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Fess up to sinusitis
With as many as 1.9 million Generics opt-out flagged MIMS partners with
CareRight
Australians suffering from chronic Next weeks federal budget forcing a default generic option
sinusitis and 3.7 million suffering The CareRight medical specialist
will see significant changes to the would not be in the patients
from allergic rhinitis, the Pharmacy software platform provided by
way medications are prescribed in interests.
Guild has Clintel has gone live with a full
Australia, with generic versions of Other groups including the
said that it integration of the MIMS Medicines
drugs to be the default option in Consumers Health Forum and the
is likely that Data Base and Evidence Based
doctors prescribing software. Pharmacy Guild have come out in
pharmacy Decision Support a key part of the
One of several medication-related favour of the change, with Guild
assistants browser-based system.
measures estimated to save the President George Tambassis saying
will encounter customers seeking Clintel and MIMS have had a
government $1.8 billion over five generic substitution policy is good
relief from sinusitis and allergic long relationship, with the MIMS
years, the initiative will change the policy for the government.
rhinitis every day of the week. database integrated into the
prescription of generic medication I think its good policy for the
Guild Learning and Development companys The Specialist practice
to an opt-out system, although patients so its a win-win - it gives
has partnered with Care management system.
doctors will still be able to actively the government a little bit more
Pharmaceuticals, the makers of the The new CareRight platform is
choose the brand name drug. room to actually sustain the PBS
Fess Sinu-Cleanse range of nasal a completely new product built
The Royal Australian College of and actually gives the patients
congestion products, to develop a as a fully configurable system,
General Practitioners supported the more choice as well, he said.
QCPP Refresher Training approved so ensuring a new and smarter
measure, with president Bastian The budget is also expected to
course for pharmacy assistants. integration of the MIMS data was
Seidel saying if we are committed formalise a new agreement with
The course will help pharmacy an imperative, said Clintel md Nick
to getting new expensive drugs Medicines Australia which would
assistants complete their required Cuthbertson.
on the PBS doctors should be see prices the government pays
hours of QCPP Refresher Training. He said the modular design of
committed to prescribing generics for PBS medicines still on patent
Visit guild.org.au/training or ring CareRight means it is suitable for a
when appropriate. progressively reduce every 5 years.
03 9810 9930 for details. range of applications, but the prime
However peak doctors group the
one to date has been complex
Australian Medical Association is
against the move, with AMA vice
GSK 2016 results medical specialists who are also
Glaxosmithklines doing day surgery, and multi-site/
president Tony Bartone saying
pharmaceuticals and vaccines multi-state organisations.
business in Australia recorded
ACCC pings Ramsay almost $1 billion in revenue last
The Australian Competition and
year, with a pre-tax profit of $47m. Medical cannabis here
According to data provided The first shipments of medical
Consumer Commission (ACCC)
Prescribing has instituted proceedings in the
to the Australian Securities and cannabis products to be imported
Confidence with Federal Court against Ramsay
Investments Commission by into Australia under new legislation
the company, GSK Consumer have arrived in Perth.
BioCeuticals Health Care Australia for alleged
Healthcare Australia also recorded Three types of cannabis oils
anti-competitive conduct involving
& IMgateway misuse of market power and
revenue of $411 million and profit were received from Canadian firm
before tax of $33 million with key CanniMed by ASX-listed Creso
Quickly and easily access exclusive dealing in the Coffs
brands including Panadol, Voltaren, Pharma and WA medicinal cannabis
drug and herb interaction Harbour region.
Sensodyne and Polident. wholesaler Health House.
information via your A group of surgeons planning
BioCeuticals website The HIV-focused ViiV Healthcare Creso Pharma chief operating
to set up a competing private day
login for free joint venture with Pfizer reported officer David Russell described the
surgery facility were allegedly
sales of $78 million, up 35% and a shipment as a ground-breaking
Easy to understand advised by Ramsay that their access
pre-tax profit of $2.7 million. moment for patients and the
traffic-light system to to operating theatre time at Baringa
instantly view warnings See au.gsk.com for more detail. medical industry in Australia.
Hospital would be restricted or
and cautions even withdrawn.
