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Australian Journal of Pharmacy : October 2006
NEW IN 2006 The AJP is now available online FREE to subscribers. ? View the complete AJP online, page by page, every month. ? Hyperlink through to in-depth articles and websites. ? Powerful text searching across the current issue and back issues for fast and efficient referencing. As an AJP subscriber, you can access the AJP Online for FREE, but we need your email address first! Just use the address sheet for this issue to write your email address and fax it back to us on (02) 9818 7811 NON SUBSCRIBERS can go to www.ajp.com.au to subscribe to the online version. 4 10 12 14 16 20 30 34 36 news and review NEWS • Abbott somersaults on PBS headroom pricing • Senior Liberal MPs praise pharmacy • Code issue set to cause major headache MA • Self-care leads to budget savings • The ultimate healthcare destination • People in pharmacy PDL RISK MANAGEMENT NEWS Privacy is critical to pharmacy John Coppock, Pharmaceutical Defence Ltd CAPITAL HILL Confusion on the path to reform Canberra correspondent FROM THE PRESIDENT Census to improve accessibility Kos Sclavos, Pharmacy Guild of Australia FROM THE PRESIDENT Towards national registration Brian Grogan, Pharmaceutical Society of Australia pharmacy professional UPDATES • Staking a claim in a scarless future • Pharmacy tackles depression • Carer’s plight • Macular degeneration and depression • Footballer recruits pharmacy students • Anti-TNF alpha therapies in the treatment of Crohn’s disease • The wry side RURAL REPORT Depression in rural and remote pharmacy Patrick Ball HOSPITAL TALK Safety and quality in health care John Low MEDICATION MANAGEMENT IN REVIEW MP urges ‘push-over try’ from pharmacists on HMRs month next 62 64 66 72 74 75 complementary medicine The consumer and commercial reality for complementary medicine Jonathan Breach company news • Entrepreneurial recognition for Ego MD • Rationalisation of Big Pharma gathers pace • Pfizer scoops ASMI marketing awards • CSO wholesalers finalised management MANAGEMENT UPDATES • Pharmacy’s top selling beauty brands • Minfos integrates with PBS Online • Terry White loyalty pays off • Chemmart declares war on discounters RETAIL MANAGEMENT Systems—it’s not a four letter word Bruce Annabel HEALTH ECONOMICS Australia’s health improves Michael Tatchell events Friendly conference • APP 2007 • IPSF Cairns 2006 • Pharmacy Women’s Congress PHARMACY PROFESSIONAL: Chronic pain management; Nutrition OTC/MARKETING: Infections and infestations BUSINESS: Retail management The Australian Journal of Pharmacy is an independent journal owned by Australian pharmacists through their membership of Pharmaceutical Defence Ltd THE AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF PHARMACY VOL.87 OCTOBER 2006 ? 3 52 54 product news ETHICAL Orap • Pegasys • MiniMed Paradigm Real- Time Insulin Pump and Continuous Glucose Monitoring System • Avandia • Herceptin • Levemir OTC Nicotinell Gum • Zaditen • Telfast • Immunodefence • Olivevital • Nicorette • Vick’s underarm thermometer • Xenical • WeeRide • Sun Signals • Tebonin