Wellington pharmacist celebrates 30 years in business

Wellington pharmacist celebrates 30 years in business
Friday 26 August 2016, 10:30AM

A Wellington pharmacy team celebrated their owner’s 30th year in business on Monday 22 August

Poll shows Kiwis view improving healthcare is most important

Thursday 25 August 2016, 2:47PMPoll shows Kiwis view improving healthcare is most important
A health research opinion poll shows that New Zealanders view improving healthcare as more important than reducing crime

Takaka residents don't want pharmacy moved

Wednesday 24 August 2016, 11:14AMTakaka residents don't want pharmacy moved
Takaka residents are almost unanimously opposed to a proposal to move local pharmacy services to the town's medical centre, consultation feedback shows

First female Pharmacy Guild president remembered

Tuesday 23 August 2016, 2:49PMFirst female Pharmacy Guild president remembered
The pharmacy sector is mourning the loss of an inspirational pharmacist who became the first female president of the Pharmacy Guild

Take a look...latest health target results

Tuesday 23 August 2016, 9:32AMTake a look...latest health target results
Health minister Jonathan Coleman says the latest health targets results show the gains made in the previous quarter have again been largely maintained
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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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How to take the itchy and scratchy out of eczema

Wednesday 03 August 2016, 9:20AMHow to take the itchy and scratchy out of eczema

Don’t let your skin dry out over winter

Wednesday 03 August 2016, 9:33AMDon’t let your skin dry out over winter
Whatever your personal feelings towards the season, there’s no getting away from the fact winter can be bad for your skin.

The differing pain of Jane and Wayne

Wednesday 06 July 2016, 4:45PMThe differing pain of Jane and Wayne
Despite persistent myths to the contrary, research shows women experience pain more than men. However, a brand insight company suggests there is room for a pain-management marketing campaign aimed at men. Keira Stephenson reports
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Online presence important for modern pharmacies

Monday 01 August 2016, 9:22AMOnline presence important for modern pharmacies
Twenty years ago, no one had heard of Google, Facebook or Twitter, today they are parts of the modern vocabulary.

Extra services equal extra cash

Wednesday 03 August 2016, 8:57AMExtra services equal extra cash
Pharmacists are being encouraged to offer more services and use more of their skills, but whether this brings extra money is debatable.

New train system derails central Auckland pharmacy

Friday 01 July 2016, 11:26AMNew train system derails central Auckland pharmacy
One Auckland pharmacy has already closed due to massive public works in the city centre, but this has pushed business to other pharmacies.
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Aden Holmes

Pharmacy students make a difference in Zimbabwe

By Aden Holmes Friday 26 August 2016, 10:05AM Comments 0
 
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Confessions of a Locum: Far North stories

By Norman Edwards Wednesday 24 August 2016, 11:01AM Comments 0
 
Des Bailey

Smiling and blushing

By Des Bailey Monday 15 August 2016, 4:56PM Comments 0
 
Alex Mintoft-Jones

Healthcare workers unintentionally contributing to health loss

By Alex Mintoft-Jones Wednesday 10 August 2016, 12:16PM Comments 0
 

Retiring from pharmacy impossible when you love it

Tuesday 02 August 2016, 11:03AM Comments 0
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Patients sharing prescription medicines with family and friends

Friday 01 July 2016, 12:14PMPatients sharing prescription  medicines with family and friends
New research shows that sharing prescription medicines – from allergy medicines to opioid analgesics – is widespread

Pharmacy Admissions Group Engagement (PAGE) committee

Friday 01 July 2016, 12:58PMPharmacy Admissions Group Engagement (PAGE) committee
The School of Pharmacy at the University of Auckland has established a group to foster engagement with students

Completion and graduation for health professional programmes

Friday 01 July 2016, 12:56PMCompletion and graduation for health professional programmes
The University of Auckland traditionally holds its main graduation ceremony in May each year
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Latest Reports

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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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