Thursday, March 21, 2019
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Dispensing error legislation stalled due to Brexit: Health Minister

Health Minister Steve Brine has said that the parliament has been unable to consider the proposed legislation on dispensing errors as the government's current...

MHRA issues new no-deal Brexit guidances

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) on Monday released new guidelines related to a no-deal Brexit scenario. Three of the guidelines published are on...

In a first, NE London pharmacies to get access to Patient Record

More than 300 community pharmacies in the North East London area will now get access to Health Information Exchange (HIE), that enables them to...

MHRA issues another Ozurdex implant recall

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) issued a recall for eight batches of Ozurdex 700 micrograms intravitreal implant in applicator (Dexamethasone). The company...

Statutory instruments regulating medicines in event of no-deal Brexit passed

All statutory instruments in relation to the regulation of medicines, medical devices and clinical trials in case of a 'no-deal' Brexit have now been...

More than 10,000 pharmacists validated for Quality Payments Scheme

The number of community pharmacy contractors validated as meeting the Quality Payment Scheme’s five gateway criteria is 10,292, the latest NHS Business Service Authority...

GPhC issues new enforcement policy for registered pharmacies

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has published a new enforcement policy for registered pharmacies, which intends to drive continuous improvement in the quality of...

Dr Hilary Jones joins MedTate to support local pharmacies

Well-known General Practitioner Dr Hilary Jones has been appointed as a non-executive director of MedTate. Dr Jones will help the London-based nutraceutical company in an...

CMA ends Remicade investigation, says no grounds for action

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has closed its investigation into a suspected anti-competitive discount scheme developed by pharmaceutical company Merck Sharp & Dohme...

NHS A&E waiting times hit another record low

The latest NHS performance statistics reveals that waiting times at the Accident and Emergency (A&E) department has hit a new record low, for the...