Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand
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Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand is a professional membership based association representing the pharmacy profession.

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Society Applauds Extra Health Spending

29 May 2017

The extra health spend is well targeted to benefit the most needy in our community and pharmacists are well positioned to provide new services.

Budget 2017 will invest an extra $3.9million over four years into Vote Health taking the total spend on health to $16.77 billion in 2017 / 18.

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Dr John Dunlop Awarded Society Gold Medal

16 May 2017

The National Executive and staff at the Society extend their hearty congratulations to Dr John Dunlop who was recently awarded the Society's Gold Medal for his contribution to pharmacy.

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Medicines Use Review (MUR) Training Programme On Demand

The Medicine Use Review (MUR) Training Programme covers a number of topics which are relevant to conducting and documenting MUR consultations. Completing this Programme is required to become accredited and provide this service.

Learn about medication adherence, the medicine management services, the importance of privacy, culture and appropriate communication as well as how to maintain the quality of the service.

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Trimethoprim Accreditation Training - On Demand

This online training programme is designed to allow pharmacists to become accredited providers of Trimethoprim. Only accredited pharmacists may sell Trimethoprim.

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Programme 2017 On Demand

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is the fourth leading cause of death and it’s often undiagnosed. It’s estimated that 15% of the adult population is affected.

Over 28,000 people are living with severe COPD requiring hospitalisation. Hospitalisation rates are over 5 times higher in the most deprived areas with higher rates of death.

You can still join this 8 week online Programme, planned to run through to 3 September to learn about COPD.

Note: This is a repeat of last years very successful and enjoyed programme.

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