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October 2014

Health insurers tackle fraud

Wednesday 01 October 2014, 4:47PM

Health insurance fraud will be under the microscope from today
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NZSMI reminds pregnant women to check medication with doctor

Wednesday 01 October 2014, 4:30PM

Consumer healthcare products industry body, the New Zealand Self-Medication Industry Association (SMI), today reminded consumers that over-the-counter analgesics, like all other medicines, should only be used during pregnancy on the advice of a doctor
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CPLF looks forward to focus on pharmacists

Wednesday 01 October 2014, 3:55PM

The Community Pharmacy Leaders Forum (CPLF) is extremely pleased to hear there will be a focus on enhancing the role of pharmacists as part of the Confidence and Supply Agreement announced on Monday between National and United Future
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Australia must stop making excuses to join the fight against Ebola. We need to act now.

Wednesday 01 October 2014, 3:42PM

The international medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières is urging Australia to send trained emergency medical personnel to fight Ebola in West Africa
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Radius Medical management group rebrands as Green Cross Health

Wednesday 01 October 2014, 2:33PM

Radius Medical management group has changed its trading name and brand to Green Cross Health – Medical Division, with effect today
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Ebola unlikely in New Zealand, but we’re ready

Wednesday 01 October 2014, 1:58PM

Associate Health Minister Jo Goodhew says New Zealand is well placed to detect and respond to Ebola if it were to reach the country
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Terracycle tackles oral care waste with national recycling program

Wednesday 01 October 2014, 8:43AM

For the first time in New Zealand, oral care waste is now recyclable
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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