Sunday, July 12, 2020

Supply alert for Pregaday tablets

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has issued a medicine supply alert for Recipharm's ferrous fumarate 322mg and folic acid 350mcg tablets. The...

‘Scrap VAT rate applied to sunscreen products’

Co-op Midcounties has urged the government to exempt sunscreen products from value added tax (VAT). The consumer co-operative has written to the government to reclassify...

Atif Saddiq to lead RPS’s advisory group for younger pharmacists

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS)'s has appointed Atif Saddiq to chair its Early Careers Pharmacist Advisory Group on a three-year term. Saddiq, a portfolio pharmacist...

BREAKING: Boots will cut more than 4,000 jobs, but plans exclude pharmacists

Boots has announced that it's planning to cut more than 4,000 jobs as part of a major shake-up to mitigate the "significant impact" of...

Indian, US researchers plan ‘joint clinical trials’ of Ayurvedic formulations against Covid-19

Researchers in India and the US could soon initiate “joint clinical trials” for Ayurvedic formulations against the novel coronavirus, a top Indian diplomat has...

Video consultation extended to pharmacy in Wales

Welsh government on Tuesday (July 7) extended video consultation services to community pharmacies, dental practices and opticians. The latest move by the minister for Health...

PSNC kicks off formal talks with government on Covid-19 funding for pharmacy

The Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committe (PSNC) has just announced that it has begun discussions with government on what it called "high-level community pharmacy costs...

Community Pharmacy Scotland issues guidance on wearing face coverings

Following the Scottish government’s announcement that face coverings will be mandatory in enclosed indoor spaces, including pharmacies, from July 10, Community Pharmacy Scotland (CPS) has...

Home Office’s new move to end violence against shopworkers may help pharmacy

The Home Secretary on Tuesday (July 7) set out plans to crack down on abuse and violence against shopworkers. The latest move is seen as...

India’s Cipla set to undercut rivals with generic Remdesivir: Sources

Indian drugmaker Cipla Ltd has priced its generic version of Remdesivir, Cipremi, at £42.36 ($53.34) per 100 mg vial, according to several sources, making...