Sunday, September 15, 2019

RPS to analyse early-career pharmacy technician roles

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) and the Work Psychology Group (WPG) have been commissioned to analyse the roles of pharmacy technicians in the early...

Dr Reddy’s recalls Aripiprazole oral solution

Dr Reddy’s Laboratories (UK) Ltd has issued a recall for Aripiprazole 1mg/ml oral solution. The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) said the company...

NHS to offer life-changing therapy for Batten disease

NHS England will now offer a life-changing treatment for children with neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis type 2 (CLN2 or Batten disease), a rare inherited condition that leads...

Charity highlights pharmacist stress before parliament

Pharmacist Support has highlighted the pressure impacting pharmacists' wellbeing as they presented their research findings before the parliament. In an event held on Monday, Pharmacist...

Community pharmacists to get suicide awareness training

The Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education (CPPE) has rolled out a first of its kind training video for community pharmacists on suicide prevention. The move...

Bestway chief executive appointed to House of Lords

Zameer Choudrey, chief executive of Well Pharmacy's parent company the Bestway Group, has been appointed to the House of Lords. The appointment has been made...

‘A quarter of adults prescribed addictive medicines’

A review published by Public Health England (PHE) has found that over 11 million - one in four - adults were prescribed addictive drugs...

Gov’t commits £133 million for healthcare innovation

The government today announced a £133 million investment in new research to improve diagnosis, treatment and care options for diseases like cancer, dementia, arthritis...

NEWS ANALYSIS: Could CPCF mean more pharmacy closures?

A local pharmaceutical committee in London has predicted that under the current Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework most pharmacies in England will struggle to remain...

Pharmacies will receive flu vaccines on time

This year's influenza vaccines meant for pharmacists and GP practices across the UK are being shipped on time. Manufacturers and suppliers, Seqirus, said on Thursday...