Slade Health News

Issue 6 March 2024

Woodville celebrates three months of operation

With February marking three months of operation, our Woodville team of 50 – comprised of pharmacists, technicians, logistics and administration employees – has produced and dispatched approximately 250 essential infusions each day. The team has compounded 14,514 oncology, clinical trial and antibiotic units and made 1,300 deliveries to our hospital partners.

If you would like to tour our Avondale facility and learn more about how our compounded products are prepared, please contact your local Key Account Manager.

Slade production technicians visit our hospital partnersSlade production technicians visit our hospital partners

New Surefuser™+ device to support delivery of high viscosity medications

Nipro has introduced a new one-day 240ml Surefuser™+ which delivers a range of high viscosity antibiotics at a flow rate of approximately 10ml per hour. The new Surefuser™+ will be our default device for delivery of antibiotics over 24 hours (excluding PipTaz >54mg/mL).

For further information on stock availability and arrangements, please contact your local Key Account Manager.

World Cancer DayWorld Cancer Day

Each year on 4 February we recognise World Cancer Day – a day to come together to reimagine a world where millions of preventable cancer deaths are saved and access to life-saving cancer treatment and care is equitable for all – no matter who you are or where you live.

In recognition of the day, Icon Group released its inaugural Impact Report, highlighting our contribution and commitment to tackling the growing cancer burden across our network in 2023. Read more about our impact here.

Celebrating our 2023 Icon of the Year, Larissa Gomes Dos Reis, on Women in Science Day

On 11 February, we celebrated International Day of Women and Girls in Science (IDWGS) – recognising the exceptional work of women in science who endlessly push for innovation.

One of those exceptional women is our Principal Scientist and 2023 Icon of the Year, Larissa Gomes dos Reis.

Learn more about Larissa’s career journey here.


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