Monday, September 28, 2020

UK secures 60 million doses of Sanofi-GSK Covid-19 vaccine

Britain has signed a deal for up to 60 million doses of a possible Covid-19 vaccine being developed by Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline, it said on...

RPS announces training on antimicrobial stewardship

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society today announced a training on antimicrobial stewardship for primary and secondary care pharmacists in England in 2020. The announcement was made...

Hancock pays glowing tribute to pharmacy even as he pledges 100,000 tests a day...

Matt Hancock has paid a glowing tribute to community pharmacy after he returned to work following a week of self-isolation due to Covid-19. “This is...

Codeword scheme to use pharmacy visits to tackle rise in domestic abuse

Domestic abuse victims will be able to seek help by giving a codeword to shop staff or pharmacists under a new scheme announced on...

Eight drugs included in second July 2020 price concession list

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has granted price concession for eight drugs. The second price concession list released for July 2020...

Teva launches pre-filled fremanezumab pen for anti-CGRP migraine therapy  

Teva UK has launched a pre-filled pen for fremanezumab (Ajovy) injection. This will give patients on Ajovy added convenience and flexibility not previously available with the pre-filled...

‘Glucosamine supplements may lower heart risk’

The habitual use of Glucosamine supplements might also be related to a lower risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), a recent research reveals. Glucosamine, mostly sold...

Liberal Democrats promise free prescriptions for mental health patients

The Liberal Democrats' manifesto for the 2019 general election promises free prescriptions for people with chronic mental health conditions. Published on Wednesday, the manifesto pledges...

Sigma crowned national champion at top awards event

Sigma Pharmaceuticals on Sunday won the 'national champion' crown at this year's National Family Business Awards in the 'health and care services' category. In a press...
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Negotiations begin on Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework 2019/20

The Department of Health and Social Care, NHS England and the Pharmaceutical Service Negotiating Committee have begun discussions for the Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework...