AUSTRALIA’S medicines supply chain is showing signs of “stress and strain”, says Pharmacy Guild executive director David Quilty, who has confirmed that Health Minister Greg Hunt has tasked his departmental officials to come up with a Medicines Shortage Strategy.
Banana Boat sure of SPF
EDGEWELL Personal Care, the manufactures of Banana Boat aerosol sunscreens, has strongly refuted claims by Bannister Law that the products do not meet SPF50+ claims (PD yesterday).
SHPA landmark year
ACCOLADES and accomplishment denoted last weekend’s Society of Hospital Pharmacists (SHPA) annual conference, Medicines Management 2017, described by the organisation as celebrating a ‘landmark year’.
Banana Boat class action
LEGAL firm Bannister Law has confirmed it is investigating a potential class action against Edgewell Personal Care Australia Pty Ltd, the makers of Banana Boat Aerosol sunscreens.
6CPA RMMR consultation
THE Department of Health has appointed consultancy firm Urbis to undertake a review of the Quality Use of Medicines component of the Residential Medication Management Review Program.
6CPA data collection focus
THE Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) has announced the launch of a new resource hub to help pharmacists implement new and expanded Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement (6CPA) programs, with data collection established to demonstrate the impact of these services on patient health outcomes.
Barras SHPA Medal of Merit
DR MICHAEL Barras, a Fellow of the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA), has been announced as the recipient of the prestigious SHPA Medal of Merit, challenging all hospital pharmacists to sharpen their research skills to drive the profession forward.
SHPA mentoring program
THE Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) has launched a new Mentoring Program which will “empower pharmacists to build their confidence, sharpen their focus, dismantle barriers and grow job satisfaction”.
Ramsay rides ageing wave
LISTED hospitals and healthcare company Ramsay Health Care is seeing its business volume grow driven by the ageing population in Australia, md Craig McNally told investors at the company’s annual general meeting yesterday.
Advanced practice alliance
THE Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA), the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) and the Pharmacy Guild of Australia have joined to announce the launch of an Advanced Practice Collaborative, a think tank designed to progress advanced pharmacy practice in Australia.
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