Thursday, April 25, 2019

DHSC reveals second wave of drug price concessions

The Department of Health and Social Care has announced the second wave of drug price concessions. The announcement, revealed by the PSNC, was made yesterday...

Lloydspharmacy bolsters operations with appointment of new head of online

Lloydspharmacy has bolstered its operations with the appointment of Paul Johnson as head of online a role that will see him cover web and...

Pharmacy has key role to play in early detection of lung cancer

Community pharmacists have an important role to play in the early detection of lung cancer according to Dr Jesme Fox medical director of the...

Pharmacy Voice signs up to NHS England safety scheme

Pharmacy Voice has pledged its support for a scheme launched by NHS England which is designed to create a culture of transparency and honesty...

Over ?5 million of counterfeit medicines seized during worldwide crackdown, reveals MHRA

Over £5 million of counterfeit and illegal medicines was seized in a series of stings around the world as part of the ongoing fight...
John Bacon

New Chair for Company Chemists’ Association 

John Bacon, former head of NHS in London, has been appointed as the new Chair of the Company Chemists’ Association (CCA). Bacon has over 30 years’...

Leukaemia sufferers given hope with release of new drug

Sufferers of acute myeloid leukaemia have been given hope after trials of a new drug preventing relapse in patients under 60 was launched. The treatment...

Tributes flood in after death of Day Lewis founder

_x000D_ By Neil Trainis_x000D_ _x000D_  _x000D_ _x000D_  _x000D_ _x000D_ The world of community pharmacy has been rocked by the death of Kirit Patel, the chief executive of Day Lewis, who passed...

Specials under section 10 could cause “potential decline in quality” claims APSM

Pharmacists concerned that suppliers may be providing specials under the section 10 exemption of the Medicines Act were warned to exercise caution by the...