Comvita predicting financial loss before profit

Comvita predicting financial loss before profit
Thursday 02 October 2014, 4:03PM

Medicinal honey and olive leaf extract company Comvita is expecting to make a loss before gaining in the current financial year

Mysterious Wellington measles exposed to hundreds

Thursday 02 October 2014, 9:43AMMysterious Wellington measles exposed to hundreds
A mysterious case of measles in Wellington could have affected hundreds of others at a “very popular” event

Young people increasingly overdosing on paracetamol

Thursday 02 October 2014, 9:23AMYoung people increasingly overdosing on paracetamol
Young people are increasingly accidentally overdosing on paracetamol, because they think if it is available in supermarkets and over-the counter it must be safe, a researcher says

Researchers find link between paracetamol in pregnancy and ADHD

Thursday 02 October 2014, 9:14AMResearchers find link between paracetamol in pregnancy and ADHD
Taking paracetamol while pregnant increases the risk of children developing symptoms of ADHD, according to a study by a team at the University of Auckland, recently published online

New Zealand ready for ebola, as case confirmed in US

Wednesday 01 October 2014, 2:51PMNew Zealand ready for ebola, as case confirmed in US
New Zealand is well placed to detect and respond to ebola, in the unlikely event it reaches the country, associate health minister Jo Goodhew says
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Waitemata DHB leads the way in improving patient safety

Waitemata District Health Board Thursday 02 October 2014, 11:39AM

Over-the-counter NSAIDs for short-term use

New Zealand Self-Medication Industry Thursday 02 October 2014, 11:19AM

Measles confirmed in Wellington

Regional Public HealthThursday 02 October 2014, 9:25AM

Heart Foundation gets behind Stoptober

National Heart Foundation Thursday 02 October 2014, 8:47AM

Health insurers tackle fraud

Accuro Health Insurance Wednesday 01 October 2014, 4:47PM
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Make-up giant suspends business travel to Hong Kong

Thursday 02 October 2014, 2:27PMMake-up giant suspends business travel to Hong Kong
L’Oréal has banned all staff from travelling to Hong Kong for business due to the mounting unrest there

Animal testing on the out in New Zealand

Thursday 02 October 2014, 10:13AMAnimal testing on the out in New Zealand
In August, the Labour Party announced a policy to ensure no cosmetics sold in New Zealand are tested on animals

Hamilton pharmacy stops traffic for Stoptober

Thursday 02 October 2014, 10:10AMHamilton pharmacy stops traffic for Stoptober
A Hamilton pharmacy is planning on using its unique position in the middle of the busy city to encourage people to quit smoking this October

Medicines and pregnancy ‘shades of grey’

Thursday 02 October 2014, 10:02AMMedicines and pregnancy ‘shades of grey’
Almost all drugs cross the placenta to some extent and may pose a risk to an unborn baby, so it is important to know what medicines are safe to recommend to a pregnant woman

Reducing stress assists conception

Thursday 02 October 2014, 9:58AMReducing stress assists conception
Conception doesn’t occur easily for everyone, and the stress and anxiety associated with trying to conceive can make matters worse
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Green Cross Health conference offers chance to build connections

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Northland pharmacist would invite entire whanau to his ideal dinner party

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Mystery Script October

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Pharmacy Today's publisher spots world's oldest pharmacy

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Best of both worlds for new lecturer

Wednesday 01 October 2014, 12:26PMBest of both worlds for new lecturer
New staff member Alesha Smith considers she has the best of both worlds, juggling part-time roles at both the Otago School of Pharmacy and Best Practice Advocacy Centre (BPAC)

Social pharmacy conference – ‘conversations and collaborations’

Wednesday 01 October 2014, 12:22PMSocial pharmacy conference – ‘conversations and collaborations’
A strong contingent of staff and PhD students attended the recent 18th International Social Pharmacy Workshop in Boston, Massachusetts, where “The Changing Face of Pharmacy” was the theme

Congress changes world view

Wednesday 01 October 2014, 12:10PMCongress changes world view
Fourteen students recently attended the 60th International Pharmaceutical Students’ Federation (IPSF) World Congress in Porto, Portugal and the 13th IPSF Asia Pacific Pharmaceutical Symposium in Kuala Lumpur
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Latest Reports

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FDA warning letter 7 May

Jodi YeatsThursday 18 September 2014, 12:33PM

NZHPA Annual Report 2013/14

NZHPA Annual ReportTuesday 09 September 2014, 3:38PM

Coroner's Douglas findings

Coroner Christopher DevonportWednesday 03 September 2014, 2:07PM
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Election results 2014

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General election 2014

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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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it is so true Hank. Im NOT being mean to Auckland pharmacy graduates @ all with my following comment...sam on Actavis' refusal to reimburse pharmacists for recall disappointing
I have to agree with Sam. Pharmacy owners have only themselves to blame for non-compensation. This i...Hank on Actavis' refusal to reimburse pharmacists for recall disappointing
It's the same reason the SMI and Guild have endorsed the result, no one who needs government help or...C L on National Party will see on-going stability, Pharmaceutical Society says
Im so glad pharmacists are NOT getting reimbursed. drug companies know that PHARMACY OWNERS already...sam on Actavis' refusal to reimburse pharmacists for recall disappointing
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