Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Almost all provisionally registered pharmacists have completed their risk assessment: GPhC

Almost all of the provisionally-registered pharmacists have completed their risk assessment by their respective employers, a new survey has shown. The latest study by the...

Enalapril 20mg tablets face supply disruption

The Enalapril 20mg tablets will face further supply disruption until mid-end of October 2020, the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has said. The...

Teva’s zonisamide capsules face supply disruption

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has issued a medicine supply disruption notice for zonisamide 50mg and 100mg capsules of Teva which...

Lupin launches generic cholesterol-lowering drug in US

Indian multinational pharmaceutical company Lupin has launched a generic cholesterol-lowering tablets in the US market. The company has launched Atorvastatin Calcium tablets in the strengths...

South Asian communities urged to download NHS COVID-19 app

A new film has launched to promote the NHS COVID-19 app among the South Asian communities across England and Wales. The film features celebrities including...

DH promises uninterrupted supply of PPE

Government said it would have large stockpiles in place to provide a continuous flow of protective items, such as masks, to healthcare workers, including...

UK eyes tougher virus curbs for England as outbreak spreads

Government is mulling tougher restrictions in England to tackle a swiftly accelerating second wave of the novel coronavirus outbreak, possibly outlawing more inter-household socialising,...

Once a bus driver, now a pharmacist: the truly inspiring story of Israel Marfo

A former London bus driver has become a pharmacist after gaining his Master's degree from the University of Wolverhampton. Israel Marfo (41) is currently completing...

Continuity guidance from CCA and NPA to prepare for Covid-19 second wave

Amid growing concerns over the second wave of Covid-19 pandemic, the National Pharmacy Association (NPA) and the Company Chemists’ Association (CCA) jointly issued new...

Tesco launches campaign urging vulnerable to get flu vaccination

Tesco Pharmacy, Cancer Research UK, British Heart Foundation, and Diabetes UK have joined hands to urge people at risk to get the flu jab,...