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Minfos launches its online full line product catalogue

Minfos has launched an online product catalogue that features more than 500,000 products sourced directly from suppliers. The pharmacy management software program is part of the Ebos group, which says the new functionality is aimed at helping pharmacies improve efficiency when managing their product stock cards. Now, Ebos says, customers …

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Chemist Warehouse foots grand prizes at AFL and NRL

Chemist Warehouse is again preparing for one of its biggest branded activations, with the placing of cushions filled with premium products on 100,000 seats at the Melbourne Cricket Ground ahead of the 2018 AFL grand final tomorrow (September 29). The cushion promotion was implemented for the first time at last …

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PA2018: ‘one-stop shop’ to receive vital information

The Pharmacy Assistant National Conference (PA2018) is aimed at providing one of the few channels for pharmacy assistants to receive vital information on the latest industry developments and how they affect their role in the pharmacy. PA2018 (October 25-27) will include two specialised industry sessions, including a Q&A panel where …

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50,000 knits for Vinnies

In its 20th year, Guardian Pharmacy’s Guardian Angel knitting program has donated more than 50,000 garments to St Vincent de Paul Society (Vinnies) this past winter, in a bid to provide the 116,000 people experiencing homelessness and the three million in poverty with warm clothing. The initiative, which has provided …

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Exec award finalists

The CEO Magazine has this week revealed the finalists for the 2018 Health and Pharmaceutical Executive of the Year Awards. The 2018 winners event will be held at ICC Sydney on Wednesday, November 21, hosted by TV presenters Kylie Gillies and Larry Emdur. The awards program identifies the achievements of …

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UTS Sydney team wins the National Student Business Plan Competition

The National Student Business Plan Competition winning team is from UTS Sydney. A team from the University of Technology Sydney has taken out this year’s Pharmacy Guild National Student Business Plan Competition, announced at the Pharmacy Connect conference’s gala dinner. The winning team of Ellen South, Jeannette Le, German Sanchez …

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Deadline now extended for PSA’s discussion paper

The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) is extending its deadline for the ‘Pharmacists in 2023’ discussion paper to next Friday (September 14). In response to stakeholder requests, PSA is extending the consultation period on the paper (http://www.psa.org.au/wp-content/uploads/Pharmacists-in-2023-Discussion-Paper.pdf) from the original deadline of today (September 7). “We have already received a …

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Amgen is winner of sustainability APCO annual award

Amgen Australia was named as winner of the 2018 Pharmaceutical Sector Award at the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation’s (APCO) annual awards in Sydney last week, recognised for its ongoing commitment to sustainable packaging. APCO says Amgen Australia demonstrated commitment to improving its sustainability performance, and in 2017 saw successful reduction …

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