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Better diabetes education could save billions : 18/07/2014 :

A new report released this week to mark National Diabetes Week (13-19 July) suggests that big savings to the national health budget could be achieved by providing diabetes education programs to all people with diabetes.

The Deloitte Access Economics report, Benefits of Credentialled Diabetes Educators to people with diabetes in Australia, concludes the savings in 2014 alone would be $3.9 billion if diabetes education programs were made available to all 1.37 million Australians with diabetes.

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Pharmacists: vaccination services part of the future : 18/07/2014 :

63% of pharmacists voting in this week's AusPharm poll believe in-pharmacy vaccinations, provided by pharmacists, will soon become a core activity for the profession.

60% of this group believe in-pharmacy vaccination servcies will involve 'many different vaccines' while 40% told us they think only flu vaccines will be on the pharmacy menu.

Only 18% voted 'no' in the poll with the remaining 19% saying it was too soon to tell.

 

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New pharmacist appointed to approve ads : 18/07/2014 :

Pharmacist Benison O’Reilly has been appointed by the Australian Self Medication Industry (ASMI) as the group's new Advertising Services Associate.

Along with ASMI Advertising Services Manager, Jane Wurth, Ms O’Reilly will be responsible for pre-approving advertisements for TV, radio, mainstream newspapers and magazines, cinema and public display e.g. billboards, posters, public transport - a function delegated to ASMI by the Commonwealth Department of Health.

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Carter: real-time reporting a health priority : 17/07/2014 :

Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) NSW President, Dr Stephen Carter, has urged health authorities in NSW to immediately allocate funds for the implementation of a real time reporting facility for Schedule 8 drugs.

The desirability of a real-time prescription reporting facility has been given renewed impetus in a study released recently highlighting the increasing risks of opioid misuse.

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Smoking rates halved since 1991: new drug use data released : 17/07/2014 :

Smoking rates in Australia continue to drop, according to new data from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).

The key findings from the AIHW’s 2013 National Drug Strategy Household Survey, released online today, show that fewer Australians are smoking daily. The daily smoking rate dropped significantly between 2010 and 2013, from 15.1% to 12.8% among people 14 or older.

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Quilty: profession coming together on 6CPA : 17/07/2014 :

There is clear evidence, says Guild Executive Director David Quilty, of a growing unity of purpose in the pharmacy sector as it prepares for Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement negotiations.

Strong leadership is being exhibited across the pharmacy sector, believes Mr Quilty, and "there is a growing and shared determination to ensure that the next Agreement achieves the dual goals of securing the viability of community pharmacy and broadening the professional role of pharmacists as trusted health practitioners".

Writing in ths week's Forefront, he singles out the PSA - and its recently re-elected President Grant Kardachi and new CEO Lance Emerson - for special praise.

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Latest Webstercare newsletter : 16/07/2014 :

Every second month our friends at Webstercare produce a newsletter that is distributed to all aged care homes throughout Australia.

They kindly make it available to pharmacists too, through AusPharm.

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Poll: pharmacist vaccination - part of community pharmacy's future or a passing fad? : 16/07/2014 :

Following the success of the trial of pharmacist delivered flu vaccines in Queensland (QPIP), the Queensland Government announced last week the pilot is to be extended to cover two other adult vaccinations - measles and whooping cough.

At the same time, moves are underway in other Australian states to implement pharmacist vaccination programs in community pharmacies.

Is the success of the QPIP a sign of things to come or will pharmacist vaccination be a passing fad?

What do you think? Please let us know by voting in this week's AusPharm poll.

Following the success of the trial of pharmacist delivered flu vaccines in Queensland (QPIP), the Queensland Government announced last week the pilot is to be extended to cover two other adult vaccinations - measles and whooping cough.

At the same time, moves are underway in other Australian states to implement pharmacist vaccination programs in community pharmacies.

Is the success of the QPIP a sign of things to come or will pharmacist vaccination be a passing fad?

What do you think? Please let us know by voting in this week's AusPharm poll.

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Priceline Pharmacy honoured : 16/07/2014 :

Priceline Pharmacy was yesterday name the winner of the eftpos Australian Retailer of the Year award for 2014.

