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Wed 28 Jun 17

SHPA hosts Future Summit


THE Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia yesterday opened registrations for its annual two-day incubator of ideas titled Future Summit 2017.


Wed 28 Jun 17

Location rule fraud exposed


Pharmacy Daily

THE Federal Court of Australia has ordered that a company trust called Slopen Main belonging to pharmacist Ross Darnell must have its application to set up a pharmacy "set aside" with opposition from two pharmacies in Cove Hill Shopping Centre in Bridgewater near Hobart, namely Elizabeth Hope Priceline Pharmacy and Brighton Pharmacy.


Tue 27 Jun 17

PD breaking news – Blackmores ceo goes to Australia Post


Pharmacy Daily

Blackmores announces ceo Christine Holgate resignationASX-listed natural health company Blackmores has announced a company leadership change, with ceo Christine Holgate resigning after nine years at the helm.Chairman Stephen Chapman said Holgate has accepted the position of ceo of Australia Post and will leave the company on 29 September 2017.Director Marcus Blackmore has been asked to return from sabbatical leave to step in as interim ceo prior to the Board appointing a new ceo, while a number of potential candidates have already been identified for the role.In addition, the Board has announced that Stephen Chapman, who took on the acting chairman role in Marcus Blackmore's absence, will continue on as chairman after the new ceo has been appointed.Blackmore himself will continue as a director of the company with the added responsibility as Brand President.Blackmore personally thanked Holgate for "the outstanding leadership she has provided".


Tue 27 Jun 17

Digital ad spending climbs


Pharmacy Daily

PHARMACEUTICAL marketers in Australia are increasingly utilising online channels to promote their products, with new data collated by advertising analytics firm Standard Media Index indicating a shift in spending from content sites into social media and "programmatic" online advertising.


Tue 27 Jun 17

Friendlies vaccination surge


WESTERN Australia's Friendlies Pharmacy Group has this week achieved more than 22,000 flu vaccinations for the season, eclipsing last year's campaign by 27% to date.


Mon 26 Jun 17

Sigma launches pathology


SIGMA Healthcare has today launched pathology health screenings throughout its Amcal Pharmacy network across Australia.


Fri 23 Jun 17

ACT pharmacists to vax


THE ACT Pharmacist Vaccination Standards were amended this week to enable appropriately trained pharmacists to administer the diptheria, tetanus, a-cellular pertussis (dTpa) vaccine to adults without a prescription.


Fri 23 Jun 17

Review report criticised


YESTERDAY'S release of the much-anticipated interim report from the Review of Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation (PD breaking news) has attracted mixed feedback, with the Guild, Pharmaceutical Society of Australia and wholesalers all expressing concerns about the document.


Thu 22 Jun 17

PD breaking news – Review of Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation interim report released


Pharmacy Daily

Issues are "complex, with the potential to impact significantly on community pharmacy".


Thu 22 Jun 17

Guild flags codeine plan


THE Pharmacy Guild says it wants to work constructively with governments to maintain "direct pharmacy access" to medicines containing codeine for the temporary relief of acute pain - despite the up-scheduling of these items effective 01 Feb 2018.


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