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Getting pharmacy back on schedule: S3 debate

Getting pharmacy back on schedule: S3 debate

Moves are afoot to revive the dormant process of moving some prescription medicines to the Schedule 3 category. But is pharmacy ready for this? And is it currently handling S3 well? Chris Brooker and…

Quality service wins out

Quality service wins out

Setting out a bold mission statement for their pharmacy’s professional service-based future has helped propel this year’s Pharmacy of the Year winner, Charnwood Capital Chemist, to success.

APP2014: iPad Air Competition

APP2014: iPad Air Competition

WIN with Pharmacy News. As part of our APP2014 coverage we are offering readers the chance to win an iPad Air! All you have to do is answer one question and we will pick a winner. Click here to enter.

Get the latest from APP2014

Get the latest from APP2014

Pharmacy News is bringing you the APP news first; look out for our unique special edition conference coverage newsletters from Thursday –Sunday, and exclusive content available on our new online…

Hitting the ground running

Hitting the ground running

A busy agenda awaits George Tambassis as he begins his first full year as national president of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia

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Police question Essendon pharmacist over $12,000

Police question Essendon pharmacist over $12,000

A pharmacist involved in the Essendon supplement scandal has been interviewed by Victorian Police following claims his company overcharged one of Australia’s richest men.

ASMI responds to criticism over complementary meds

ASMI responds to criticism over complementary meds

The Australian Self Medication Industry (ASMI) says there is a growing evidence base to support the use of complementary medicines, following a columnist’s claim that that pharmacists should think twice about selling alternative therapies.

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Opinion

United for the future of pharmacy

David Quilty, Pharmacy Guild of Australia executive director

United for the future of pharmacy

There is clear evidence of a growing unity of purpose as the pharmacy sector prepares for the looming Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement negotiations.

Overcoming fear to provide the best service

Katie Hayes, Tasmanian PSA Branch Committee Member and 2013 PSA Young Pharmacist of the Year

Overcoming fear to provide the best service

It is easy to become disheartened with the negativity in the media directed at pharmacists and the frequent attempts to discredit the profession. However, I believe there is much to take heart in.

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Education

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Business

What Happened Last Year and How to Improve this Year

What Happened Last Year and How to Improve this Year

We see, hear and witness almost every week failure of businesses around us. We hear about the large companies, and also see in our travels many other smaller ones fall by the wayside. Companies fail essentially due to poor management, poor financial control and in some cases fraud.

Make sure your super rate is right

Make sure your super rate is right

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is urging all employers to ensure they have implemented the super guarantee rate rise that came into effect from 1 July.

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Guest Content

Expanding the role of pharmacists: How space impacts service

Expanding the role of pharmacists: How space impacts service

With the trend towards added consulting services and a host of specialised products far beyond that of the traditional product dispenser, pharmacies are facing the increasing need to adapt their store space to accommodate their added responsibilities.

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Travel

Bed down with Bond

Bed down with Bond

James Bond is not only a master of martinis, martial arts and seduction - he also has impeccable taste in hotels. travel weekly partnered up with Qantas to find six hotels with a 007 cameo role

Wine tasting around Australia

Wine tasting around Australia

Qantas epiQure invites their members for some ultimate wine tasting

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