First checking technicians start training

First checking technicians start training
Tuesday 25 November 2014, 3:29PM

The first technicians chosen as checking tech “guinea pigs” will start their training next week

Completing students urged to disrupt health system

Tuesday 25 November 2014, 12:01PMCompleting students urged to disrupt health system
The head of a health workforce agency challenged fourth-year pharmacy students to disrupt healthcare and rejig the health system, so it can better meet the needs of New Zealanders, at Auckland Pharmacy School’s completion ceremony yesterday (24 November)

Pharmacy workforce first focus for steering group

Tuesday 25 November 2014, 11:57AMPharmacy workforce first focus for steering group
The Pharmacy Steering Group formed by new health minister Jonathan Coleman has had a productive first meeting

King appointed Labour deputy, health spokesperson

Tuesday 25 November 2014, 10:41AMKing appointed Labour deputy, health spokesperson
Annette King has been named the Labour Party's deputy leader for a year, as well as retaining her position as health spokesperson

Council proposes $65 annual fee increase

Monday 24 November 2014, 11:08AMCouncil proposes $65 annual fee increase
The Pharmacy Council of New Zealand wants approval to charge pharmacists an extra $65 a year for their annual practising certificate (APC)
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WDHB Health target results show smokefree message getting through

Whanganui DHBWednesday 26 November 2014, 11:10AM

Sugary drinks focus of Pacific health research

University of AucklandWednesday 26 November 2014, 8:42AM

Straight-talking ED tvc airs

Douglas PharmaceuticalsTuesday 25 November 2014, 2:06PM

Pharmac to change how it makes funding decisions

PharmacTuesday 25 November 2014, 11:44AM
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Pharmacist's passion for punching

Wednesday 12 November 2014, 5:13PMPharmacist's passion for punching
The combat sport of boxing and the profession of pharmacy may appear to have little in common, but for pharmacist Mohamed Bashir, they're two things he's deeply passionate about

Sunbed restriction passes first hurdle

Monday 10 November 2014, 5:04PMSunbed restriction passes first hurdle
Getting “your tan on” in a sunbed may soon become an R18 event, after proposed legislation passed its first reading in Parliament last week (6 November)

Pharmacy sales experience modest growth in October

Friday 07 November 2014, 4:18PMPharmacy sales experience modest growth in October
Feet and supplements were in vogue in pharmacies last month (October), according to recent RPM sales data
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Green Cross Health on a high

Wednesday 26 November 2014, 10:33AMGreen Cross Health on a high
The number of pharmacies belonging to Green Cross Health has reached an all-time high, according to the company’s half-year results

Natural products summit open for registration

Wednesday 26 November 2014, 10:20AMNatural products summit open for registration
The future is the focus for the 2015 Natural Products New Zealand industry summit

Wide services secure winning streak

Thursday 20 November 2014, 3:28PMWide services secure winning streak
Offering a wide range of services for diverse customers has proved to be a winning formula for Life Pharmacy Glenfield
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Kevin Snee – lead chief executive for the community pharmacy contract

Here and back again – DHB reflections on the Community Pharmacy Services Agreement extension

By Kevin Snee – lead chief executive for the community pharmacy contract Tuesday 25 November 2014, 4:15PM Comments 0
 
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Don’t try and put pharmacy back into the box

By Ian McMichael Tuesday 18 November 2014, 4:56PM Comments 0
 
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Pharmacy accuracy checking technician pilot exciting development

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Small business course would be valuable addition to curriculum

By Manjli Sharma and Giselle Dousti - Matagouri Club Tuesday 11 November 2014, 8:52AM Comments 3
 

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International students converge on Auckland campus

Friday 31 October 2014, 2:44PMInternational students converge on Auckland campus
University of Auckland hosted 26 students from around the world at the inaugural Universitas 21 Health Sciences Group summer school in substance misuse

Scheme gives students a taste for rural work

Friday 31 October 2014, 2:41PMScheme gives students a taste for rural work
You know something is popular when it becomes oversubscribed, and that’s the situation staff at the Auckland School of Pharmacy have on their hands with the University of Auckland’s Rural Health Inter-Professional Immersion Programme

Best of both worlds for new lecturer

Wednesday 01 October 2014, 12:26PMBest of both worlds for new lecturer
New staff member Alesha Smith considers she has the best of both worlds, juggling part-time roles at both the Otago School of Pharmacy and Best Practice Advocacy Centre (BPAC)
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FDA warning letter 7 May

Jodi YeatsThursday 18 September 2014, 12:33PM
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Budget 2014 - Pharmacy Today crunches the numbers

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