Pharmacy Awards night a big success

Pharmacy Awards night a big success
Monday 24 July 2017, 4:18PM

After a night of glitz and glamour, the New Zealand Pharmacy sector has its new champions, with the night’s top award going to a pharmacist who combined her community and clinical skillsets.

Lee Mathias surprised and saddened by DHB decisions on Ko Awatea

Friday 21 July 2017, 3:03PMLee Mathias surprised and saddened by DHB decisions on Ko Awatea
The former chair of Counties Manukau DHB is questioning the reasons behind the cancellation of Ko Awatea's APAC Forum, describing it as "hugely embarrassing"

Pharmacy Council gives guidance on supplying natural health products

Thursday 20 July 2017, 2:10PMPharmacy Council gives guidance on supplying natural health products
The Pharmacy Council has removed a controversial change from its revised code of ethics that would have made it ethical for pharmacists to promote products not backed up by evidence of efficacy

Flooded pharmacy puts plans in motion

Thursday 20 July 2017, 11:07AMFlooded pharmacy puts plans in motion
The future is looking brighter for displaced Edgecumbe pharmacist Megan Aldridge, who has plans in place to reopen her pharmacy in October.

First cohort of technicians have completed level 6 training

Wednesday 19 July 2017, 4:27PMFirst cohort of technicians have completed level 6 training
The first cohort of pharmacy technicians have completed their level 6 training programme at the Manukau Institute of Technology, and feedback has been positive from students and lecturers alike.
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Media Releases

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Roll-out of national bowel screening begins

Mark LongleyMonday 17 July 2017, 11:17AM

Spike in STIs in the Manawatu

Mark LongleyFriday 07 July 2017, 3:00PM

Guild to host third Pharmacy Business Network

Pharmacy Guild of New ZealandWednesday 19 April 2017, 1:49PM

How to get at-risk families out of “ministerial boxes”

Massey UniversityWednesday 15 February 2017, 2:16PM

Guild welcomes reclassification of oral contraceptive

Pharmacy Guild of New ZealandWednesday 15 February 2017, 2:13PM
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Shop Corner

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The many faces of workplace bullying

Wednesday 05 July 2017, 3:57PMThe many faces of workplace bullying
Workplace bullying can be hard to spot, and even harder to deal with. However, new legislation has put the onus on the person conducting a business to take steps to deal with bullying if it occurs in their workplace.

Early treatment essential for scars

Wednesday 05 July 2017, 4:01PMEarly treatment essential for scars
An impressive scar can make a good story, but aside from that they don’t hold much appeal. Fortunately, treating most types of scar follows a straightforward formula.

Soothing the pain of sore throats

Friday 09 June 2017, 11:08AMSoothing the pain of sore throats
We’re all familiar with that painful swallow that heralds a sore throat, whether it be from the beginnings of a cold, a serious infection or just overdoing it on a night out
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Turning an idea into a classic Kiwi business story

Tuesday 04 July 2017, 4:53PMTurning an idea into a classic Kiwi business story
Miri Skincare's balm has only just gone on sale in pharmacies around New Zealand, and is the result of its founder Paul Jarvis wanting to produce something better using Kiwi products.

Chinese market has untapped potential as well as pitfalls

Friday 09 June 2017, 10:51AMChinese market has untapped potential as well as pitfalls
A growing middle class in China has meant increased demand for New Zealand natural health products. This has brought more opportunities, but doing business in China can be risky.

Natural products regulation delayed until after the election

Friday 09 June 2017, 10:39AMNatural products regulation delayed until after the election
The wait for the Government to implement the natural products regulations continues, with nothing happening until after the general election in September
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Blogs

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Julie_Anne Genter

Public health a major focus

By Julie_Anne Genter Wednesday 05 July 2017, 2:48PM Comments 0
 
Mark Longley

Investigation prompts crackdown

By Mark Longley Wednesday 05 July 2017, 1:37PM Comments 0
 
Thom McKenzie

Make your bank your business partner

By Thom McKenzie Tuesday 04 July 2017, 5:08PM Comments 0
 
Norman Edwards

What a retired pharmacist gets up to

By Norman Edwards Wednesday 28 June 2017, 4:18PM Comments 0
 

Rotorua's ripped pharmacist

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What do pharmacists do to relax once they have hung up the white coat at the end of the day? Mr Sue a full-time pharmacist at Life Pharmacy Chartwell The Base shows off his and his staffs breakdancing moves in the Running man challenge.

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Schools' News

News from New Zealand's pharmacy schools

Proposal to turn philosophy of pharmacy on its head

Wednesday 05 July 2017, 3:16PMProposal to turn philosophy of pharmacy on its head
Otago School of Pharmacy re­searchers propose a philosophical framework for the profession in a paper recently published in the journal Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy

Double treble: Three sets of twins begin pharmacy studies

Wednesday 05 July 2017, 3:50PMDouble treble: Three sets  of twins begin pharmacy studies
University of Otago School of Pharmacy staff could be forgiven for doing a double take – not once, not twice, but three times this year with three sets of twins beginning their pharmacy studies.

Evidence plan gathers momentum to drive pharmacy forward

Wednesday 05 July 2017, 3:47PMEvidence plan gathers momentum to drive pharmacy forward
Work is continuing behind the scenes to develop an evidence plan resulting from this year’s Forward Pharmacy symposium to drive the profession forward.
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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
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