Friday, January 22, 2021

Ipsen appoints Gwenan White as executive VP

Ipsen has announced the appointment of Gwenan White as its executive vice president for its communications and public affairs wing. Effective from March 2021, White...

New pharmacy guide to combat fake drugs

The International Pharmaceutical Federation (IPF) and the WHO have jointly published a curriculum guide to educate pharmacy trainers on substandard and falsified (SF) medicines...

Pharmacists’ safety should be topmost priority while launching vaccination plans: PDA

The Pharmacists Defence Association (PDA) has said that concerned authorities and other stakeholders should ensure the safety and make workload considerations of pharmacy teams...

Vallance says hospitals look like war zones as UK closes in on 100K virus...

Some NHS hospitals look like war zones with doctors struggling to cope with an influx of patients infected with Covid-19, the government’s top scientific...

GPhC publishes new initial education and training standards for pharmacists

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has published its new initial education and training standards for pharmacists which will be gradually implemented from this year...

Vaccine supply workers to get Covid-19 jabs following AstraZeneca request

Government on Tuesday (Jan 19) said it would give Covid-19 shots to up to 2,000 people working in vaccine supply chains, after AstraZeneca requested...

Scotland injects £5m to new NHS pharmacy delivery service

In a boost to Scottish community pharmacies, country's government and Community Pharmacy Scotland (CPS) have joined hands to launch NHS community pharmacy delivery service. The...

Over four million receive first dose of Covid-19 vaccine

More than four million people in the UK have received their first dose of Covid-19 vaccine as part of nation's biggest vaccination drive. The NHS...

Sanofi drug recognised as ‘promising innovative medicine’

The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has granted ‘promising innovative medicine’ (PIM) designation to a medicine being developed by Sanofi. Nirsevimab, an extended...

It’s now over 70s’ turn to get Covid-19 jabs

People aged 70 and over, along with clinically extremely vulnerable patients, have started receiving invitations for vaccination against Covid-19 from Monday (Jan 18). The Department...