Saturday, May 8, 2021

Abbott warns of FreeStyle Libre sensors supply delay

Medical devices and health care company Abbott said they are experiencing delays in fulfilling orders of the FreeStyle Libre sensors to some UK pharmacies. In...

New survey to review foundation pharmacy technician role

A two-week national survey to help review the skills required as an early-years pharmacy technician is being run from January 24 to February 6. Part...

NI-based Galen to expand global reach with POA Pharma acquisition

The Northern Ireland-based pharmaceutical company Galen today announced the completion of a multi-million-pound takeover of boutique healthcare company POA Pharma. The acquisition will help Galen...

COPD cases in UK to rise but not as much as elsewhere in Europe...

A leading international data analytics firm predicts a 13.3 per cent increase in the total prevalent cases of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) over...

Largest study yet offers no clear talc link to ovarian cancer

U.S. researchers who conducted the largest study yet into whether applying powder to the genitals increases a woman's risk of ovarian cancer were unable...

Series of NHS webinars on draft PCN service specifications kicks off tomorrow

NHS England and NHS Improvement are hosting a series of webinars to discuss the draft of the five primary care service specifications to be...

BREAKING: GPhC proposes 39 per cent hike in pharmacy premises registration fees; NPA critical

The National Pharmacy Association has vehemently opposed General Pharmaceutical Council's latest proposal to increase registration fees for pharmacy premises by a whopping 39 per...

Too old? Too slow? No! Debut marathon runners may add years to life

First-time marathon runners can add years to their lives and reap the health rewards of lower blood pressure and healthier arteries, even if they...

£40 million investment to update outdated NHS tech

The government has announced a £40 million investment in frontline technology as the current outdated systems sometimes force NHS staff to log into as...

Drug developers take fresh aim at ‘guided-missile’ cancer drugs

Dozens of drugmakers are conducting human trials for a record 89 therapies that pair antibodies with toxic agents to fight cancer, evidence of renewed...