MPS 45th Annual Seminar: Focus on Non-Communicable Diseases

08-May-2012 Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society        45th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING & SEMINAR FINAL ANNOUNCEMENT Focus on Non-Communicable Diseases                                  18th – 20th May 2012Holiday…

Pharmacies to Be Accredited

26-Apr-2012 Move will ensure there will be no monopoly over medicine and healthcare, says society Wednesday, April 25, 2012 - 15:56 by Azril Annuar PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society (MPS) is working with the Health…

Nominations for Excellence Awards

Excellence awards The PSA Excellence Awards are the pharmacy profession’s most prestigious, recognising individual achievement and the important contribution the profession makes to Australian society. The awards acknowledge the achievers…

Budget Confirms Price Disclosure Impact

8 May 2012  Tonight’s Budget will enable pharmacists to focus on the health needs of patients after a series of budgetary and financial measures caused great uncertainty in the profession, the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia says.  Acting…

Pharmacists Welcome an eHealth Future

8 may 2012 The commitment of funding in the Budget to continue the rollout of a national eHealth system has been welcomed by the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia.   Acting President of the PSA, Claire O’Reilly, said the $233.7 million…

Pharmacists Join Heart Campaign

6 May 2012 Pharmacists across Australia this week are helping to raise public awareness of heart attack warning signs by taking part in Heart Week (6-12 May) activities, particularly the new Heart Foundation program ‘Will you recognise your…

PGA Newsletter - Vol.2 No.17 8th May,2012

PBS expenditure estimates reduced by $2.1 billion The Budget highlights the success of Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) Reforms, implemented with the cooperation of the pharmaceutical industry, and negotiated in parallel with the Government…

PGA Newsletter - Vol.2 No.16 2nd May,2012

Harm minimisation in community pharmacy The Pharmacy Guild of Australia’s Victoria Branch and independent not-for-profit health organisation Anex will sign a Memorandum of Understanding at Martin Didzys’ Pharmacy in Altona tomorrow. Both…

PGA Newsletter - Vol.2 No.15 26th Apr.,2012

Guild and NACCHO working together The National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) and the PharmacyGuild of Australia have developed a joint position paper aimed at maintaining and improving access to important medicines…

Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) Scorecard

4th May May 2012 - PBS expenditure now falling in real termsFigure 1 Recent PBS data shows no growth in real terms - Growth in government expenditure on the PBS in the 12 months to 31 March 2012 was just 0.8%. After adjusting for inflation,…