Minister of Health Volunteer Awards open

Minister of Health Jonathan ColemanMonday 02 March 2015, 9:12AM

New DNA screening test to detect colorectal cancer

Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia Monday 02 March 2015, 9:05AM

Challenge to New Zealand after 10 years of global tobacco control

The Smokefree CoalitionFriday 27 February 2015, 11:47AM

Orphan Drug negotiations hampered by inadequate budget

New Zealand Organisation for Rare Disorders Friday 27 February 2015, 11:45AM
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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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One door closes, another opens for former dean

Friday 27 February 2015, 11:43AMOne door closes, another opens for former dean
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Research identifies potential of puha leaf extracts

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New communications role for associate professor

Friday 27 February 2015, 11:37AMNew communications role for associate professor
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