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Thu 01 Feb 18

Non-addictive analgesia


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THE University of Queensland (UQ) has announced an agreement with Canadian biomedical company PreveCeutical Medical Inc.


Wed 31 Jan 18

$1.58 billion Sirtex takeover


ASX listed liver cancer biotechnology specialist Sirtex Medical is set to be acquired by Varian Medical Systems with an all-cash offer priced at $28 per share.


Tue 30 Jan 18

Codeine – NSW ‘go-it-alone’?


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A combination of real-time monitoring and New South Wales ministerial regulation could see the state "go it alone" on allowing pharmacists to supply codeine-containing products under specific conditions, according to Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) NSW Branch president University of Sydney Honorary Professor Peter Carroll.


Tue 30 Jan 18

TWC seals asthma pact


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ASTHMA Australia and TerryWhite Chemmart (TWC) have entered a three-year partnership to support people with asthma.


Mon 29 Jan 18

New chronic pain program


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THE Government's new $20m Pain MedsCheck program (PD breaking news Fri) will see pharmacists "build relationships with GPs and other health professionals who support patients with chronic pain," according to Health Minister Greg Hunt who announced the move with Guild president George Tambassis at his Vermont South Amcal Pharmacy.


Mon 29 Jan 18

Dermal Therapy driveaway


LAST year, Amanda Donovan purchased a Dermal Therapy Foot Care product from Ramsay Pharmacy, Bondi, little knowing it would lead to her driving away in a brand new VW Polo.


Thu 25 Jan 18

Guild leader blasts CMO


DAVID Heffernan, president of the NSW branch of the Pharmacy Guild, has called on Chief Medical Officer Brendan Murphy to resign if he does not correct statements claiming OTC codeine causes 100 deaths per year in Australia.


Thu 25 Jan 18

Pharmacy windfall for govt


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THE Health Department's latest PBS Expenditure and Prescriptions Report shows that pharmacy remuneration in 2016-17 was $2.42 billion, nearly $400m less than the Department estimated at the time of the signing of the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement (6CPA) in May 2015, according to Pharmacy Guild of Australia executive director David Quilty.


Thu 25 Jan 18

Biologics and barcodes


THE Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has published 34 submissions to its 'Nomenclature of biological medicines' consultation.


Wed 24 Jan 18

‘Consumers are winners’


THE Australian Self Medication Industry (ASMI) has touted consumers as "winners" from the Therapeutic Goods Administration's (TGA's) proposed advertising reform (PD 19 Jan) and new approach to increasing availability of pharmacist-only medicines.




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