Heather Saxena

Heather Saxena

Senior Reporter

Published Articles

Sigma profits plunge 23% in 'pretty interesting' year

CEO Mark Hooper is looking for new options in a world without CWH.
21 March 2019

Metformin shortages continue with 19 products unavailable

MMRV vaccine disruption averted thanks to substitute product.
21 March 2019

Financial statements indicate fall in Chemist Warehouse profits

But Gance and Verrocchi say results are satisfactory, given changes in the business.
20 March 2019

Can pharmacists and My Health Record reduce adverse events post-discharge?

Community pharmacists will help test a new approach.
19 March 2019

Nifedipine linked with cardiac arrest

European study shows increased risk of out-of-hospital arrest with higher doses of the drug.
19 March 2019

9 reasons to check inactive ingredients in oral meds

US researchers find most medicines contain ingredients known to cause allergy or exacerbate intolerances.
18 March 2019

Guild warns pharmacists to prepare for next round of price disclosure

Some reductions are not on the list released in January.
18 March 2019

API takes a swipe at Sigma after merger rejection

It says pharmacists would have been better off if the deal went ahead.
14 March 2019

Meet the new president of the PSA

Chris Freeman has a track record of making things happen.
14 March 2019