Sunday, October 25, 2020

Keith Ridge praises pharmacy technicians for their selfless service during pandemic

Chief pharmaceutical officer for England Dr Keith Ridge has praised pharmacy technicians across all parts of the NHS for their selfless service during the current...

490 EPS items submitted for payment in July

A total of 490 items issued via electronic prescription service (EPS) in July were returned as disallowed by the NHS Business Services Authority. The NHSBSA...

Covid-19 hits Boots UK retail sales in fourth quarter

Persisting challenges due to the Covid-19 pandemic has hit Boots UK by plunging its retail sales by 29.2 per cent during the fourth quarter...

Heathrow launches rapid outbound Covid-19 testing for passengers to unlock routes

Rapid outbound Covid-19 testing for passengers has been launched at London’s Heathrow Airport, designed to return results in an hour, in an effort to...

Well Pharmacy names new non-executive director

Well Pharmacy has announced the appointment of Noel Gordon as its new non-executive director. Gordon, who has extensive experience of driving technological innovation and business...

P2U forges ties with travel insurance broker

A specialist medical travel insurance provider has joined forces with Pharmacy2U in an alliance aimed at providing guidance and support to travellers living with...

British lab joins global network to compare data from potential coronavirus vaccine candidates

A second British laboratory is joining a global lab network to assess data from potential coronavirus vaccines, set up by a major non-profit health...

UK backs Covid-19 vaccine trials that infect volunteers

Britain said on Tuesday (Oct 20) it would back “human challenge” trials, where young and healthy volunteers are deliberately infected with Covid-19, to accelerate...

NPA backs use of tested but unlicensed vaccine against Covid-19 in the interest of...

The National Pharmacy Association (NPA) has said it supports changes to the Human Medicines Regulations 2012 which came into force last week. The NPA is...

UK needs three-week lockdown for Covid reset: SAGE scientist

A government scientific adviser has said it's still not too late for a circuit breaker lockdown, adding that current regional measures will not be effective...