Thursday, April 25, 2019

Avicenna in Vietnam: Where has all the Category M money gone?

Neil Trainis in Nha Trang, Vietnam Bharat Shah, the managing director of Sigma, claimed an analysis carried out by his company showed the government has...

Hunt: We need open conversation on dangers of medication errors

Jeremy Hunt will set up a panel of experts to examine why medication and prescribing errors occur and look at ways of tackling the...

Pharmacy must continue challenging government on its policies, says PSNC chief

Sue Sharpe has said community pharmacy must continue challenging the government on policies that shape the sector’s future in years to come. The outgoing chief...

Hancock tells NHS to replace paper and fax machines with emails

Just days after reporting a data breach, NHS has been urged to switch to email communication, as dealing with outdated technology is...

Sigma Conference: Claire Ward, Fin McCaul advocates for collaboration in pharmacy

Claire Ward, the director of public affairs at the Pharmacists’ Defence Association, has opened the second last talk in Sigma Muscat conference telling this...

Avoid ‘no deal’ Brexit: UK Pharma body urges politicians

Ahead of a crucial vote in parliament today, the UK’s main pharma trade association has urged the politicians to avoid a ‘no deal’ scenario. After...

Flu vaccination service for the year ends

Pharmacists are advised not to administer any further vaccinations under the national community pharmacy Flu Vaccination Service 2018/19. The service has now ended. The two...

DHSC releases first list of April’s price concessions

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has published the first list of price concessions for April. The list, which was released by PSNC...

Tocilizumab one of five rheumatoid arthritis drugs approved by NICE

The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence has named tocilizumab as one of five rheumatoid arthritis drugs the body has decided to approve. In...

Over ?2 billion of prescription drugs dispensed in England in first quarter, says DoH

More than £2 billion worth of prescription drugs were dispensed in England during the first quarter of the year according to figures released by...