Rotorua pharmacists told 'keep quiet' over funding concerns

Rotorua pharmacists told 'keep quiet' over funding concerns
Wednesday 10 February 2016, 4:22PM

Rotorua pharmacists eager to air concerns around funding issues were reportedly shut down by the Community Pharmacy Services Programme team at their regional pharmacy forum

Kiwi pharmacies don't feel heat of sunscreen complaints

Wednesday 10 February 2016, 2:12PMKiwi pharmacies don't feel heat of sunscreen complaints
New Zealand pharmacies have not been getting complaints about Banana Boat sunscreen being ineffective despite recent online outrage against the brand from both sides of the Tasman

Intergrative medicine conference for Auckland

Wednesday 10 February 2016, 11:15AMIntergrative medicine conference for Auckland
The Australasian Integrative Medical Association (AIMA) will be holding its New Zealand conference in Auckland on 9 and 10 April

Researchers on road to beating polycystic ovary syndrome

Wednesday 10 February 2016, 8:49AMResearchers on road to beating polycystic ovary syndrome
University of Otago researchers are part of an international team of scientists who have discovered a certain hormone may act in the brain to cause the symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome

Canty pharmacists negotiate for meds service funding

Tuesday 09 February 2016, 11:40AMCanty pharmacists negotiate for meds service funding
Canterbury’s pharmacy group is negotiating with the local DHB for a region-wide rollout of a medicines assessment service, after a trial found the service helped identify multiple adverse drug reactions
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More children benefiting from free GP visits

Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman Minister of HealthThursday 11 February 2016, 9:40AM

Dads can help boost child immunisation rates

Growing up in New ZealandThursday 11 February 2016, 9:02AM

Bronchiectasis in NZ–the Growing Problem That Goes Unnoticed

The Asthma FoundationThursday 11 February 2016, 8:57AM

Books for babies’ launches on 12 February

Neonatal TrustThursday 11 February 2016, 8:53AM

Training academy provides NZQA qualifications to pharmacy staff

Green Cross HealthWednesday 10 February 2016, 2:27PM
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Promoting Valentine’s Day a boon for sales

Wednesday 03 February 2016, 12:49PMPromoting Valentine’s Day a boon for sales
Any successful retailer will know that, on Valentine’s Day, it’s important to spread the love, Gift Directory founder Andrea Fleming says

Cosmetic freckles, painted underarm hair prompt beauty market makeover

Wednesday 03 February 2016, 9:25AMCosmetic freckles, painted underarm hair prompt beauty market makeover
Artificial freckles as a fashion statement and apps to track menstrual cycles and bladder control are part of a forecasted facelift for health and beauty in 2016

Fighting prediabetes and diabetes

Friday 29 January 2016, 3:39PMFighting prediabetes and diabetes
Preventing illness with nutritional medicine – especially lifestyle diseases such as type 2 diabetes – is a key service at Massey Unichem Pharmacy in Auckland
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Natural Products New Zealand to elect new board members

Thursday 11 February 2016, 9:45AMNatural Products New Zealand to elect new board members
Natural Products New Zealand’s (NPNZ) board of directors looks set to have three new members after its next annual general meeting

New owner takes on Far North pharmacy

Thursday 04 February 2016, 5:18PMNew owner takes on Far North pharmacy
The north has become home for the new owner of the Kaitaia Far North Pharmacy, Richard Brown

Orion Health says bonjour to the future of health IT

Thursday 28 January 2016, 4:30PMOrion Health says bonjour to the future of health IT
Kiwi health IT company Orion Health says it is helping to transform France’s healthcare sector, as it embarks on two major projects in the country
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Pharmacy needs to be running a marathon

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Off to the continent of chandelier-lit pharmacies

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Reputation attracts top student to Otago University

Friday 29 January 2016, 2:57PMReputation attracts top student to Otago University
The University of Otago School of Pharmacy held its annual prizegiving in December 2015. Liane Topham-Kindley went along to meet some of the graduands and prizewinners

Fastier destined to become a pharmacist

Friday 29 January 2016, 3:06PMFastier destined to become a pharmacist
Some might say Kelsi Fastier was destined to become a pharmacist – it is in her genes, you see.

Pharmacist rescued by ‘knight in shining armour’ and resumes studies

Friday 29 January 2016, 3:01PMPharmacist rescued by ‘knight in shining armour’ and resumes studies
Auckland pharmacist Diana Phone was almost ready to quit pharmacy a year ago until her “knight in shining armour” came along.
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CPSA12 Evaluation

Sapere Research Group Monday 25 January 2016, 4:20PM

Pharmacy Audit Strategy 2015-2025

Community Pharmacy Services Programme team Monday 02 November 2015, 3:07PM

Draft New Zealand Health Strategy - Roadmap of Actions

Ministry of Health Tuesday 27 October 2015, 2:44PM
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Budget 2015 - Pharmacy sector reaction and comment

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Budget 2015 - pharmacy wish list

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Michelle Norton and Denise Piper Monday 23 March 2015, 11:37AM

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