Friday, June 25, 2021

Latest News

Champix faces supply disruption

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a supply disruption alert for Champix's (varenicline) 0.5mg and 1mg...

EPS scripts top 95 per cent of total items

Electronic prescriptions sent via the electronic prescription service (EPS) now represent more than 95 per cent of all prescriptions dispensed...

Britons 'unclear about Covid testing norms for travel'

A large part of the UK population is still unclear about the testing requirements and complex rules related to overseas...

RPS to train foundation trainee pharmacists in Northern Ireland

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) will provide clinical training and registration assessment support to foundation trainee pharmacists  in Northern Ireland....

Community pharmacy contractors reminded to update DoS profiles by June 30

Contractors are reminded to ensure they verify and, where necessary, update the information contained in their NHS website profile and their...

Cipla gets regulator's nod to market its COPD drug in US

Pharmaceutical company Cipla has received final consent from the US health regulator for Arformoterol Tartrate inhalation solution. The approved product...

NHS data strategy to improve patient care comes next week

NHS is set to publish a new draft data strategy next week that would allow people to view their medical...

Supply disruption hits Pfizer's Champix tablets

Pfizer's Champix (varenicline tartrate) 0.5mg and 1mg tablets are currently in short supply following disruption in the manufacturing of the...

NHS Digital invites pharmacies to participate in pharmacy profile research

NHS Digital has sought feedback from pharmacies to improve the NHS website’s pharmacy profile editor. The agency has invited pharmacy...

Pharmacy contractors have one week to claim £300 CPCS fee

Community pharmacy contractors have only one week left to complete the required activities and claim the £300 engagement fee for...

UK allocates £64 million to strengthen clinical research

THE UK government today (23) announced an investment of £64 million to strengthen clinical research delivery and to ‘save lives...

Antisemitic comment: GPhC ordered to reconsider FtP decision on London pharmacist

The High Court today (23 June) quashed a decision by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) in relation to the alleged...

Resources

Sudafed Sinus Pressure & Pain

Treating Sinusitis: SUDAFED® vs Standard Painkillers Treating Sinusitis: SUDAFED® vs Standard Painkillers What is Sinusitis? The sinuses are hollow cavities...

New FREE Video CPD; Measuring Body Temperature in Young Children

The Pharmacy Academy has launched a free video CPD module which outlines the latest NICE guidance on how to take an accurate...

TECHNOLOGY: Taking a good look in the mirror

  After a year of Covid-led disruption, Gary Paragpuri looks back at how 24-hour medicine collection has changed pharmacy life...

Business

McKesson group rumoured to be in talks to sell European, UK businesses

Rumours that McKesson Corp. is trying to sell its chain of high street pharmacies as well as its pharmaceutical distributions...

Cipla gets regulator's nod to market its COPD drug in US

Pharmaceutical company Cipla has received final consent from the US health regulator for Arformoterol Tartrate inhalation solution. The approved product...

LAW: Staying ahead of the game

  Sam Milne outlines the process in making that all important decision to sell your pharmacy…. The process of selling...

Events

Amit Pattni: The innovative collaborator

  Award-winning pharmacist Amit Pattni gives an account of how he teamed up with the surgery next door to deliver...

PB AWARD WINNER: Towards a longer and healthier life

  Graham Phillips, the winner of Pharmacy Business Public Health Pharmacist Award 2020, talks about how his innovative ProLongevity programme...

Sigma Conference 2020: NPA commissions study to show impact of frozen funding on pharmacy’s ability to deliver for NHS

The National Pharmacy Association (NPA) has commissioned global consultancy firm Ernst & Young to conduct an economic impact assessment of...

Sigma Conference 2020: Matt Hancock announces pilot for blood pressure checks in pharmacy

By Priyankur Mandav in Cebu, Philippines The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care has announced a pilot for...

Sigma Conference 2020: Over 90 pharmacies closed last year, says IQVIA

As many as 94 pharmacies have closed in England in the last 12 months, according to IQVIA. The data analytics...

Features Posts

MEN'S HEALTH: Men, Covid-19 and pharmacy

  Jim Pollard says Men’s Health Week this month could be an ideal...

MEN'S HEALTH: Supporting prostate patients

  Saheed Rashid outlines how pharmacy teams play a crucial role in signposting...

PAIN MANAGEMENT - PHARMACY LEARNING

Showcase

Sudafed Sinus Pressure & Pain

Treating Sinusitis: SUDAFED® vs Standard Painkillers Treating Sinusitis: SUDAFED® vs Standard Painkillers What is Sinusitis? The sinuses are hollow cavities...

New FREE Video CPD; Measuring Body Temperature in Young Children

The Pharmacy Academy has launched a free video CPD module which outlines the latest NICE guidance on how to take an accurate...

signatureRx’s secure private e-prescriptions

signatureRx has announced that its fraud-proof, paperless e-prescriptions are being accepted by pharmacies across the United Kingdom, ensuring the safe,...

Panadol offers laughter campaign

After a year where it feels we’ve all laughed a little less, Panadol is launching a new marketing campaign, titled...

Winners Profile

PB AWARD WINNER: The pharmacist entrepreneur

  Amish Patel talks about how automated dispensing increased efficiency in his pharmacy and how he will be developing himself...

From Saturday girl to rising star of community pharmacy

  Pharmacy Business Pre-Registration Pharmacist of Year Yasmine Haq is one of the rising stars of the profession. A passionate...

PB COMMUNITY AWARD WINNER: ‘I helped a 92-year-old man quit smoking’

True contentment perhaps comes from a deep-seated sense of accepting who and where you are. Superintendent pharmacist Sachin Kirit Shah...

PB AWARD WINNER: 'Technology will never replace human face of pharmacy’

Lindsay & Gilmour, one of Scotland’s largest independent pharmacy groups, is steeped in history. Established in Edinburgh by pharmacist Robert...

Latest Poll

Some community pharmacy contractors have secured up to £50,000 via the Government’s new Bounce Back Loan Scheme. Has your pharmacy applied for and/or received the loan?

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Awards

Amit Pattni: The innovative collaborator

  Award-winning pharmacist Amit Pattni gives an account of how he teamed up with the surgery next door to deliver...

PB AWARD WINNER: The pharmacist entrepreneur

  Amish Patel talks about how automated dispensing increased efficiency in his pharmacy and how he will be developing himself...

PB AWARD WINNER: Towards a longer and healthier life

  Graham Phillips, the winner of Pharmacy Business Public Health Pharmacist Award 2020, talks about how his innovative ProLongevity programme...

From Saturday girl to rising star of community pharmacy

  Pharmacy Business Pre-Registration Pharmacist of Year Yasmine Haq is one of the rising stars of the profession. A passionate...