Monday, April 12, 2021

AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine candidate begins late-stage US study

AstraZeneca Plc said on Monday (August 31) it has begun enrolling adults for a US-funded, 30,000-subject late-stage study of its high profile Covid-19 vaccine...

Chiesi releases additional batches of Clenil Modulite 100mcg

Chiesi has released additional Clenil Modulite 100mcg (beclometasone) batches into the UK supply chain following a steep rise in the demand for the product. The...

UK has reached 200,000 capacity testing target: Government

Britain has reached its 200,000 capacity testing target for the coronavirus, including the means for 40,000 antibody tests a day, the government said on Sunday...

New Covid-19 app launched to boost contact tracing

The government plans to launch a new Covid-19 app across England and Wales later this month which will allow people to use QR codes...

First Celtic Pharmacy Conference begins in Edinburgh

The pharmacy profession’s first Celtic Conference is taking place in Edinburgh today. More than 200 pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and fellow healthcare professionals are participating in...

New tool launched to help diabetics gain better control of their condition

A new tool to help healthcare professionals boost referrals to structured education courses for people with diabetes was announced today by Diabetes UK and...

GPhC, PSNI agree for UK-wide registration assessment from June 2021

General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) and Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland (PSNI), regulatory bodies for pharmacists in Britain and Northern Ireland, have agreed for a...

Pharmacies welcome ‘ambitious’ NHS Long Term Plan, noting funding needs

Trade and professional bodies in the pharmacy sector welcomed the NHS Long Term Plan, published yesterday, which envisages ‘an essential role’ for...

Novartis to make US researchers’ Covid-19 gene therapy vaccine hopeful

Novartis re-entered vaccine making on Thursday (May 28), inking a manufacturing deal with a US team whose Covid-19 candidate relies on technology similar to that of...

MHRA partners with US firm to train staff using VR-based educational platform

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has partnered with US-based Quality Executive Partners (QxP) to train staff on good manufacturing practices (GMP)...