Wait and hope for Northland pharmacies as power cut in region

Wait and hope for Northland pharmacies as power cut in region
Thursday 08 December 2016, 10:46AM

Some Northland pharmacies have closed after a power cut plunged the region in to darkness, while other are staying open with limited services.

Undisclosed Pharmac deal funds new breast cancer drug, with restrictions

Thursday 08 December 2016, 12:02PMUndisclosed Pharmac deal funds new breast cancer drug, with restrictions
Pharmac’s decision to fund a new breast cancer drug from 1 January 2017 has been welcomed by advocacy groups but with a caveat, as 160 patients will miss out on the drug.

Pacific pharmacists inspired to form association

Thursday 08 December 2016, 9:44AMPacific pharmacists inspired to form association
The chance to consult with Pharmac on Pacific Health has galvanised two pharmacists to take their NZ Pacific Island Pharmacy Facebook Group to the next level.

Pharmacy students spotlight ‘white spots’ in Cook Islands

Wednesday 07 December 2016, 9:26AMPharmacy students spotlight ‘white spots’ in Cook Islands
A team of Otago pharmacy students has put its research into practice in Rarotonga, presenting findings on effective topical treatments for a common fungal infection.

New HIV drug to encourage sexual health conversation

Tuesday 06 December 2016, 10:04AMNew HIV drug to encourage sexual health conversation
A new HIV medication funded by Pharmac might benefit Maori and help encourage conversation around sexual health in New Zealand, experts say.
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Boost for colonoscopy services

Thursday 08 December 2016, 3:31PM

Petition on access to medicines for rare diseases

Lysosomal Diseases New ZealandThursday 08 December 2016, 11:29AM
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A story of skincare: Selling ­moisturisers to customers

Tuesday 08 November 2016, 10:41AMA story of skincare: Selling ­moisturisers to customers
Keeping skin in good condition as you age starts in the teenage years, with cleansing and moisturising essential parts of the beauty regime.

Good customer service key to a successful pharmacy

Wednesday 02 November 2016, 11:45AMGood customer service key to a successful pharmacy
With more than 1000 pharmacies in New Zealand, competition, especially in the main centres, is tough and getting your pharmacy to stand out from the crowd is a challenge.

Botox becoming a popular choice for all ages

Wednesday 02 November 2016, 10:43AMBotox becoming a popular choice for all ages
Favoured by those who want to appear younger than they are, Botox treatment is becoming increasingly popular in New Zealand and losing some of the stigma it once had.
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Steady as she goes for Pharmacy

Thursday 08 December 2016, 12:37PMSteady as she goes for Pharmacy
After a few years where it appeared the only constant was change, the 2016 year has been a steadier one for the pharmacy sector, according to Moore Stephens Markhams 2016 Pharmacy Benchmark Survey.

A heart-stopping story about money and fate

Tuesday 08 November 2016, 10:09AMA heart-stopping story about money and fate
David Rhind shares an interesting experience that taught him a few new lessons and reminded him of some old ones

Research key when starting a new Pharmacy from scratch

Wednesday 02 November 2016, 11:37AMResearch key when starting a new Pharmacy from scratch
Owning their own pharmacy is the dream of many pharmacists when they enter the profession, but taking the step to being your own boss is not always easy.
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Des Bailey

Having the awkward conversation

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Has the time come to end sole supply status?

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Amazing year for Otago pharmacy students

By Aden Holmes Wednesday 23 November 2016, 2:13PM Comments 0
 
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Mystery Script

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Who you gonna call? The ghostbusting ­Kamo ­pharmacist, that's who

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Moore Stephens Markhams director Auckland Atul Mehta discusses the state of the New Zealand pharmacy sector this year

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Te Puna Kaitaka, forms its roots at Otago

Tuesday 06 December 2016, 9:59AMTe Puna Kaitaka, forms its roots at Otago
A group of Maori pharmacy students at Otago have established Te Puna Kaitaka, the Maori Students’ Pharmacy Association Otago.

Double celebrations as twins graduate

Tuesday 06 December 2016, 9:50AMDouble celebrations as twins graduate
Madhuriksha and Muniksha Reddy have been on a journey together ever since they were born a few minutes apart 21 years ago. This month, they enter another chapter on that journey when they both graduate with a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree

Interprofessional training programme has positive spin-offs

Tuesday 06 December 2016, 9:27AMInterprofessional training  programme has positive spin-offs
Pharmacist Aaron Lim enjoyed his training experience in the Tairawhiti region so much, he jumped at the chance to return there to work fulltime
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Latest Reports

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New Zealand Health Strategy

Ministry of HealthFriday 16 September 2016, 9:09AM

Pharmaceutical Efficiencies Taskforce Communication - August 2016

Efficiencies Taskforce Friday 16 September 2016, 8:56AM

Pharmacy Action Plan

Ministry of HealthFriday 16 September 2016, 8:35AM
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Budget 2016

Jonathan Chilton-TowleWednesday 11 May 2016, 9:19AM

Pharmacy contract debates, updates and commentary - 2016

Michelle Norton Wednesday 06 April 2016, 8:52AM

Budget 2015 - Pharmacy sector reaction and comment

Jodi YeatsThursday 21 May 2015, 1:04PM

Budget 2015 - pharmacy wish list

Denise PiperTuesday 05 May 2015, 1:31PM

News, views and debates on the Community Pharmacy Services Agreement - 2015

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