Pharmacist remembered fondly for innovation

Pharmacist remembered fondly for innovation
Monday 03 August 2015, 2:54PM

Former Auckland pharmacist Murray Dunn has been remembered with respect for his innovation

Despite research breakthroughs, anti-ageing pill still long way off

Monday 03 August 2015, 11:15AMDespite research breakthroughs, anti-ageing pill still long way off
Anti-ageing drugs are now being considered as a new pharmaceutical class, but there is still much work to do to find the fountain of youth

GPs unsupportive of pharmacy gout monitoring

Friday 31 July 2015, 12:20PMGPs unsupportive of pharmacy gout monitoring
GPs have reacted angrily to a proposal that pharmacists could help monitor gout patients with a point-of-care uric acid test

Proposed new alert system expected to be open to pharmacists

Friday 31 July 2015, 10:43AMProposed new alert system expected to be open to pharmacists
A new alerts and allergies IT system, proposed by the National Health IT Board, is expected to be open to pharmacists

Pharmacy Today on Twitter this week 27 July-31 July

Friday 31 July 2015, 9:49AMPharmacy Today on Twitter this week 27 July-31 July
On Twitter this week: Dettol and Panadol among most trusted brands, exploration of nutrition as mental health treatment, and Green Cross Health turns focus to general practice
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Northland DHB Paving Way for Future Healthcare

Northland DHBMonday 03 August 2015, 12:26PM

Next stage in development of Waitakere Hospital underway

Waitemata District Health BoardMonday 03 August 2015, 10:38AM

Guild interested to learn more about TPPA details

The Pharmacy Guild of New ZealandFriday 31 July 2015, 4:28PM

More than 1.2m flu vaccine doses distributed

Health Minister Jonathan ColemanFriday 31 July 2015, 2:28PM
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Pharmacy assistant wins top sales award with skin health events

Monday 03 August 2015, 4:07PMPharmacy assistant wins top sales award with skin health events
Customers are lining up at Unichem Bishopdale Pharmacy to attend beauty events and to take advantage of in-store assessments of skin health

Dettol, Panadol among most trusted brands

Thursday 30 July 2015, 4:40PMDettol, Panadol among most trusted brands
Disinfectant Dettol and painkiller Panadol are among the most trusted brands in New Zealand

Pharmacy dispenses happiness with $11,000 diamond

Monday 27 July 2015, 11:08AMPharmacy dispenses happiness with $11,000 diamond
A lucky pharmacy customer is shining with joy, after winning a diamond worth more than $11,000
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Green Cross Health turns focus to general practice

Wednesday 29 July 2015, 3:17PMGreen Cross Health turns focus to general practice
Green Cross Health wants to offer comprehensive primary healthcare programmes - centred around general practices - to help reduce hospitalisations

Trilogy growing on both sides of the Tasman

Friday 24 July 2015, 4:07PMTrilogy growing on both sides of the Tasman
Trilogy International Group’s new chief executive is stepping up at just the right time – when the company is boasting growth of 15% a year

OCR cut good for pharmacies but provinces still suffering

Thursday 23 July 2015, 2:14PMOCR cut good for pharmacies but provinces still suffering
The cut in the Official Cash Rate (OCR) is good news for pharmacy businesses, but those in provincial areas will be feeling the pinch from the falling dairy payout
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John Dunlop

Are we all happy with our current employment?

By John Dunlop Wednesday 29 July 2015, 1:15PM Comments 0
 
Jodi Yeats

Pharmacy award entries show the profession is in good heart

By Jodi Yeats Friday 24 July 2015, 2:50PM Comments 0
 
Naomi Lee

Educational seminar offers students insights into pharmacy world

By Naomi Lee Friday 24 July 2015, 11:49AM Comments 0
 
Kevin Snee – lead chief executive for the community pharmacy contract

Next CPSA must align with the nation’s health strategy

By Kevin Snee – lead chief executive for the community pharmacy contract Friday 24 July 2015, 10:46AM Comments 0
 

South Island pharmacists put innovation, collaboration to the test

By Michelle Norton Thursday 30 July 2015, 9:50AM Comments 0
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Counties Manukau DHB's Project SWIFT aims to improve current processes to free up hospital staff time and improve patient interactions. This video explains more

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Stellar staff poised to become ‘research leaders’

Tuesday 30 June 2015, 2:56PMStellar staff poised to become ‘research leaders’
Lecturers Shyamal Das and Shakila Rizwan have been identified as “research leaders of tomorrow”, recently securing Health Research Council funding via emerging researcher grants

New appointment puts focus on development of e-learning tools

Tuesday 30 June 2015, 2:52PMNew appointment puts focus on development of e-learning tools
A new role of instructional designer has been created at Otago Pharmacy School to help design, develop and support e-learning across all study programmes

Medicines clinic a powerful learning tool

Tuesday 30 June 2015, 2:41PMMedicines clinic a powerful learning tool
A medicines and health literacy clinic is such a valuable practical learning opportunity that fourth-year student Peter Wadea jumped at the chance to be involved
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Latest Reports

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Implementing Medicines New Zealand 2015 to 2020 (Ministry of Health)

The Ministry of HealthWednesday 15 July 2015, 2:02PM

A time to act: implementation solutions

PHO Alliance Monday 25 May 2015, 9:04AM
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Budget 2015 - Pharmacy sector reaction and comment

Jodi YeatsThursday 21 May 2015, 1:04PM

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

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