Comprehensive, ACCC chairman Rod Sims alleged
independently verified that this was anticompetitive
herb and nutrient drug behaviour and misuse of market
interaction information power and consequently is seeking
at your fingertips
pecuniary penalties, declarations,
compliance program orders, and
costs from Ramsay. BOOKKEEPING, PAYROLL,
Last year Ramsay flagged a ONLINE DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT
major expansion of its pharmacy
operations (PD 31 Aug 2016), Only a pharmacist can truly understand
with the aim of establishing a your business
group of community pharmacies
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or call 1300 650 455
across the country and a network Click here to receive an online quote or
www.bioceuticals.com.au currently comprising 28 outlets in phone 1800 961 962
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TerryWhite Chemmart hosts record member Masterclass

FOUR hundred pharmacists and Chemmart, TerryWhite Chemists, Maxman IV, Oh Baby! RPMA lodgement
support staff attended TerryWhite Chemmart and Chemplus for the
Chemmarts 2017 Masterclass and Dragon Max alert The Federal Department of
first time.
event which was held this week at Health has reminded pharmacy
TerryWhite Chemmart ceo The Therapeutic Goods
the Pullman Hotel in Melbournes owners that applications and
Anthony White said the 2017 Administration (TGA) has issued
Albert Park, Vic. renewals for the Rural Pharmacy
Masterclass event took a formal warnings around Maxman
The conference featured a range Maintenance Allowance (RPMA)
360-degree approach to delivering IV and Oh Baby! capsules, both of
of speakers across fields of change are now being accepted for the
improved frontline healthcare which have been found to contain
& disruption, mental health, 2017/18 financial year.
as the pharmacists looked at the undisclosed prescription-only
ageing, obstetrics, memory loss & As part of the Sixth Community
new ways of working together product sildenafil.
paediatrics. Pharmacy Agreement, it was
with doctors and other health Dragon Max capsules were also
Some of the key presenters agreed that the Community
professionals. named as containing the similarly
included change expert Rachael Pharmacy Programs, including the
Professional practice manager illegal tadalafil.
Robertson, who took on a gruelling RPMA, would continue until the
for the TerryWhite Chemmart All products were identified as
leadership challenge in Antarctica, minister determines otherwise and
group Simon Furletti said covering not having been assessed by the
along with midwife Cath Curtin, will be subject to a independent
elements from clinical practice, TGA for quality, safety or efficacy
advocate for ongoing support for cost effectiveness assessment - per
business skills and techniques as required under Australian
families following newborns, as clause 6.1.3 of the 6CPA.
would better collaborate with both legislation, and the places of
well as Amanda Wheeler, Professor Pharmacies will need to confirm
patients and other health care manufacture were not approved by
of Mental Health at Griffith their continued eligibility for the
practitioners and that pharmacists the TGA.
University. program by completing the RMPA
are better equipped to spend time
This was the third year the Certification Statement by 14 Jun
engaging with consumers.
Masterclass has been running New pharmacy role this year, while those who wish
Apotex allowed TerryWhite
and involved member pharmacies to apply de novo will need to
Chemmart to offer Masterclass at The Victorian branch of the
across brands including TerryWhite complete an RPMA Application by
no cost to members. Pharmacy Guild has announced the same date.
a new central role in managing Visit 6cpa.com.au for the links.
asthma surges in the state.
Pharmacies will be alerted to
This week Pharmacy Daily and Dreambaby are giving readers the chance to such events by an app that is being EMA Brexit fallout
win each day the new Dreambaby EZY-Reach Organiser. developed by the Guild branch. The European Medicines
With its generous storage, its just the thing to store When triple zero operators are Agency (EMA) met with European
all your must-haves when youre out with little ones. asked for help with asthma-attack Union member states this week
It has two internal drink holders and also comes with patients, they will advise people to develop principles around
a Zip-On, Zip-Off wristlet with headphone access. to seek the help of the nearest evaluation and monitoring of
Available in two colours, black or grey. RRP: $29.95. pharmacy, hospital or GP. medicines sharing subsequent to
#dreambabysafety @dreambabysafety. For more visit The new approach highlights Britains exit from the EU.
www.dreambaby.com.au or call (02) 9386 4000. the significant role pharmacists They determined to provide
played in last years asthma business continuity, a high level of
To win, be the first person from WA to send the correct answer to the thunderstorm in Victoria when they quality of scientific assessment and
question below to comp@pharmacydaily.com.au stayed open later than usual and legal compliance as well as ensuring
Does the new Dreambaby EZY-Reach Organiser come with a Zip-On, contacted each other to distribute knowledge retention, ease of
Zip-Off wristlet or headphone access or both? Ventolin and provide support. implementation and both medium
Congratulations to yesterdays winner, Anita Bruzzese from Good Price Pharmacy Warehouse. CLICK HERE for the event report. and long-term sustainability.

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