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PANS News - Government

20
Aug, 2015
Federal Election 2015

CPhA launched its federal election platform and issued a press release (below) calling on political parties and candidates to support our three policy priorities for Better Health, Better Care and Better Value. 

 

Make Your Voice Heard

 

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28
Sep, 2013
NOVA SCOTIA ELECTION 2013 – QUESTIONNAIRE RESPONSES

Here are the responses to the questionnaire sent to the three major political parties who are running in the 2013 Nova Scotia Election.

2013 Election Questions

Liberal Response

NDP Response

PC Response

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29
Mar, 2012
Changes to the Nova Scotia Childhood Immunization Program

Effective April 1,2012, there will be changes to the N.S. publicly funded Childhood Immunization program.The changes include:

● An increase to 2 doses of varicella vaccine. One dose to be given at 12 months and the second dose to be given prior to school entry at 4-6 years of age

● Use of a combined MMR and varicella vaccine- MMRV (Priorix-Tetra, GSK)

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04
Aug, 2011
Read the Latest Edition of The Pharmacist (August 2011)

The August edition of The Pharmacist, the official newsletter of the Pharmacy Association of Nova Scotia, is now available. 

It is a fully interactive newsletter. The first page serves as a Table of Contents. Just click on "more" under an article summary or click on one of the items under "Also in this Issue" to read the full story.

In this issue:

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29
Jul, 2011
Drug Information System Will Better Protect Nova Scotians

The province is implementing a drug information system to better protect the health of Nova Scotians. Pharmacists, doctors and other prescribers will be able to share information about the medications patients are taking.  Click here to read more.

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30
Jun, 2011
Update for Members: Fair Drug Prices Act and Regulations Proclaimed; New tariff Agreement Approved

Earlier today, the Government of Nova Scotia proclaimed the new Fair Drug Prices Act and passed the associated regulations that will reduce the price of generic drugs to 45% of the associated brand drug effective tomorrow, July 1st.  The same legislation will further reduce prices to 40% of brand on January 1st, 2012 and to 35% of brand on July 1st, 2012.

Cabinet also formally approved our new pharmacy tariff agreement.  The new agreement will be effective from July 1, 2012 – June 30, 2014.  The key terms of the agreement are as follows:

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24
Jun, 2011
Tentative Agreement Reached between Pharmacy Association and Department of Health and Wellness

"After resuming negotiations earlier this week, a new tentative pharmacy tariff agreement has been reached between the Pharmacy Association of Nova Scotia (PANS) and the Department of Health and Wellness. Full details of the agreement will be shared with PANS members after a final agreement is confirmed by both sides.

To read the full press release, please click here.

 

 

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