For Immediate Release
Sunday, March 4, 2012
BE A.W.A.R.E : Pharmacy Awareness Week Starts Today
Dartmouth, NS - Pharmacy Awareness Week kicks off today, Sunday, March 4. In celebration of the week, pharmacies from across Nova Scotia are asking people to "BE A.W.A.R.E."
"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.
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Tariff negotiations between the Pharmacy Association of Nova Scotia (PANS) and the Department of Health and Wellness broke down yesterday. PANS has requested an emergency meeting with Health and Wellness Minister Maureen MacDonald to try and resolve this issue. We will continue to keep you posted on this issue as we approach the June 30 deadline.
For Immediate Release May 13, 2011
Pharmacists' fears rise after NDP passes Bill 17
For Immediate Release April 12, 2011
Fair drug pricing law not so fair for pharmacists and patients
DARTMOUTH, NS - Nova Scotians who turn to pharmacists for many health services should be worried about the impact of the government's new drug pricing legislation.