PHARMACISTS' FEES: Ministry will ensure charges won't burden patients

Reference: http://www.mps.org.my/newsmaster.cfm?&menuid=36&action=view&retrieveid=3653 --- Title: PHARMACISTS' FEES: Ministry will ensure charges won't burden patients Date: 02-Aug-2012 Category: The New Straits Times…

KFDA announces proposal for reclassification of medical items

Reference:  http://eng.kpanet.or.kr/bbs/desc.jsp?cat=eng_news&oid=17782&pg=0 ---    Last 5th of June KFDA announced the proposal for reclassification of medicines. This proposal reflects changes in health…

KPA launches the task force team for development and future planning of pharmacists

Reference:  http://eng.kpanet.or.kr/bbs/desc.jsp?cat=eng_news&oid=17781&pg=0 --- Last March, in reaction to the rapidly changing healthcare environment of Korea as well as the world, KPA has launched the…

2012 Pharm EXPO Korea

Reference:  http://eng.kpanet.or.kr/bbs/desc.jsp?cat=eng_news&oid=17780&pg=0 --- DATE : 2012/08/09 The largest national pharmaceutical fair, Pharm Expo, was held at the Daejeon Convention Centre…

KPA opens “pharm-story”, a blog to strengthen connection with the people and patients

Reference: http://eng.kpanet.or.kr/bbs/desc.jsp?cat=eng_news&oid=17779&pg=0 --- To establish an effective communication medium with the KPA established a blog, pharm-story(www.pharm-story.kr) last February.  The…

Medscheck, Diabetes Medscheck guidelines for PSA members

Reference: http://www.psa.org.au/archives/13898 --- 21 August 2012 The PSA has released comprehensive online guidelines for use by pharmacists providing medicines use review (MedsCheck) and diabetes medication management (Diabetes MedsCheck)…

New NZ model under spotlight at PAC12

Reference: http://www.psa.org.au/archives/13882 --- 20 August 2012 PAC12 will bring Australian pharmacists up to date with the new model for pharmacy in New Zealand which will see pharmacists paid to manage patients on chronic therapies,…

PSA Excellence Awards nominations close in two weeks

Reference: http://www.psa.org.au/archives/13744 --- 16 August 2012 Nominations for the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia Awards for Excellence close in two weeks’ time, August 30.   Widely regarded as the pharmacy profession’s…

Sharp drop in average cost of PBS medicines

Reference:  --- Reforms of the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme have produced a large drop in the average cost to government of PBS prescriptions.  The sharp drop is confirmed in the June 2012 PBS data – the first month of data to…

Rural Pharmacy Scholarships announced

Reference:   http://www.guild.org.au/iwov-resources/documents/The_Guild/tab-News_and_events/Guild_News_Centre/2012/MR_scholarships_9Aug12.pdf --- Rural Pharmacy Scholarships announced  The Pharmacy Guild of Australia is pleased to…