Saturday, July 11, 2020

Pharmacists need to engage in FTP process to ensure service quality, customer safety: GPhC

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has asked pharmacists to engage with the fitness to practise (FTP) process to improve their quality of service and...

Commons PAC asks government to immediately tackle PPE shortages

The House of Commons Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has raised its concerns over reported shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE) during the current Covid-19...

UK opts not to join EU’s Covid-19 vaccine scheme

Britain has turned down the chance to join a £2.15 billion European Union plan to secure advance purchases of promising Covid-19 vaccines, saying the EU...

NPA survey finds huge public support for pharmacy; Lane asks Gov’t to waive off...

A nation-wide poll commissioned by the National Pharmacy Association (NPA) has revealed that pharmacists currently enjoy huge public support, with 81 per cent of...

Pharma giants invest heavily in antibiotic research

Antibiotic resistance has the potential to cause a global health crisis far worse than Covid-19, a group of global pharmaceutical companies warned Thursday (July...

BREAKING: Boots will cut more than 4,000 jobs, but plans exclude pharmacists

Boots has announced that it's planning to cut more than 4,000 jobs as part of a major shake-up to mitigate the "significant impact" of...

Indian, US researchers plan ‘joint clinical trials’ of Ayurvedic formulations against Covid-19

Researchers in India and the US could soon initiate “joint clinical trials” for Ayurvedic formulations against the novel coronavirus, a top Indian diplomat has...

PSNC kicks off formal talks with government on Covid-19 funding for pharmacy

The Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committe (PSNC) has just announced that it has begun discussions with government on what it called "high-level community pharmacy costs...

Community Pharmacy Scotland issues guidance on wearing face coverings

Following the Scottish government’s announcement that face coverings will be mandatory in enclosed indoor spaces, including pharmacies, from July 10, Community Pharmacy Scotland (CPS) has...

India’s Cipla set to undercut rivals with generic Remdesivir: Sources

Indian drugmaker Cipla Ltd has priced its generic version of Remdesivir, Cipremi, at £42.36 ($53.34) per 100 mg vial, according to several sources, making...