Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Latest News

 ABPI President Pinder Sahota resigns 

The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) has announced that Pinder Sahota has decided to step down as President...

  PSNI freezes pharmacist registration and retention fees for 2023/24

The Pharmaceutical Society NI (PSNI)’s Council has decided to freeze the annual registration fee for the current financial year 2023/24....

Jonathan Burton to receive RPS Charter Award for promoting the interests of pharmacy

Jonathan Burton will receive the 2022 RPS Charter Award for his outstanding work for the Society and the wider profession...

Perrigo restructures its management level to further strengthen local brands

Perrigo, one of the world's largest providers of self-care products has appointed Ronald van Workum as Sales Director Germany, Customer...

ABPI urges govt to scrap hike in repayment rate for drugmakers

The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) on Thursday (February 2) called for the government to scrap its plans...

Taiwo Owatemi MP asks Steve Barclay about 'Pharmacy First' model in England

The health secretary, Steve Barclay was asked over the delay of ‘Pharmacy First’ model in England that was proposed by...

Jeremy Meader resigns as Numark MD

Jeremy Meader has resigned as managing director of Numark after five years on the job, and having lead the wider...

Novo Nordisk warns of supply constraints on its best-selling diabetes drug

Danish drug developer Novo Nordisk on Wednesday (February 1) warned of supply constraints on its best-selling drug. The company, which...

Operating profit set to grow as Novartis prepares to spin off its Sandoz generics business

Novartis on Wednesday (February 1) predicted that core operating income would grow in a "mid single digit" percentage range in 2023...

Sun Pharma reports better-than-expected rise in Q3 due to higher sales of specialty drugs

Sun Pharma Industries, India's largest drugmaker by revenue, reported a better-than-expected 5.2 per cent rise in third-quarter profit on Tuesday,...

PSNC launches Pharmacy Pressures Survey 2023

The Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee (PSNC) has launched Pharmacy Pressures Survey 2023 to make case against the ‘unprecedented financial and...

PDA to support pharmacists as Tesco plans eight in-store pharmacy closure

The Pharmacists Defence Association (PDA) has expressed its interest to support pharmacists impacted with the latest announcement of the closure...

Resources

EM Pharma welcomes Dr Sarah Jarvis as medical adviser for its consumer awareness campaign

Nasofed Anti Viral Nasal Spray, from EM Pharma, is delighted to welcome Dr Sarah Jarvis as medical adviser for its...

LAW: What does the collapse of Testerworld mean for community pharmacies?

Melania Constable and Jessica Williams explain what the collapse of the three trading entities in the Converse Pharma Group could...

TECHNOLOGY: Fit for the future

Tariq Muhammad considers how layouts are a key to modernisation and why pharmacies need a digital and physical harmony… An...

Business

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Changes to VAT penalties regime

By Umesh Modi and Vinku Shah The VAT penalties regime has had substantial changes with effect from 01 January 2023...

EM Pharma welcomes Dr Sarah Jarvis as medical adviser for its consumer awareness campaign

Nasofed Anti Viral Nasal Spray, from EM Pharma, is delighted to welcome Dr Sarah Jarvis as medical adviser for its...

Can Following A Vegan Diet Improve Your Stomach Health?

Whether you believe it or not, following a vegan diet can be quite eventful for your body. For instance, it...

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

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Changes to VAT penalties regime

By Umesh Modi and Vinku Shah The VAT penalties regime has had substantial...

Diwali message from NPA chair Andrew Lane

By Andrew Lane The message of Diwali - a festival of new beginnings...

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Showcase

PRODUCT NEWS: Jakemans new sugar free lozenge packs a punch

Established in 1907, Jakemans prides itself as one of the most popular mentholated lozenge brands[1]. Naturally infused with menthol, an...

EM Pharma welcomes Dr Sarah Jarvis as medical adviser for its consumer awareness campaign

Nasofed Anti Viral Nasal Spray, from EM Pharma, is delighted to welcome Dr Sarah Jarvis as medical adviser for its...

Haleon's Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) witnessed 13% growth in pharmacy recommendations

Despite a 13 per cent increase from last year, less than a quarter (21%) of pharmacy teams recommend Proton Pump...

Dr. Reddy’s Teraleve® Fesoterodine Fumarate Prolonged-Release tablets for incontinence

Dr. Reddy’s Teraleve ® 4mg and 8mg Fesoterodine Fumarate Prolonged-Release tablets have been available in the UK since their launch...

Winners Profile

Exclusive: Award-winning community pharmacist says England desperately needs ‘Pharmacy First’

As the costs of running community pharmacies keep rising, contractor Sobha Sharma Kandel says the sector cannot survive unless it’s...

Lifting Spirits and Serving Communities

A passionate advocate of community pharmacy, Nizar Mawani continues to work full-time at the age of 80. He shared his...

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...

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Awards

I'm your champion and voice in govt, says pharmacy minister Will Quince in his first speech to sector

In his maiden speech delivered to community pharmacy since becoming new minister with responsibility for the sector, Will Quince MP...

Exclusive: Award-winning community pharmacist says England desperately needs ‘Pharmacy First’

As the costs of running community pharmacies keep rising, contractor Sobha Sharma Kandel says the sector cannot survive unless it’s...

Lifting Spirits and Serving Communities

A passionate advocate of community pharmacy, Nizar Mawani continues to work full-time at the age of 80. He shared his...

AWARD WINNER PROFILE: Bonding with patients

Karen Sirrell is the epitome of what it means to be a pharmacy assistant. She speaks to Priyankur Mandav about...