Easter holidays deliver surcharge questions

Easter holidays deliver surcharge questions
Thursday 17 April 2014, 12:13PM

Pharmacies need to be aware of the rules if they are opening over Easter, according to a warning from the Commerce Commission

New manager-pharmacy has "pharmacy lens"

Thursday 17 April 2014, 12:52PMNew manager-pharmacy has
Former advisory pharmacist Androulla Kotrotsos has jumped ship to the Ministry of Health, taking on the new manager-pharmacy role

CPSOG axes Exceptional Circumstances process

Thursday 17 April 2014, 10:17AMCPSOG axes Exceptional Circumstances process
The pharmacy operational group is axing the Exceptional Circumstances process, designed to give non-adherent patients who don’t qualify a second shot at entering the Long Term Conditions service

Dramatic change needed in pharmacy to meet business challenges, report says

Thursday 17 April 2014, 8:56AMDramatic change needed in pharmacy to meet business challenges, report says
A UK industry report paints a bleak picture of threats to pharmacies’ viability and suggests a strategy for change, saying doing nothing is not an option

DHBSS releases stage four roadshow dates

Wednesday 16 April 2014, 10:58AMDHBSS releases stage four roadshow dates
Pharmacists can now “pencil” dates in their diaries for roadshows on stage four of the Community Pharmacy Services Agreement

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Speak out: Create Change by marking World Haemophilia Day

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Ambulance paramedics trialling new technology

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Moreish Skincare will be no more

Tuesday 15 April 2014, 4:09PMMoreish Skincare will be no more
Moreish skincare announced today (15 April) it is discontinuing its range of natural skincare products

Avoid blushing from a fashion faux pas this autumn/winter

Friday 11 April 2014, 3:42PMAvoid blushing from a fashion faux pas this autumn/winter
This season “softly flushed” cheeks and full brows take centre stage. L’Oreal make-up director Lisa Matson shares some trade secrets with Pharmacy Today on how to recreate these looks for customers

Kapiti Coast mayor to unveil pharmacy's mobility products

Tuesday 08 April 2014, 1:53PMKapiti Coast mayor to unveil pharmacy's mobility products
A move to stock mobility aids at a Kapiti Coast pharmacy is showcasing staff’s empathy for customers and has even attracted the attention of the local mayor

L’Oreal looking good in top beauty brand list

Friday 04 April 2014, 2:35PML’Oreal looking good in top beauty brand list
Cosmetics brand L’Oreal is sitting pretty at place number one on the Brand Finance Cosmetics top-50 list for 2014

Cosmetic companies lobby for animal testing ban

Monday 31 March 2014, 11:59AMCosmetic companies lobby for animal testing ban
Twenty-eight cosmetics companies, including brands sold in New Zealand pharmacies, are lobbying Prime Minister John Key to ban animal testing for cosmetics in New Zealand

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