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PharmacyToday.co.nz on holiday until 12 January
Friday 19 December 2014, 2:10PM

Ka kite ano – the Pharmacy Today team, and hence the website, is taking a break until 12 January

Pharmac review shows script numbers down

Friday 19 December 2014, 11:28AMPharmac review shows script numbers down
There has been a 1% drop in the number of funded prescription items filled this year, despite the fact more funded medicines have been made available by government drug funder Pharmac

No holiday for cold chain management

Friday 19 December 2014, 9:42AMNo holiday for cold chain management
If there is going to be a cold chain problem, it is going to happen over the Christmas break, according to the Immunisation Advisory Centre (IMAC)

Douglas defends its sunscreen against criticism in Consumer

Friday 19 December 2014, 9:36AMDouglas defends its sunscreen against criticism in Consumer
Douglas Pharmaceuticals is questioning the standard of Consumer magazine’s SPF testing after a sunscreen it distributes, SunSense Junior SPF 50+ , was criticised in the latest issue

Maori pharmacy students supported with scholarship

Thursday 18 December 2014, 3:47PMMaori pharmacy students supported with scholarship
Four Maori pharmacy students have been awarded Hiwinui Heke pharmacy scholarships, worth $2500 each
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Media Releases

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Community pharmacists can play valuable role in reducing medication errors

Health Quality and Safety CommissionFriday 19 December 2014, 3:52PM

New Zealand leads research on natural quit smoking remedy

University of AucklandFriday 19 December 2014, 10:47AM

Four students receive pharmacy scholarships

PharmacThursday 18 December 2014, 2:42PM

Scheme to fill hard-to-staff health jobs working

Health Minister Jonathan ColemanThursday 18 December 2014, 11:17AM
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Shop Corner

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Pharmacist skin cancer initiative proves successful

Wednesday 17 December 2014, 1:47PMPharmacist skin cancer initiative proves successful
A pharmacist-led group of healthcare professionals were out promoting the sun smart message last week in Auckland

New organic babycare range with iconic Kiwi name

Wednesday 03 December 2014, 9:27AMNew organic babycare range with iconic Kiwi name
A new range of New Zealand natural and organic baby products has been tested on adults with the most sensitive skin in the world

Manuka Doctor launches in Life and Unichem

Wednesday 03 December 2014, 9:15AMManuka Doctor launches in Life and Unichem
Natural skincare range Manuka Doctor is celebrating its launch into Life and Unichem pharmacies with a special summer promotion
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NZSMI re-elects president

Wednesday 17 December 2014, 11:57AMNZSMI re-elects president
Anish Patel has been re-elected president of consumer healthcare industry body, the New Zealand Self-Medication Industry Association (SMI)

Pharmac can offset price rises, commission decides

Friday 12 December 2014, 4:00PMPharmac can offset price rises, commission decides
Pharmac’s ability to offset potential drug price rises is the main reason a generic pharmaceutical company buy-out has been approved

Long-standing pharmacy winner at business awards

Thursday 11 December 2014, 4:23PMLong-standing pharmacy winner at business awards
Kawerau Pharmacy made a splash at the recent Horizon Business Excellence Awards, getting nominated for five categories and winning one
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This funny song will help you remember common prescription medication names over the Christmas holidays

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Blogs

Invited bloggers dispense wisdom, stir up controversy or chat about life in pharmacy

Nicolette McDonald

Time to track performance in dispensary as well as retail

By Nicolette McDonald Thursday 18 December 2014, 10:01AM Comments 0
 
Ian McMichael

The Wizard of Oz and Christmas

By Ian McMichael Thursday 18 December 2014, 9:19AM Comments 0
 
Manjli Sharma and Giselle Dousti - Matagouri Club

2014 brings welcome changes to pharmacists’ roles

By Manjli Sharma and Giselle Dousti - Matagouri Club Friday 12 December 2014, 10:53AM Comments 0
 
Lee Hohaia - Pharmacy Guild chief executive

The ‘clinical pharmacist’ debate

By Lee Hohaia - Pharmacy Guild chief executive Friday 05 December 2014, 4:50PM Comments 0
 

Dark clouds looming over Northland pharmacies

By Denise Piper Thursday 11 December 2014, 4:20PM Comments 0
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Samoan pharmacist keen to spread the word

Monday 01 December 2014, 11:17AMSamoan pharmacist keen to spread the word
Santoria Utufua-Leavai admits she knew little about pharmacy a decade ago when she began studying at the University of Otago, and now she’s returning for postgraduate study and is passionate about her career

Personal touch earns accolade

Monday 01 December 2014, 11:15AMPersonal touch earns accolade
Senior lecturer Prasad Nishtala, who has won this year’s Otago University Students Association’s New Supervisor of the Year award, considers the success, or otherwise, of his PhD students rests with him

New clinical lecturer on kidney disease research mission

Monday 01 December 2014, 11:10AMNew clinical lecturer on kidney disease research mission
There are limited models to study the pathophysiology of chronic kidney disease, so new Otago School of Pharmacy lecturer, Vishal Diwan, set about developing one
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Latest Reports

Reports making pharmacy news

FDA warning letter 7 May

Jodi YeatsThursday 18 September 2014, 12:33PM
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Extra Coverage

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HINZ 2014

Friday 14 November 2014, 9:33AM

Election results 2014

Alison GrantMonday 22 September 2014, 4:16PM

General election 2014

Denise PiperFriday 13 June 2014, 10:45AM

Budget 2014 - Pharmacy Today crunches the numbers

Denise PiperThursday 01 May 2014, 2:01PM

Pharmacy Services Agreement - 2014

Michelle Norton and Denise Piper Friday 31 January 2014, 12:21PM
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