An apple a day keeps the doctor away

An apple a day keeps the doctor away
Monday 29 May 2017, 12:18PM

A pharmacy in Dunedin is boosting the health of its patients, one free apple at a time.

Going the extra mile for cancer

Friday 26 May 2017, 3:06PMGoing the extra mile for cancer
Three young Kiwis have embarked on the trip of a lifetime to raise money for a worthy charity with the support of a Kiwi pharmacy brand.

Budget not "earth shattering" for pharmacy

Thursday 25 May 2017, 4:35PMBudget not
The Government’s new Budget doesn’t have any specific titbits for pharmacists but the sector may be able to benefit from millions of dollars set aside to fund new health services, pharmacy sector stakeholders say

Budget delivers boost to health funding but not a lot for pharmacy

Thursday 25 May 2017, 2:35PMBudget delivers boost to health funding but not a lot for pharmacy
Aside from an already released boost to Pharmac’s coffers there was very little for pharmacy in today’s Budget.

FIP publishes overview of models for reporting medicines shortages

Monday 22 May 2017, 3:36PMFIP publishes overview of models for reporting medicines shortages
Global medicines shortages have worsened according to a report released last week by the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP).
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Media Releases

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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

$3.76m health support for Kaikoura & Marlborough

Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman Minister of HealthFriday 09 December 2016, 11:29AM

Heart Foundation supports sugary drinks action

Friday 09 December 2016, 10:55AM
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Ensuring your customer gets the right experience

Wednesday 03 May 2017, 10:37AMEnsuring your customer gets the right experience
Good customer service is key to growing your business experts say

It's time to talk about men's health

Wednesday 03 May 2017, 11:17AMIt's time to talk about men's health
Talking about health, let alone actually seeing a doctor is not high up on most men's lists. But early detection can prevent a whole host of men's health issues from being fatal. So is it time to man up to health in New Zealand?

Let's talk about fungal nails

Tuesday 04 April 2017, 4:34PMLet's talk about fungal nails
Fungal nails are unsightly, uncomfortable and can be tough to get rid of, but they are a condition pharmacists can help treat.
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Good innings for Kiwi company

Wednesday 03 May 2017, 10:10AMGood innings for Kiwi company
New Zealand pharmaceutical company Pharmaco turned 50 earlier this year with a party in Auckland. Managing director Chandra Selvadurai is looking forward to steering the company towards the next milestone.

Business climate good despite global political turmoil

Wednesday 03 May 2017, 10:25AMBusiness climate good despite global political turmoil
In his state of the nation address at the annual Natural Products New Zealand Summit in Nelson, ASB Bank chief economist Nick Tuffley spoke about the international market conditions and their impact on New Zealand and, according to him, interesting times await.

Growth to fuel ­innovation in ­natural products sector

Wednesday 03 May 2017, 10:17AMGrowth to fuel ­innovation in ­natural products sector
The natural products business is big business, and it’s only going to get bigger, according to a UK market researcher.
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Blogs

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Norman Edwards

Taking ownership of dispensing errors

By Norman Edwards Thursday 13 April 2017, 2:03PM Comments 2
 
Dr Scripterrious

Mystery Script

By Dr Scripterrious Thursday 02 February 2017, 9:25AM Comments 0
 
Norman Edwards

Confessions of a Locum

By Norman Edwards Monday 16 January 2017, 12:11PM Comments 0
 
Aden Holmes

Celebrations as Otago pharmacy students graduate

By Aden Holmes Monday 09 January 2017, 2:12PM Comments 0
 

Hippies vs Hipsters

Monday 01 May 2017, 9:57AM Comments 0
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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

Reducing side effects from medicines (1)

Thursday 04 May 2017, 12:02PMReducing side effects from medicines (1)
Turning weapons of mass destruction into precision-guided munitions sounds like something out of a sci-fi movie, but it’s all in a day’s work for Sarah Hook and Allan Gamble

New curriculum aims to produce work-savvy pharmacists

Thursday 04 May 2017, 12:09PMNew curriculum aims to  produce work-savvy pharmacists
A new Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharm) degree curriculum will be rolled out at the Otago School of Pharmacy, with a focus on integrated learning with an innovative “capstone” final year programme

Research backbone of new pharmacy role

Thursday 04 May 2017, 12:07PMResearch backbone of new pharmacy role
Community pharmacist-turned-PhD student Patti Napier’s research is behind one of the newest initiatives in pharmacy – accuracy-checking technicians.
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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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Managing Pain work book references

Thursday 20 April 2017, 8:24AM

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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