Monday, September 28, 2020

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,...

Public increasingly seek community pharmacies’ advice during COVID-19, survey reveals

The COVID-19 pandemic has seen Brits relying more on pharmacists, with 43 per cent of them seeking guidance on topics they would normally consult...

PM pledges support and praises pharmacists for doing “an absolutely outstanding job”

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has renewed his pledge to support community pharmacies, praising the sector for doing "an absolutely outstanding job" on the frontline...

RPS urges to assess Covid-19 risk in pharmacies as government imposes curbs

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) on Wednesday (September 23) has called for necessary action to properly assess the Covid-19 risk among community pharmacy teams...

Pandemic delivery service to continue in Covid-19 outbreak areas

Community pharmacy home delivery service will be commissioned from Thursday (September 24) for shielded patients who live in the local Covid-19 outbreak areas until...

Cloral betaine 707mg tablets face supply disruption

Marlborough Pharmaceuticals has announced that Cloral betaine 707mg tablets are out of stock and resupply of the product is expected in the first quarter...