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Thursday, 9 January 2014
Health 11:03AM
Guild pleased there is no change in liquid paracetamol and ibuprofen classification

The Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand (the Guild) was delighted to note the recent decision by the Medicine’s Classification Committee (MCC) not to re-classify paracetamol and ibuprofen liquids from a pharmacy-only medicine to a general sales product.

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Health 10:46AM
Guild pleased there is no change in liquid paracetamol and ibuprofen classification

The Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand (the Guild) was delighted to note the recent decision by the Medicine’s Classification Committee (MCC) not to re-classify paracetamol and ibuprofen liquids from a pharmacy-only medicine to a general sales product.

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Health 10:34AM
Guild pleased there is no change in liquid paracetamol and ibuprofen classification

The Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand (the Guild) was delighted to note the recent decision by the Medicine’s Classification Committee (MCC) not to re-classify paracetamol and ibuprofen liquids from a pharmacy-only medicine to a general sales product.

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Friday, 15 November 2013
Health 10:22AM
Guild looks forward to MCC meeting outcome

The Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand (the Guild) is looking forward to learning the outcome of the latest Medicines Classification Committee (MCC) meeting that was held this week.

391 views

Friday, 18 October 2013
Health 12:13PM
Prescription Subsidy Card - do you know what it is?

The Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand (the Guild) is concerned that recent media coverage relating to the $2 increase in co-payment for prescriptions has left out an important message.

427 views

Tuesday, 16 July 2013
Health 9:32AM
Pharmacists at the ready with professional health advice

Patients can get easily accessible, timely and professional health advice from their local community pharmacist, says Pharmacy Guild President Karen Crisp, in reaction to current news reports that hospital emergency departments are being swamped by patients with ‘minor ailments’.

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Monday, 24 June 2013
Health 2:45PM
Guild welcomes new Board member

The Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand Inc (the Guild) is pleased to announce the appointment of David Bullen to its Board of Directors.

452 views

Monday, 20 May 2013
Health 9:33PM
Announcement of Ministry of Health Chief Advisor - pharmacy focus

The Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand (the Guild) is pleased to hear of the creation of a pharmacy-focused Chief Advisor at the Ministry of Health, and the appointment of Andi Shirtcliffe into the role.

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Thursday, 28 February 2013
Pharmacy 1:19PM
Pharmacies assist caregivers in baby bottle checks

The Ministry of Consumer Affairs (now part of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment) has discovered that some baby bottles being sold in New Zealand have inaccurate volume indicator markings on them.

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Thursday, 26 July 2012
Pharmacy 2:54PM
Pharmacy profession supports new Agreement

MEDIA RELEASE 26 July 2012 The Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand (the Guild) is delighted that all community pharmacies, including their members, have signed the new Pharmacy Services Agreement (PSA).

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Friday, 9 March 2012
Health 9:41AM
Pharmacy Guilds sign memorandum of understanding

MEDIA RELEASE 9 March 2012 Pharmacy Guilds sign memorandum of understanding The Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand (the Guild) and the Pharmacy Guild of Australia (PGoA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), further strengthening the well-established relationship between the organisations.

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Wednesday, 22 February 2012
Health 9:44AM
GSK refuses to pay pharmacists for recall work

MEDIA RELEASE 22 February 2012 GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is refusing to pay invoices from community pharmacists for the work done in managing a patient level medicine recall in 2010 – even after GSK lost their case in the district court.

395 views

Monday, 20 February 2012
Health 10:09AM
Putting the focus on healthy skin

Having healthy skin is not just about appearances.

335 views

Thursday, 16 February 2012
Health 9:19AM
Putting the focus on healthy skin

Having healthy skin is not just about appearances.

349 views

Wednesday, 11 January 2012
News 12:41PM
Guild congratulates Taranaki pharmacist for QSM honour

The Guild would like to congratulate Howard Anderson, the original owner of Patea Pharmacy, for being awarded a Queen’s Service Medal in the New Year’s Honours List.

