Take a look at... Even moderate alcohol drinkers at risk of cancer, study

Take a look at... Even moderate alcohol drinkers at risk of cancer, study
Monday 27 June 2016, 12:12PM

Drinking alcohol increases the risk of several types of cancer, and was responsible for 236 cancer deaths under 80 years of age in New Zealand in 2012, according to a new study at the University of Otago

Decision on funded HPV vaccine for boys imminent

Monday 27 June 2016, 11:19AMDecision on funded HPV vaccine for boys imminent
Pharmac is expected to announce its decision on expanding the HPV vaccine Gardasil to boys sometime next week

Dealing with drug shortages

Friday 24 June 2016, 1:22PMDealing with drug shortages
While only a relatively small percentage of drugs in New Zealand are in short supply the issue affects pharmacists and patients alike

Southern DHB invests in pharmacists and telehealth

Friday 24 June 2016, 1:16PMSouthern DHB invests in pharmacists and telehealth
Southern DHB’s commissioners are channelling over $2 million into more clinical pharmacists and equipment for telehealth services in Otago and Southland

Lawless north not that bad

Thursday 23 June 2016, 2:19PMLawless north not that bad
Three Northland pharmacists have not been affected by reported increasingly brazen lawlessness that some locals are attributing to a lack of police presence
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Media Releases

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New funding for rural mental health support

Ministry of HealthFriday 17 June 2016, 12:18PM

Guild welcomes new President and Vice President

Pharmacy GuildWednesday 15 June 2016, 10:29AM

Measles outbreak highlights importance of immunisation

Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman, Minister of HealthMonday 30 May 2016, 4:54PM
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Popular community pharmacist serenaded in style

Thursday 09 June 2016, 2:45PMPopular community pharmacist serenaded in style
Sylvia Park pharmacist Tom Lai was treated to a surprise serenade by Kiwi entertainer Frankie Stevens on his birthday

Men’s health focus at Blackmores opening

Thursday 19 May 2016, 11:23AMMen’s health focus at Blackmores opening
International health products company Blackmores invited pharmacy industry and health stakeholders to celebrate the opening of its New Zealand office

Whangarei pharmacist thrust into dance challenge after losing bet

Wednesday 11 May 2016, 11:24AMWhangarei pharmacist thrust into dance challenge after losing bet
David Postlewaight is well known for providing top-notch patient care but a video of him busting a move in the dispensary shows he is also one smooth operator
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AFT end of year results show loss despite revenue growth

Wednesday 25 May 2016, 4:28PMAFT end of year results show loss despite revenue growth
International expansion has contributed to growth in revenue for NZX-listed AFT Pharmaceuticals despite the company operating at a loss, its end of financial year results reveal

Auckland pharmacy braces for demolition to get out of train’s path

Wednesday 18 May 2016, 2:36PMAuckland pharmacy braces for demolition to get out of train’s path
An Auckland pharmacy is bracing itself for the final days in operation as the city central is carved up to make way for the City Rail Link

Orion managing 100 million patient records after global contract flurry

Wednesday 11 May 2016, 8:51AMOrion managing 100 million patient records after global contract flurry
Orion Health is now managing more than 100 million patient health records, with a string of new international contracts bumping up the total
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Blogs

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Norman Edwards

Confessions of a locum

By Norman Edwards Friday 24 June 2016, 12:12PM Comments 0
 
Des Bailey

Time to get on board

By Des Bailey Wednesday 15 June 2016, 2:12PM Comments 0
 
Des Bailey

Open ownership better for patients – yeah right

By Des Bailey Tuesday 07 June 2016, 8:51AM Comments 0
 
Norman Edwards

Confessions of a locum: giving staff what they deserve

By Norman Edwards Friday 13 May 2016, 11:34AM Comments 0
 

Take a step back in time in historic Australian pharmacy

By Jonathan Chilton-Towle Tuesday 10 May 2016, 11:14AM Comments 0
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Students get snapshot of research via showcase

Sunday 01 May 2016, 8:10AMStudents get snapshot of research via showcase
A career in research is one option for pharmacy graduates, and the University of Auckland School of Pharmacy has devised a new way to highlight this

'Ingenious' research highlights worrying anaesthesia practices

Sunday 01 May 2016, 9:15AM'Ingenious' research highlights worrying anaesthesia practices
Concerns about the hygiene and safety of anaesthesia practices have been raised by new research

Induction Week gets students set

Sunday 01 May 2016, 9:00AMInduction Week gets students set
As part of the brand new curriculum for commencing University of Auckland School of Pharmacy students, an Induction Week was held at the beginning of term
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Latest Reports

Reports making pharmacy news

Pharmaceutical Margins consultation document

Pharmaceutical Margins Taskforce Tuesday 22 March 2016, 12:48PM

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
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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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