Thursday, April 25, 2019

Pharmacists are “vaccine heroes” too, says RPS England

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society has assured all support to the “vaccine heroes” campaign as part of the European Immunisation week but expressed disappointment as...

MHRA issues class 4 drug alert for Ativan 4mg/1ml solution for injection

The Medicines and Healthcare Products (MHRA) on Wednesday issued a class 4 alert for three batches of Ativan 4mg/1 ml Solution for injection (Lorazepam). Pfizer Limited has...

More than 66 per cent UK care homes have at least one resident on...

At least one resident in 644 long-term care facilities (LTCFs) in the UK was taking an antibiotic, a Boots UK survey reveals. The study, published...

Pharmacists Support announces partnership expansion with Boots

Pharmacist Support today announced an expansion of its partnership with Boots UK to reach more in the profession who are encountering difficult times. This is...

NHS productivity grows more than twice as fast as wider economy, research reveals

The productivity of NHS has improved almost two and a half times as fast than the wider economy over the last 12 years, recent...

DHSC announces second list of April’s price concessions

The Department of Health and Social Care has published its second list of price concessions for April, on Thursday, April 18. It follows the...

More than half of UK public unaware of right to choose hospital, survey reveals

The legal right to patient choice is in force over a decade but less than half of the public is currently aware of their...

Ipsen completes acquisition of Clementia Pharmaceuticals

Ipsen’s acquisition of clinical-stage company Clementia Pharmaceuticals is now complete. It follows the approval of the arrangement by Clementia shareholders and the Quebec Superior Court. This...

NPA’s annual research bursary applications now open

Applications for the National Pharmacy Association's annual Health Education Foundation research bursaries are now open. The awards worth up to £10,000 are aimed at encouraging...

Welsh government to double pharmacy training places, announces £4.9 million funding boost

The Welsh government today announced a package of measures to boost the country’s pharmacy workforce. An extra £3.6 million in 2020/21 would go to transform...