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Tuesday, 20 December 2011
Health 9:31AM
Community pharmacies are holiday heroes

Community pharmacies are holiday heroes for families who have health emergencies or run out of medicines while away from home, says the Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand (Inc) President, Karen Crisp.

425 views

Monday, 19 December 2011
Health 9:52AM
Quitting smoking could be best Christmas present

Smokers can give themselves and their families the best Christmas present by kicking the habit, says the Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand.

356 views

Wednesday, 14 December 2011
Health 9:35AM
Guild welcomes $12 million rheumatic fever funding boost

All New Zealanders will reap a benefit from the doubling in funding dedicated to fighting rheumatic fever, says the Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand Chief Executive, Annabel Young.

416 views

Monday, 12 December 2011
Health 9:28AM
Updated Pharmacy Translation Kit now in 11 languages

Patients who have difficulty with the English language can now get good healthy advice in one of 11 languages from their community pharmacy, thanks to the updated Pharmacy Translation Kit.

327 views

Thursday, 17 November 2011
Health 3:01PM
Community pharmacy welcomes an increased role in warfarin monitoring

An announcement by the Health Minister, Tony Ryall, that the Government intends to launch a nationwide pharmacy-based warfarin monitoring service is welcome news for the future of community pharmacy, says the Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand President, Karen Crisp.

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Wednesday, 2 November 2011
Politics 10:28AM
Guild invites politicians to be seen in a community pharmacy

The Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand wants MPs and candidates on the election trail to be seen in pharmacies around the country as a way of demonstrating their interest in their local community's health needs.

344 views

Tuesday, 1 November 2011
Health 10:44AM
Guild welcomes amendments to the Pharmaceutical Schedule

The Guild welcomes changes announced by PHARMAC to the General Rules in the Pharmaceutical Schedule that will allow pharmacists to amend certain types of prescriptions.

382 views

Friday, 21 October 2011
Health 3:50PM
No GSK appeal is good news, says the Guild

The Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand has welcomed a decision by GlaxoSmithKline New Zealand Ltd (GSK) not to pursue an appeal in the High Court over last month’s District Court decision about a faulty medicines recall.

552 views

Monday, 3 October 2011
Health 2:40PM
Judgement agrees that pharmacists have a right to be paid

The Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand has welcomed a court decision in the case between GlaxoSmithKline NZ Ltd (GSK) and Ian Johnson Pharmacy Ltd (IJPL) over the recall of suspected faulty medication.

453 views

Thursday, 22 September 2011
Health 1:59PM
Community pharmacy ready to take part in public health campaigns

Community pharmacy would have been perfectly placed to support a rheumatic fever campaign in south Auckland that is reportedly under-funded and under-resourced, says Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand Chief Executive, Annabel Young.

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Friday, 9 September 2011
Health 9:23AM
Community pharmacists ready for injury time at RWC

Pharmacies are standing ready to assist Rugby World Cup visitors who may need health or medical advice during their stay in New Zealand, says the Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand.

338 views

Thursday, 1 September 2011
News 5:25PM
GuildLink® system allows pharmacists to focus more on patients

Community pharmacists now have an easier and more streamlined way to manage and improve their quality practice.

518 views

Tuesday, 30 August 2011
Health 1:49PM
Community pharmacists welcome improvements to prescribers' software

Changes made by Medtech Global to its prescribing software will help reduce prescription errors and enhance patient safety, says the Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand.

307 views

Thursday, 18 August 2011
Health 11:11AM
Guild welcomes decision to allow pharmacists to give flu vaccines

The Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand has welcomed a decision by the Medical Officers of Health authorising qualified pharmacists to deliver the unsubsidised influenza vaccine to patients in Auckland, Bay of Plenty and the Waikato.

350 views

Wednesday, 17 August 2011
Health 11:19AM
Budgeting help should go further - Pharmacy Guild

The Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand (Inc) welcomes the proposal, announced by the National Party in the weekend, to review the support given to 16 to 18 year old beneficiaries when it comes to managing money received from the Government, but says that the proposal does not go far enough.

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