Tuesday, August 4, 2020

PDA launches ‘education hub’ to support provisionally registered pharmacists

The Pharmacists' Defence Association (PDA) has launched an education hub to offer professional development courses and resources to help provisionally registered pharmacists. It has developed an...

Indian pharma giant Wockhardt strikes deal with UK to supply Covid-19 vaccines

Under a deal with the UK government announced today (Aug 3), Indian pharmaceutical giant Wockhardt will supply millions of doses of multiple Covid-19 vaccines,...

Pharmacies can now access Covid-19 PPE portal

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has said community pharmacies will be able to order additional personal protective equipment (PPE) through the...

NHS rolls out ‘Covid-friendly’ cancer treatments

To ensure thousands of people can continue to receive safe, effective and kinder treatment during the pandemic, the NHS will be offering “Covid-friendly” treatments...

Serum Institute of India gets government nod for Phase 2, 3 clinical trials of...

National health authorities have given permission to Serum Institute of India for conducting phase 2 and 3 human clinical trials of a Covid-19 vaccine...

New 90-minute testing to be rolled out next week

Millions of Covid-19 tests able to detect the virus within 90 minutes will be rolled out to hospitals, care homes and laboratories to boost...

Sanofi, GSK reach virus vaccine deals with EU, US

Pharma giants Sanofi and GSK will receive up to $2.1 billion (£1.60bn) from the US government for the development of a Covid-19 vaccine, the companies...

Home delivery of medicines extended for a month for shielded patients in local outbreak...

The Pandemic Delivery Service will continue to apply through the month of August in some local outbreak areas across England, the NHS said today. The...

After ‘warning light’, PM halts lockdown unwind

Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday (July 31) postponed a planned easing of the coronavirus lockdown in England after a rise in infections amplified...

Aston Univeristy to research role of community pharmacy during pandemics

In a bid to develop ‘real world’ guidance for the NHS and the wider healthcare sector, Aston University in Birmingham will be conducting a...