Mackay pharmacist wins PSA QUM in Pain Management Award

Reference: http://www.psa.org.au/archives/12476 -- 17 June 2012 Mackay consultant pharmacist Joyce McSwan has won the 2012 PSA Award for QUM in Pain Management. Presenting the award, PSA national President Grant Kardachi said it recognised…

Counselling guide for non-prescription medicines

Reference: http://www.psa.org.au/archives/12167 -- 7  June 2012 Counselling of patients within the pharmacy setting is an increasingly important role for pharmacists as the emphasis on advice and provision of professional services gathers…

Pharmacists: the vital role [Youtube Video]

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MPA website to foster clarity on the PBS

Reference: http://www.guild.org.au/iwov-resources/documents/The_Guild/tab-News_and_events/Guild_News_Centre/2012/MR_mpa_website_15June12.pdf -- The Medicines Partnership of Australia has launched a new website aimed at givingthe public, government…

When the going gets tough…

Reference: http://www.guild.org.au/iwov-resources/documents/The_Guild/tab-News_and_events/Guild_News_Centre/2012/MR_PBN_launch_6June12.pdf -- “More pharmacies have gone bankrupt in the past year than in the previous ten years put together.”…

[Publication - Forefront]: Issue 20~23

Forefront is a regular e-newsletter from the Pharmacy Guild of Australia.  Subscription is free and – while content is produced with Guild members in mind as the primary audience – open to anyone interested in news and current events…

[ReAct SPOTLIGHT] Focus on Burden of Antibiotic Resistance, 31 May, 2012

Reference: http://www.reactgroup.org/news/241/18.html -- ReAct SPOTLIGHT Focus on Burden of Antibiotic Resistance, 31 May, 2012 This issue of ReAct Spotlight focuses on the burden of antibiotic resistance. The recently published ReAct factsheet…

News in 1 Shot (05/25/12)

Summary WPPF News Update Topic News * Opening remarks of WHO by Dr Henk Bekedam Asia Pacific Conference on National Medicines Policies, Sydney, 26 May 2012 * Much loved and respected WHO Western Pacific Pharmacy Leader announces…