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Thu 26 Aug 10

Praise for PSA’s Self Care


SOUTH Australian PSA Pharmacist of the Year winner, Lewis Pounentis, has praised the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia’s Pharmacy Self Care program, saying it has played an important role in his career With 15 years community pharmacy experience under his belt as well as having one of his pharmacies named the 2009 Australian Small Business Champion, Pounentis said that “It was an honour to be awarded the 2010 PSA South Australian Pharmacist of the Year.


Wed 25 Aug 10

Guild pro GMiA code change


THE Pharmacy Guild says it’s in favour of the ACCC proposal to extend the Generic Medicines Industry Association Code of Conduct to include reporting of pharmacist incentives for sale of generic medicines.


Tue 24 Aug 10

APESMA pharmacy report


THE Association of Professional Engineers, Scientists and Managers Australia has published a special report on the remuneration of community and hospital pharmacists across Australia.


Tue 24 Aug 10

J&J recalls contact lenses


JOHNSON & Johnson has issued a recall notice for several batches of its 1 Day Acuvue contact lenses, some of which have been sold in Australia as well as Japan, Europe and several Asian markets.


Mon 23 Aug 10

Patients’ generic reluctance


A UNIVERSITY of South Australia study into generic substitution in Australia has shown that more than a quarter of patients in urban areas will not accept generic alternatives, despite being offered them by pharmacists.


Mon 23 Aug 10

Guild showcases IT prowess


THE Pharmacy Guild of Australia last week took the opportunity to demonstrate its “many IT initiatives” to its international counterparts at a global gathering on the Gold Coast.


Fri 20 Aug 10

Medicines agreement inquiry


THE Memorandum of Understanding between Medicines Australia and the Commonwealth Government will deliver significant benefit to taxpayers and consumers, the Senate Community Affairs Committee has heard.


Fri 20 Aug 10

Pharmacy election battle


THE Pharmacy Guild has ended up in the centre of a war of words between the Labor Party and the Coalition over claims about a $1.15 billion saving in the opposition’s PBS budget costings.


Thu 19 Aug 10

Diet myths busted at PAC10


THE Pharmaceutical Society of Australia has announced it will host a new controversial ‘diet’ session at its PAC10 conference in Oct.


Thu 19 Aug 10

Diet myths busted at PAC10


THE Pharmaceutical Society of Australia has announced it will host a new controversial ‘diet’ session at its PAC10 conference in Oct.




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