The award was presented to API CEO Stephen Roche by eftpos Managing Director Mr Bruce Mansfield at a breakfast in Melbourne in front of over 400 people.

Runners up for the award were PANDORA and Supercheap Auto.

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Consumer voices: My preferred future : 15/07/2014 :

NPS Medicinewise has launched a video of consumer voices, in which Australians with various health conditions share their stories and vision for the future of health care in Australia.

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AHPRA turns four, releases updated regulatory principles : 15/07/2014 :

The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) has marked its 4th birthday - on July 1 - by releasing updated regulatory principles to guide its work.

The new principles have been endorsed by all Boards, including the Pharmacy Board, and are designed to guide Boards when making decisions.

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Clozapine to be available from community pharmacies : 14/07/2014 :

In another change to supply arrangements for the PBS Highly Specialised Drugs Programme announced last week, clozapine (maintenance therapy only) will be available to patients in community pharmacies from 1 July 2015.

Patients will no longer need to be receiving care at or from a hospital to be prescribed the drug, however all other patient eligibility criteria remains the same.

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New stroke data released : 14/07/2014 :

A new report to be released today by the National Stroke Foundation maps, for the first time, the impact of stroke across Australian by geographical location.

The Stroke in Australia: No postcode untouched report and website uses data compiled and analysed by Deloitte Access Economics to provide estimates of the number of strokes, survivors and the death rate in each Australian federal electorate.

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Consumers: pharmacy location rules, ownership need to be 'considered' by Competition Policy Review : 14/07/2014 :

Peak consumer group, the Consumers Health Forum (CHF), has questioned whether the 'public interest and the interests of health consumers' are well served by the existing community pharmacy regulatory framework.

In a submission to the Review of National Competition Policy, made public last week, CHF says it believes further investigation of the Community Pharmacy Agreement model is necessary 'to establish whether it is the most effective and efficient way to deliver pharmacy services compared to alternative models'.

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RGH E‑Bulletin: Choosing wisely : 14/07/2014 :

The topic of this week's RGH E‑Bulletin is Choosing wisely.

"The ABIM Foundation was established by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) in 1999 to advance medical professionalism and physician leadership in quality assessment and improvement. The work of the Foundation is based upon four main activities: exploring what it means for physicians to be professionals in the 21st century; stimulating physicians involvement in quality assessment and improvement; bringing together "

Click here to read the bulletin in full. The E‑Bulletins are archived on the AusPharmList website here.

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MIMS Monthly Medicine Update : 14/07/2014 :

The MIMS June/July 2014 Monthly Medicine Update is now available. Click the link to read it now.

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Self Care offers health promotion resources : 14/07/2014 :

The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia’s Self Care program now provides everything a pharmacy needs to run a targeted health promotion.

Chief Executive Officer of the PSA, Dr Lance Emerson, said health promotions were an important part of the changing pharmacy landscape.

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Pharmacy Alliance restructures management team : 14/07/2014 :

The Pharmacy Alliance group has made a number of changes to its senior management structure.

Managing Director, Simon Reynolds, has relinquished the MD role but has assumed the position of Executive Chairman of the group.

Mr Reynolds started Pharmacy Alliance in 2002 - 12 years on the organisation has grown to a member-based network of 460 pharmacies.

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Guild commits to 'practical solutions' for indigenous patients : 11/07/2014 :

The Pharmacy Guild believes a strong case exists for the development of an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander medicines review service that is specifically tailored to the unique needs of remote communities.

Writing in the current issue of Forefront Guild Executive Director David Quilty said there is little doubt that existing medicine adherence and medication management programs, like MedsChecks and Home Medicine Reviews, are impractical and unsuited to the needs of many remote Aboriginal communities.

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O'Chee op ed a hit with the punters : 11/07/2014 :

Within 24 hours of the Pharmacy Guild posting a link on its Facebook page to Bill O'Chee's Brisbane Times opinion piece - Woolworths doesn't care about you - just your money - the post had reached 24,056 people.

This is more than double the previous Guild record for Facebook engagement. The previous post record (Woolworths backs down), set late last week, was just 10,388 over 48 hours.

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