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April 02, 2020
We don39t have any face masks left, say pharmacies

WHILE health officials have changed their stance on people wearing masks to reduce the spread of COVID-19, some local pharmacies say they don't have any available for sale.

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August 01, 2017
Pharmaceutical association raises concerns following appointment of Bahamas Pharmacy Council chair

The Bahamas Pharmaceutical Association (BPA) has expressed serious concerns about the recent appointment of the chairperson of the Bahamas Pharmacy Council, calling for the selected person in the position to be strongly reconsidered. However, Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands - who made the appointment - said he is "comfortable" with his decision.
In a letter sent to Sands in June, the BPA claime...

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July 18, 2017
Still no pharmacy benefits under NHI

Almost three months into the primary care phase of National Health Insurance (NHI), there are still no pharmacy benefits under the program, indicating that pharmacies across The Bahamas have yet to sign on board with the healthcare scheme.
Speaking with Guardian Business yesterday, Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands said at this point there are no medications available under NHI. "There is, at thi...

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May 25, 2017
UPDATED: Police kill boy after Seagrape pharmacy armed robbery

A BRAZEN daytime robbery yesterday ended with police shooting one teenage suspect dead and apprehending two more after the trio, along with another armed man, allegedly tied up an employee, held customers at gunpoint and robbed the QVS Pharmacy in the Seagrape Shopping Plaza...

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April 27, 2010
NIB no longer negotiating with Bahamas Pharmacy Association

In the wake of contract signings with six pharmacies, the National Insurance Board (NIB) said it is no longer negotiating with the Bahamas Pharmacy Association (BPA).

"We are not waiting on a counter proposal. We actually met with them more than six weeks ago. They agreed to get back to us and they hadn't.

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May 03, 2010
New legislation has led to improvements in pharmacy profession

The enactment of key legislation last year by the Government of The Bahamas regulating the practice of pharmacy has led to improved practice standards and optimal patient outcomes, Minister of Health Dr the Hon Hubert A Minnis said.

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December 01, 2016
Pharmacy owners express concerns as NHI looms

President of the Bahamas Pharmaceutical Association (BPA) Michelle Finlayson is lauding the intention of the National Health Insurance (NHI) Secretariat to meet with stakeholders next week, to discuss compensation and primary care benefits packages related to the implementation of NHI.

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November 15, 2016
Pharmacies concerned about the lack of NHI details

As the year-end approaches, local pharmacies are becoming more concerned about the lack of details regarding the implementation of National Health Insurance (NHI), according to Bahamas Pharmaceutical Association (BPA) President Michelle Finlayson.

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