Thursday, October 24, 2019

Camurus launches opioid treatment Buvidal in UK

Sweden-based Camurus has launched Buvidal, an advance in opioid dependence treatment, to the UK market. The drug is available in weekly and monthly formulations and...

NHS England must reveal plans for Murray review by the autumn, says APPG

The All-Party Pharmacy Group has urged NHS England to reveal if and how it will implement the recommendations of the Murray review, which outlines...

NPA calls for UK pharmacies to provide free contraception and sexual health advice

The National Pharmacy Association has called for free emergency contraception and sexual health advice to be made available in pharmacies across the UK. The service...

Liberal Democrats lobby for change to criminalisation of dispensing errors

Pharmacists may no longer work in fear of criminal proceedings for unintentional dispensing errors if a proposal launched by the Liberal Democrats to have...

Winner of RPS practice research award hailed for inspiring work

Dr Sarah Slight won the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s practice research award for her work in pharmacy research._x000D_ _x000D_ Applications for the award, which is also run...

Ultimate sanction of technicians should include ‘meaningful loss of income, career damage and loss...

The Pharmacists’ Defence Association (PDA) has said the ultimate regulatory sanction of pharmacy technicians should represent “a meaningful loss of income, career damage and...

Pharmacies set to offer free ‘high street heart checks’

Community pharmacies across England are set to offer free heart checks as part of the government's plans to ward off serious ill health. Dubbed a...

Boots to carry out care home audits to uncover antimicrobial resistance issues

Boots will carry out an audit of the care homes it supports to uncover the issues around antimicrobial resistance and the role community pharmacists...

London pharmacies struck by crime 200 times last year, according to the Metropolitan Police

Figures released by the Metropolitan Police show that pharmacists were targeted by criminals over 200 times in London alone last year with assault armed...