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Todays issue of PD Qld Guild-Government vax pact Aspen Pharmacares emla
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The Pharmacy Guild of Australia Being able to book, record and range was recommended by 98%
two pages of news plus a front
Queensland Branch has announced report on vaccinations through of general practitioners recently
cover page from emla. it has secured agreements with the one platform provides polled about dermal anaesthesia.
five state government departments the pharmacy and other key The products, which include
Hall of Fame award to enable departmental staff to stakeholders a seamless process patch and cream presentations, are
GSK technical lead Philip Leslie receive the 2017 flu vaccination and proof of service, without the highlighted on the cover page of
has been honoured with the 2017 from Guild member pharmacies. hassle, Gallagher said. todays issue of Pharmacy Daily.
Manufacturing Hall of Fame award The remunerated program creates By creating the online booking
at a ceremony Tues night hosted by a streamlined vaccination service system for the Queensland Guild
Victorian Minister for Industry and for Qld government department Corporate Vaccination Program, as
Cannabis emesis trial
Employment, Wade Noonan. employees by linking them with an extension of GuildCare NG, we NSW Health Minister Brad
Leslie (pictured) has pioneered local Guild member pharmacies. look forward to expanding this tool Hazzard has announced the
a new approach to collaboration More than 360 pharmacies will to bring more vaccination programs expansion of the states medicinal
within the pharmaceutical industry be delivering flu vaccinations and other professional services to cannabis trial for chemotherapy
and been to the Queensland Department a wider audience in the not too patients to seven more hospitals,
instrumental of Environment and Heritage distant future, Gallagher added. including Campbelltown, Concord,
in setting up Protection, Department of Royal North Shore, Calvary Mater
partnerships National Parks, Sport and Racing, Newcastle, Coffs Harbour, Port
with biotech Queensland Fire and Emergency
Steroid dealer pinged Macquarie Base and Wollongong.
and academic Services, the Department of The orchestrator of an online Chris OBrien Lifehouse in
institutions Agriculture and Fisheries as well steroid operation has been Camperdown is leading the trial,
helping as the Department of Tourism, imprisoned for two years for illegal comparing a cannabis product with
establish Victoria as a thriving Major Events, Small Business and supply of prescription medicines, in standard anti-emetic treatments
biotech hub. Commonwealth Games. a case brought by the NZ Medicines to manage chemotherapy-induced
His efforts have helped to Guild Qld Branch president and Medical Devices Safety nausea and vomiting.
improve processes at the GSK Tim Logan said, In addition to Authority (Medsafe). NSW is leading the country in
plant in Boronia and introduce new supporting members businesses, Joshua Francis Townshend was developing much-needed evidence
product concepts while providing this program also provides ongoing sentenced after being convicted for the use of medicinal cannabis
training opportunities for university benefits for department employees of advertising, possessing and by investing $21 million in ground-
students. in the areas of wellbeing and health supplying prescription medicines. breaking clinical trials, research and
by building relationships with a He pleaded guilty to 129 breaches reforms, Hazzard said - with $1m
highly trusted and accessible health of the Medicines Act, including going to cultivation research which
Asset write-off tick professional. possession, advertising and sale of will ensure any future domestic
The Pharmacy Guild of Australia The Queensland Branch has anabolic steroids, clenbuterol, and industry is of a high quality and
has welcomed the federal budgets also partnered with GuildLink for related medicines illegally used suited to local conditions.
extension of the $20,000 instant members to utilise the GuildCare for sports performance and image Findings and recommendations
asset write-off for small businesses NG platform to book, record enhancement. of the Review of the Medicinal
for a further 12 months, as well as and report on vaccinations Under observation for some time Cannabis Compassionate Use
the turnover threshold being lifted administered under the program. with his website, Scheme conducted by Professor
to $10m, five times higher than was GuildLink ceo Ross Gallagher Townshend was associated with Mary OKane AC, were released
originally available. said GuildCare NG reduced the false names and bank accounts, yesterday recommending access
With many community pharmacy manual paperwork involved when while the products he sold were for the terminally ill and a safe
turnovers up to $5m, most will implementing a program like not of a pharmaceutical standard, legal pathway of access for others -
qualify for promised tax cuts. corporate vaccination, in pharmacy. Medsafe explained. CLICK HERE for the report.


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Dispensary Creso ramps up cannabis Events

ASX-listed pharmaceutical production of medicinal cannabis.
Corner cannabis company Creso Pharma As acceptability of and demand Calendar
has signed a binding Letter of for medicinal cannabis grows,
Stressed? Heres a great way to Intent with Australian medicinal Creso said its ability to access WELCOME to Pharmacy
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the unanticipated down-time this month when it imported the opportunity to work with LeafCann,
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