Pharmacist of half a century calls it a day

Pharmacist of half a century calls it a day
Wednesday 27 August 2014, 12:39PM

A pharmacist of 50 years has finally hung up his white coat for good

Willingness to develop rheumatic fever vaccine

Wednesday 27 August 2014, 11:16AMWillingness to develop rheumatic fever vaccine
A vaccination to help prevent rheumatic fever is expected to take years to develop

Auckland ear piercing rule open for comments

Monday 25 August 2014, 3:32PMAuckland ear piercing rule open for comments
Pharmacists have three more weeks to have their say if they want their profession to be able to pierce ears in Auckland without a licence

Health minister visits IT company HealthSoft

Friday 22 August 2014, 4:09PMHealth minister visits IT company HealthSoft
The minister of health visited the offices of health software company HealthSoft this week (20 August)

Study shows smoking during pregnancy can affect future grandchildren

Friday 22 August 2014, 12:36PMStudy shows smoking during pregnancy can affect future grandchildren
A new study warns that pregnant smokers have the potential to harm their future grandchildren
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Cross-party consensus on climate change critical says Climate and Health Council

OraTaiao: The New Zealand Climate and Health Council Wednesday 27 August 2014, 8:49AM

NZMA welcomes fluoride report

NZMATuesday 26 August 2014, 3:06PM

Ethiopia: Tens of thousands of South Sudanese refugees receive cholera vaccine

Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without BordersTuesday 26 August 2014, 1:15PM
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Sugary drinks need to be discouraged, eliminated

Tuesday 26 August 2014, 2:25PMSugary drinks need to be discouraged, eliminated
Urgent action is needed to help children and parents choose healthier drinks for kids playing sport, researchers from the University of Otago in Wellington say

Gluten-free make-up on the rise

Tuesday 26 August 2014, 12:20PMGluten-free make-up on the rise
As people become more aware of gluten-related illnesses, more people are looking for a holistic approach to being gluten-free

Dr. Hauschka makeover aims to enhance inner beauty

Thursday 14 August 2014, 11:34AMDr. Hauschka makeover aims to enhance inner beauty
If international make-up artist and Dr. Hauschka ambassador Karim Sattar has one message for New Zealand woman, it’s to consider using brown make-up

Drinkable sunscreen hard to swallow

Wednesday 06 August 2014, 11:58AMDrinkable sunscreen hard to swallow
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has upheld a complaint regarding a drinkable sunscreen product claiming to have up to 30 SPF, despite it being 100% water

Bio-Oil backs breast cancer campaign

Tuesday 05 August 2014, 4:01PMBio-Oil backs breast cancer campaign
For the fourth year running, Bio-Oil is turning pink for breast cancer
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Warren Flaunty

Vantage conference gives pharmacy insight

By Warren Flaunty Monday 25 August 2014, 1:50PM Comments 0
 
Ian McMichael

Looking north to Scotland offers a vision for New Zealand pharmacy

By Ian McMichael Thursday 21 August 2014, 11:29AM Comments 1
 
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The TPPA - Is it our future?

By Giselle Dousti and Manjli Sharma - Matagouri Club Monday 11 August 2014, 4:09PM Comments 0
 
Lee Hohaia

Pharmacists lead the way in amoxicillin recall

By Lee Hohaia Friday 08 August 2014, 10:40AM Comments 0
 

Sights of Sydney

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PhD student in awe of colleagues’ quake efforts

Thursday 31 July 2014, 11:33AMPhD student in awe of colleagues’ quake efforts
When the devastating earthquake hit Christchurch in February 2011 it was all hands on the deck in community pharmacies

Research on ‘forgiving’ drugs proves to be an award winner

Thursday 31 July 2014, 11:31AMResearch on ‘forgiving’ drugs proves to be  an award winner
A PhD student won the Otago Institute for the Arts and Sciences Postgraduate Award with a presentation about her research into quantifying the “forgiveness” of drugs

Lecturer secures grant to develop anti-cancer drugs

Thursday 31 July 2014, 11:25AMLecturer secures grant to develop anti-cancer drugs
Lecturer in biopharmaceutical sciences, Allan Gamble, has received a $144,275 Health Research Council grant to develop targeted anti-­cancer drugs
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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

Budget 2014 - Pharmacy Today crunches the numbers

Denise PiperThursday 01 May 2014, 2:01PM

Pharmacy Services Agreement - 2014

Michelle Norton Friday 31 January 2014, 12:21PM

Budget 2013

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Pharmacy Services Agreement 2013

Michelle Norton Friday 08 March 2013, 2:15PM
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