Sunday, October 25, 2020

Pharmacies to get flu vaccination materials from this week

Community pharmacies will start receiving flu vaccination materials by courier from Friday (October 9), the Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee (PSNC) has said. The resources, which...

Asda launches drive-through flu jab service

Asda Pharmacy has launched a drive-through flu jab service to help vulnerable people get their flu vaccination without exposing themselves to Covid-19. The service -...

Brexit forum concerned about medicine supply after end of transition period

A group representing community pharmacy stakeholders has expressed its concerns over the lack of clarity around supply of medicines from Great Britain to Northern...

18 drugs in October price concessions list

The Department of Health and Social Care (DH) on Thursday (October 15) released first price concessions list for October 2020. The list of 18...

UK needs three-week lockdown for Covid reset: SAGE scientist

A government scientific adviser has said it's still not too late for a circuit breaker lockdown, adding that current regional measures will not be effective...

490 EPS items submitted for payment in July

A total of 490 items issued via electronic prescription service (EPS) in July were returned as disallowed by the NHS Business Services Authority. The NHSBSA...

Alphega Pharmacy unveils new patient app

Alphega Pharmacy has announced the launch of a new patient-facing app to cater to the growing demand for digital solutions to fulfil prescriptions and...

GPs are not ‘rationing’ flu jabs: RCGP

The Royal College of GPs (RCGP) has said surgery doctors are not ‘rationing’ flu vaccines, but are prioritising patients most in urgent need. This comes...

DH includes 18 drugs in final drug price concessions list for September

The Department of Health and Social Care (DH) on Thursday (October 1) has released final drug price concessions list for September 2020. Final drug price...

Scotland to impose two-week mini lockdown from Friday: The Sun

To tackle a surge in Covid-19 cases, Scotland is ‘to bring in two-week circuit breaker coronavirus lockdown at 7pm on Friday’, The Sun newspaper...