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More Services from Pharmacists Celebrated

Monday, 25 September 2017, 9:42 am | Pharmaceutical Society

The 25th of September is World Pharmacists Day and New Zealand pharmacists will join their colleagues around the globe in celebrating their roles in health care and in research. More >>

Collaboration w/ Medical Colleagues to boost Flu Jab Uptake

Wednesday, 15 March 2017, 4:36 pm | Pharmaceutical Society

The Society welcomes the announcement that from 1 April, subsidised flu vaccinations will be available to the over 65s and pregnant women through pharmacies. More >>

Increased Access to Oral Contraceptives – Great News

Wednesday, 15 February 2017, 4:00 pm | Pharmaceutical Society

The Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand (The Society) is delighted with the announcement that selected oral contraceptives are to be reclassified to permit pharmacist supply in certain circumstances. More >>

Pharmaceutical Society Appoints Dr Lynn Mcbain

Wednesday, 27 July 2016, 3:34 pm | Pharmaceutical Society

The Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand is pleased to announce the appointment of Wellington GP Dr Lynn McBain to its National Executive. More >>

Pharmaceutical Society delighted over extra health funding

Friday, 27 May 2016, 11:03 am | Pharmaceutical Society

The Pharmaceutical Society is delighted to see an extra $2.2B of Health funding over the next four years in the Budget announced this afternoon by Finance Minister the Hon Bill English. More >>

Checking Technicians will free up Pharmacists

Wednesday, 11 May 2016, 3:09 pm | Pharmaceutical Society

Health Minister, Jonathan Coleman said in a statement issued yesterday that this new technician role will help free up pharmacists so they can spend more time with patients. More >>

Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand enthusiastic

Thursday, 21 April 2016, 4:06 pm | Pharmaceutical Society

Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand enthusiastic about New Zealand Health Strategy: Live Well, Stay Well, Get Well More >>

Repeat supplies of oral contraceptives from pharmacists

Friday, 29 January 2016, 4:58 pm | Pharmaceutical Society

New Zealand women to have access to regular repeat supplies of oral contraceptives directly from their community pharmacist. More >>

Health equity statement

Friday, 2 November 2012, 4:29 pm | Pharmaceutical Society

Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand endorses New Zealand Medical Association’s (NZMA) Position Statement on Health Equity. The statement articulates the effects of social determinants on health and outlines the need for action and the issues ... More >>

PSA and PSNZ Sign Historic Agreement

Wednesday, 30 March 2011, 5:09 pm | Pharmaceutical Society

The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia and the Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand today signed a historic strategic alliance to lead in building the capacity of the profession and driving a greater role for pharmacists in the health-care systems ... More >>

Action Plan to Fight Methamphetamine

Friday, 9 October 2009, 9:11 am | Pharmaceutical Society

The Pharmaceutical Society (the Society) supports many of the measures announced today by the Prime Minister that the Government will implement to combat methamphetamine abuse in New Zealand. More >>

UK acquisition for New Zealand Pharmaceuticals

Thursday, 3 September 2009, 12:10 pm | Pharmaceutical Society

Palmerston North, New Zealand. (3 September 2009): New Zealand Pharmaceuticals Ltd (NZP) has purchased Dextra Laboratories which was a UK subsidiary of the drug development company, Summit Plc. More >>

New National Framework for Pharmacist Services

Monday, 4 May 2009, 4:08 pm | Pharmaceutical Society

The Pharmaceutical Society of NZ – the Professional Voice of Pharmacy – says pharmacists are well placed to help people manage their medicines properly and support doctors clinically. More >>

Tamiflu and Influenza

Friday, 1 May 2009, 3:45 pm | Pharmaceutical Society

Tamiflu is a prescription medicine, which may be sold by pharmacists from 1 May to 30 September each year in order to treat seasonal influenza in a consumer of at least 12 years of age presenting in a pharmacy with early symptoms of influenza. More >>

Pharmacists’ Skills Recognised in Govt Strategy

Friday, 14 December 2007, 11:08 am | Pharmaceutical Society

The Pharmaceutical Society welcomes the release of the Government’s medicines strategy – Medicines New Zealand, and congratulates the United Future Party for initiating the moves to develop it. The strategy aims to ensure the best health outcomes from ... More >>

New Research Prompts Call for Ibuprofen Review

Tuesday, 7 February 2006, 9:53 am | Pharmaceutical Society

AUCKLAND, Feb. 6 /MediaNet International-AsiaNet/ -- New Zealanders should check that ibuprofen is suitable for them before self-selecting it from supermarket shelves and regulators should re-consider their decision to make ibuprofen available in supermarkets ... More >>

Society Agrees With Commissioner On Med Mix-Up

Thursday, 3 November 2005, 5:43 pm | Pharmaceutical Society

The President of the Pharmaceutical Society Mr Chris Budgen today agreed with the Health and Disability Commissioner that having a clinical pharmacist available on hospital ward rounds is one of the most effective ways of decreasing medication errors. More >>

Patient Choice for Asthma Inhalers

Wednesday, 18 May 2005, 9:14 am | Pharmaceutical Society

The Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand Inc (the Society) welcomes Pharmac’s decision to review its plan to make Salamol the sole-supply salbutamol aerosol medicine for asthma patients. More >>

Success in closing source of methamphetamine

Friday, 15 October 2004, 9:21 am | Pharmaceutical Society

The Pharmaceutical Society is pleased that greater vigilance by its members is making it harder for criminals to buy pseudoephedrine-containing flu and allergy medicines from pharmacies, said Richard Townley, CEO of the Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand ... More >>

Pharmacists Highly Qualified To Provide Xenical

Monday, 28 June 2004, 10:03 am | Pharmaceutical Society

Wellington, 25 June 2004 – The Pharmaceutical Society supports the reclassification of Xenical from a prescription medicine to a restricted (pharmacist-only) medicine and rejects suggestions that pharmacists are not qualified for the role. More >>



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