Sunday, April 11, 2021

LloydsPharmacy apologises for emergency contraception refusal in south London branch

The Guardian newspaper reports that LlodysPharmacy has been forced to apologise after a customer was refused emergency contraception by a ‘relief’ pharmacist. The incident happened...

Pharmacists, GSK CEO, pharmacy professor among recipients of 2020 Queen’s Birthday honours

Pharmacists working in the community and hospital settings, chief executive officer of a pharmaceutical giant and a pharmacy academic are among the recipients of...

MHRA recalls Sanofi’s Epilim 500mg tablets

The Medicines and Health products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a class two medicines recall for Epilim 500mg gastro-resistant tablets (PL 04425/0303) of Sanofi. Sanofi...

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...

NPA backs use of tested but unlicensed vaccine against Covid-19 in the interest of...

The National Pharmacy Association (NPA) has said it supports changes to the Human Medicines Regulations 2012 which came into force last week. The NPA is...

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...

Alliance Healthcare pledges to reduce single-use plastic by 60 per cent in three years

Alliance Healthcare UK has pledged to reduce the use of single-use secondary plastic by 60 per cent within three years. Measures undertaken by the company...

‘Pharmacy is at the heart of our priorities’

Sanofi’s UK head Hugo Fry speaks exclusively to Pharmacy Business on how community pharmacy needs to plug into the next big innovations around a...

Well’s online prescription service reaches over 100K customers

The online NHS prescription service of Well Pharmacy has served over 100,000 customers, the pharmacy chain said on Thursday (October 29). Launched in 2018, the...