Pharmacy Awards website up and running

Pharmacy Awards website up and running
Friday 05 February 2016, 5:22PM

The official website for the Pharmacy Today/Guild Pharmacy Awards is up and running, so be sure to get your entries rolling in

Whanganui pharmacists join protesters opposing Trans-Pacific Partnership

Thursday 04 February 2016, 5:32PMWhanganui pharmacists join protesters opposing Trans-Pacific Partnership
Trade ministers from the 12 countries involved in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) met in Auckland to sign the deal at Sky City while an estimated 10,000 protesters took to the city streets to show their opposition today (4 February)

Take a look at...advice for travellers

Thursday 04 February 2016, 2:38PMTake a look at...advice for travellers
With the World Health Organization (WHO) declaring Zika a global health emergency, travellers heading abroad may be looking for advice on preventing the mosquito-borne illness

CPSA12 evaluation shows success of clinical pharmacy services - society

Wednesday 03 February 2016, 8:57AMCPSA12 evaluation shows success of clinical pharmacy services - society
The success of clinical pharmacy services is highlighted in the evaluation of community pharmacy’s contract, but providing sustainable patient services is still a challenge, the Pharmaceutical Society says

Pharmac funds new MS drug Tecfidera

Tuesday 02 February 2016, 1:46PMPharmac funds new MS drug Tecfidera
New Zealanders with multiple sclerosis (MS) will soon have affordable access to an additional option for treatment with Pharmac announcing it will fund the drug Tecfidera
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Media Releases

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Asthma and Respiratory Foundation warns of spike in illness

Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZFriday 05 February 2016, 1:04PM

One Stop Guide to Best Practice

Friday 05 February 2016, 8:54AM

Whanganui Pharmacists Against The TPPA

Whanganui Pharmacists Against The TPPAThursday 04 February 2016, 5:08PM

Stop the TPP from cutting off the critical lifeline of affordable generic medicines

Medecins Sans FrontièresThursday 04 February 2016, 9:18AM

Health groups call for TPPA health check-up

OraTaiao: The NZ Climate and Health CouncilThursday 04 February 2016, 8:59AM
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Shop Corner

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Promoting Valentine’s Day a boon for sales

Wednesday 03 February 2016, 12:49PMPromoting Valentine’s Day a boon for sales
Any successful retailer will know that, on Valentine’s Day, it’s important to spread the love, Gift Directory founder Andrea Fleming says

Cosmetic freckles, painted underarm hair prompt beauty market makeover

Wednesday 03 February 2016, 9:25AMCosmetic freckles, painted underarm hair prompt beauty market makeover
Artificial freckles as a fashion statement and apps to track menstrual cycles and bladder control are part of a forecasted facelift for health and beauty in 2016

Fighting prediabetes and diabetes

Friday 29 January 2016, 3:39PMFighting prediabetes and diabetes
Preventing illness with nutritional medicine – especially lifestyle diseases such as type 2 diabetes – is a key service at Massey Unichem Pharmacy in Auckland
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New owner takes on Far North pharmacy

Thursday 04 February 2016, 5:18PMNew owner takes on Far North pharmacy
The north has become home for the new owner of the Kaitaia Far North Pharmacy, Richard Brown

Orion Health says bonjour to the future of health IT

Thursday 28 January 2016, 4:30PMOrion Health says bonjour to the future of health IT
Kiwi health IT company Orion Health says it is helping to transform France’s healthcare sector, as it embarks on two major projects in the country

GSK’s new business model aims to increase transparency in industry

Thursday 28 January 2016, 3:55PMGSK’s new business model aims to increase transparency in industry
Global pharmaceutical company GSK has ceased directly paying healthcare professionals to endorse the company’s products, in a bid to promote transparency and integrity within the industry
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Blogs

Invited bloggers dispense wisdom, stir up controversy or chat about life in pharmacy

Ian McMichael

Pharmacy needs to be running a marathon

By Ian McMichael Wednesday 03 February 2016, 11:23AM Comments 1
 
Talking Shop

Talking Shop

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Dr Scripterrious

Mystery Script

By Dr Scripterrious Tuesday 02 February 2016, 9:15AM Comments 0
 
Q & A

Q&A

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Off to the continent of chandelier-lit pharmacies

By Des Bailey Thursday 04 February 2016, 3:54PM Comments 0
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Schools' News

News from New Zealand's pharmacy schools

Reputation attracts top student to Otago University

Friday 29 January 2016, 2:57PMReputation attracts top student to Otago University
The University of Otago School of Pharmacy held its annual prizegiving in December 2015. Liane Topham-Kindley went along to meet some of the graduands and prizewinners

Fastier destined to become a pharmacist

Friday 29 January 2016, 3:06PMFastier destined to become a pharmacist
Some might say Kelsi Fastier was destined to become a pharmacist – it is in her genes, you see.

Pharmacist rescued by ‘knight in shining armour’ and resumes studies

Friday 29 January 2016, 3:01PMPharmacist rescued by ‘knight in shining armour’ and resumes studies
Auckland pharmacist Diana Phone was almost ready to quit pharmacy a year ago until her “knight in shining armour” came along.
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Latest Reports

Reports making pharmacy news

CPSA12 Evaluation

Sapere Research Group Monday 25 January 2016, 4:20PM

Pharmacy Audit Strategy 2015-2025

Community Pharmacy Services Programme team Monday 02 November 2015, 3:07PM

Draft New Zealand Health Strategy - Roadmap of Actions

Ministry of Health Tuesday 27 October 2015, 2:44PM
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Extra Coverage

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Budget 2015 - Pharmacy sector reaction and comment

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Budget 2015 - pharmacy wish list

Denise PiperTuesday 05 May 2015, 1:31PM

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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