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Stretchmarks CPD
The Australian College of
Vaccination game-changer UQ-Emory biotech
startup raises $16m
Pharmacy has launched a new free The rapid national rollout of mumps, rubella, whooping cough,
pharmacist vaccinations over the diphtheria, tetanus and polio... A CLINICAL-STAGE biotechnology
accredited CPD activity relating to
last two years has fundamentally other states and territories are company established by The
the identification and treatment of
changed public perceptions about likely to follow suit, Quilty wrote. University of Queensland (UQ) and
the role of community pharmacy. He noted health insurers were Emory University, based in Atlanta,
Its available to all pharmacists at
Thats a key conclusion drawn beginning to subsidise pharmacist Georgia, to develop novel cancer
no charge - see acp.edu.au.
by Guild executive director David vaccinations, and hailed the work supportive care and anticancer
Quilty in his regular Forefront of the Guild and PSA in developing therapies has raised US$16 million
update yesterday, where he said nationally accredited training. in series A investment.
consumers were increasingly seeing Quilty said vaccinations in The university said the investment
their local community pharmacy as community pharmacies should be from the Brandon Capital-
a broader health destination. integrated into the broader health managed Medical Research
Pharmacist vaccination now system, electronically recorded, Commercialisation Fund and
has a gathering momentum...a uploaded into the Australian Uniseed will enable the company,
number of states and territories Immunisation Register and included called QUE Oncology, to develop its
have expanded the scope, with on the My Health Record. leading drug candidate Q-122 and
Qld adding measles and whooping progress its preclinical pipeline.
cough; South Australia has recently UQ Vice-Chancellor and President
Professor Peter Hj said QUEs
announced it is going further, by Combo concerns success was built on the strong
extending the vaccination authority The NSW Poisons Information
for pharmacists to include measles, relationship between the two
Centre has recorded a ten-fold universities.
increase in calls about dosing UQ and Emory share many
MBS consultation errors relating to new combination research synergies, particularly in
paracetamol-ibuprofen pain the development of treatments
The Taskforce currently reviewing relievers over the last 12 months.
over 5,700 items covered by for cancer, and we are proud
Brands involved are Nuromol and that we have been able to work
the Medicare Benefits Schedule Maxigesic, with common mistakes
has released its third round of together to facilitate this landmark
including adults accidentally investment, Hj said.
recommendations for feedback. exceeding the recommended dose
There are 40 recommendations A recently completed phase 1b
by taking two tablets. clinical trial of Q-122 undertaken by
affecting over 170 items - along In most cases outcomes have not
with proposed changes in relation QUE saw some participants report a
been serious, with just one patient 100 per cent reduction in hot flash
to urgent after-hours primary care referred to hospital.
services, with review chairman incidents.
Bruce Robinson saying Medicare
growth in this area does not seem
to reflect patients clinical needs.
More info at mbsreview.com.au.
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PATY nominee record Allergic rhinitis online
The 2017 Pharmacy Guild of Guild Learning and Development
Australia/ Maxigesic Pharmacy has partnered with GlaxoSmithKline
Assistant of the Year (PATY) Award in the development of the online
has received more nominations module for pharmacy assistants
than ever before, with self- titled Pharmacy Health Solutions:
nominations still open until 16 Jun. Allergic Rhinitis.
Guild national president, George The course will educate pharmacy
Thursday 08 Jun 2017 Tambassis, said it was terrific to see assistants on the
over 600 nominations so far, and nature of allergic

Excellence awards now open counting.

Its great to see so many owners,
rhinitis and its
causes and assist
The Pharmaceutical Society who have contributed above and pharmacists, managers, colleagues them to provide
of Australia (PSA) has opened beyond their roles to benefit the and customers recognise the work information to
nominations for the 2017 PSA entire profession. of dedicated pharmacy assistants customers about the medicines
Excellence Awards, in the lead-up Pharmacists at all levels of the throughout Australia, he said. that are available to treat this
to the Societys flagship PSA17 profession and their career are The national winner will receive common health condition.
conference next month. inspired and motivated by the a $5,000 cash prize and a Guild To enrol visit guild.org.au.
Symbion is supporting the annual Excellence Awards, which training course, among other great
awards with categories including ultimately ensures innovation and rewards while state finalists and Prostate health videos
Pharmacist of the Year, Early Career professionalism, Barons added. winners will be eligible for prizes too.
Go to pharmacyassistants.com. A NEW prostate health campaign
Pharmacist of the Year and the The winners will be announced has been launched to encourage
Lifetime Achievement Award. on Fri 28 Jul during PSA17, which is men experiencing symptoms of
The winners will receive a $9,000 this year being hosted jointly with Connect cannabis Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)
educational grant from Symbion, the Commonwealth Pharmacists The Pharmacy to seek advice from their health
with PSA national president Joe Association in Sydney. Guild has professional about treatment.
Demarte saying the longstanding More info at psa.org.au. announced that The Disappearing Dave awareness
awards program honoured Professor Nick campaign, a series of videos
innovative pharmacists who have
achieved the highest standards of Generics summary Lintzeris of the featuring Dave, a character who is
Lambert Initiative continuously interrupted by urinary
commitment and professionalism in The Therapeutic Goods symptoms caused by his enlarged
for Cannabinoid Therapeutics
pharmacy. Administration has published prostate, focuses on urinary
at Sydney University will be a
The Excellence Awards highlight an annual summary for 2016 urgency and frequency to highlight
presenter at this years Pharmacy
what is great about pharmacy and detailing all generic and biosimilar how the condition can hinder
Connect conference.
how pharmacists are striving to prescription medicines registered in everyday activities.
The session will provide an
make the profession even greater, Australia last year. Pharmacists can direct patients
understanding of the key medicinal
Demarte said. The report includes the trade to disappearingdave.com.au to
element, the cannabinoids, as
Brett Barons, Symbion executive name, sponsor and active learn more about BPH and to take a
well as an overview of the current
general manager of pharmacy, said ingredient for each medicine - for two-minute questionnaire to assess
market for medicinal cannabis in
the awards recognised individuals details see www.tga.gov.au. symptom severity.

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