PGA Newsletter - Vol.1 No.29 November 2011

Guild mourns passing of former National Councillor The Pharmacy Guild is mourning the passing last week of former National Councillor from South Australia, Barry Schultz (pictured left with Guild National President Kos Sclavos and Federal Minister…

Continued Dispensing in Best Interests of Patients

24 November 2011 The move towards continued dispensing of medicines by pharmacists in defined circumstances will deliver better health outcomes for Australian consumers and should be supported by Federal Parliament. Continued dispensing is one…

Consumers Forum Mixed Up on Pharmacy Agreement

27 November 2011 The Consumers Health Forum has published an analysis of the Fifth Community Pharmacy Agreement which welcomed the Agreement and applauded the level of consultation with consumers. The analysis, published in May 2010 at the time…

PGA Newsletter - Vol.1 No.28 November 2011

Annual Dinner address Community pharmacists are the essential link in our health system between doctors, pharmaceutical manufacturers, hospitals – of course Government fits in there somewhere! – and the people we all aim to serve, the millions…

Australian Pharmacist Newsletter - Vol.30, No. 12, December 2011

Combination use of methotrexate and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs Methotrexate is a disease modifying anti-rheumatic drug (DMARD) widely used for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis and other systemic rheumatic disorders.…

Meeting of the Pharmacy Board of Australia - 25 November 2011

The Pharmacy Board of Australia met on 25 November 2011 in Fremantle, Western Australia. Meeting in Western Australia The Board conducted its November meeting in Western Australia. The two day visit also provided an opportunity to meet with…

PGA Newsletter - Vol.1 No.29 November 2011

Guild mourns passing of former National Councillor The Pharmacy Guild is mourning the passing last week of former National Councillor from South Australia, Barry Schultz (pictured left with Guild National President Kos Sclavos and Federal Minister…