Friday, September 25, 2020

MHRA issues class 4 drug alert for batches of Amoxicillin 500 mg capsules BP...

Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) on Monday released a class 4 drug alert and defect information for certain batches of Amoxicillin 500...

NHS England launches ‘Help Us Help You’ Pharmacy campaign

The NHS England has launched their ‘Help Us, Help You’ campaign today, 4th February, encouraging the public to use their local pharmacy as their...
brexit stockpiling

Drug stockpiling a ‘matter of life and death’ for some

With just 56 days until Britain leaves the EU, Jo Elgarf has begun stockpiling food in case politicians fail to strike an...

Community pharmacy ideally placed to fight AMR in care homes, research shows

Community pharmacy teams are ideally placed to support both residents and carers in care homes in the appropriate and effective use of...

Pharmacy bodies welcome GP contract changes; want similar approach for themselves

The new five-year contract for general practice announced by the NHS England has been welcomed by pharmacy bodies. The deal...
Doctor and patient taking notes in surgery

New GP funding deal provides for hiring 20,000 support staff including pharmacists

NHS England has announced a new five-year contract for general practice, terming it as the first major pillar implementing the NHS Long...
Novartis

Exiting GSK venture helps Novartis to post 64% jump in 2018 profit

Swiss pharmaceuticals giant Novartis said Wednesday that the sale of its stake in a joint venture with Britain's GlaxoSmithKlein helped boost net...

Lawmakers demand May to renegotiate Brexit divorce deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May was on a collision course with the European Union on Wednesday after lawmakers demanded she renegotiate a...
Pharmacies advised to ‘carefully consider’ FMD verification systems

Adhere to FMD deadline irrespective of any Brexit scenario, pharmacies urged

Community pharmacies must work towards compliance with the Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) in time for the February 9 deadline irrespective of any...
Diabetes

Diabetes UK launches Pharmacy Leaders programme

Diabetes UK have launched a new leadership programme, in collaboration with Novo Nordisk, which aims to identify future pharmacist leaders and enable...