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Guild welcomes new President and Vice President

Thursday, 19 June 2014, 1:34 pm | Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand

The new Board of Directors of the Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand (the Guild) has elected Ken Orr as the new President, and David Bullen as the new Vice President. More >>

Guild sees potential for community pharmacy in health budget

Friday, 16 May 2014, 2:08 pm | Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand

The Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand (the Guild) can see potential for community pharmacy with the funding the Government has allocated to the health sector in the announcement of the 2014 budget today. More >>

Pharmacy Guild welcomes new website

Tuesday, 8 April 2014, 11:37 am | Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand

The Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand (The Guild) launched their updated website last week. Guild Chief Executive, Lee Hohaia, says “The website was updated to make finding information and resources much easier for members. More >>

Guild congratulates Community Pharmacy of the Year winner

Wednesday, 12 June 2013, 3:14 pm | Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand

The Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand (the Guild) congratulates David Postlewaight, owner of David’s Pharmacy in Kamo, for winning the Community Pharmacy of the Year Award at the 2013 Pharmacy Awards, held at the Langham Hotel in Auckland on Saturday 8 ... More >>

Grant Short wins Contributor of the Year

Wednesday, 12 June 2013, 3:13 pm | Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand

Grant Short, or „Prof as he is affectionately known, has won „Contributor of the Year at this years Pharmacy Awards. More >>

Announcement of Ministry of Health Chief Advisor

Monday, 20 May 2013, 1:43 pm | Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand

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. More >>

Survey results confirm difficulty recruiting pharmacy staff

Monday, 15 October 2012, 1:59 pm | Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand

While the Government’s voluntary bonding scheme failed to include pharmacists in its recent widening, the results of the Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand’s annual Remuneration Survey have found that recruiting professional pharmacy staff has become ... More >>

Diabetes management products – excellent support needed

Wednesday, 8 August 2012, 4:43 pm | Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand

MEDIA RELEASE 8 August 2012 Changes to diabetes management products – excellent support and implementation needed The Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand (the Guild) supports PHARMAC’s changes to funding diabetes management products - as long as there is ... More >>

Canterbury pharmacists authorised to prescribe, dispense NRT

Thursday, 31 May 2012, 12:22 pm | Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand

The Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand (the Guild) has welcomed the decision that Canterbury community pharmacists are now able to prescribe and dispense Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT). This decision came into effect from 1 May 2012. More >>

Increase of Pharmacy Co-Payment Expected

Monday, 14 May 2012, 4:59 pm | Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand

The Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand believes that today’s increase of the co-payment for prescription items from $3 to $5 was expected because the current funding was unsustainable. More >>

Annabel Young leaves the Pharmacy Guild

Thursday, 19 April 2012, 11:46 am | Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand

Media Release 19 April 2012 Annabel Young leaves the Pharmacy Guild The Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand (the Guild) President, Karen Crisp, announced today that Annabel Young has departed the Guild. Mrs Crisp confirmed that the Board would start a recruitment ... More >>

Pharmacy Guilds sign memorandum of understanding

Friday, 9 March 2012, 2:08 pm | Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand

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. More >>

Putting the focus on healthy skin

Thursday, 16 February 2012, 11:24 am | Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand

Having healthy skin is not just about appearances. Every human adult has over 1.5 metres of skin containing nerve endings, hair follicles, sweat glands and blood vessels. It is the largest organ in the human body. More >>

Community pharmacies are holiday heroes

Tuesday, 20 December 2011, 9:55 am | Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand

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. More >>

Updated Pharmacy Translation Kit now in 11 languages

Monday, 12 December 2011, 11:43 am | Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand

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. More >>

Increased role in warfarin monitoring welcomed

Thursday, 17 November 2011, 3:36 pm | Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand

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, ... More >>

Guild invites politicians to be seen in community pharmacy

Wednesday, 2 November 2011, 10:30 am | Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand

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. More >>

Guild welcomes amendments to the Pharmaceutical Schedule

Tuesday, 1 November 2011, 11:16 am | Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand

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

Judgement agrees that pharmacists have a right to be paid

Monday, 3 October 2011, 2:25 pm | Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand

The Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand Inc 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. In the case, the pharmacy sought reasonable ... More >>

Community pharmacy ready to take part in public health

Thursday, 22 September 2011, 1:42 pm | Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand

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. New Zealand Doctor ... More >>

 

 

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