Saturday, February 16, 2019
Falsified Iclusig 45mg (30 tablets) version

WHO warns of falsified leukaemia drugs made from paracetamol

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has issued a medical product alert notifying patients, pharmacists and doctors of falsified versions of Iclusig 15...

Clinical governance deadlines fast approaching

PSNC on Monday issued a reminder for community pharmacy contractors as the clinical governance deadlines are approaching fast. Three...

APTUK appoints Liz Fidler as new president

The Association of Pharmacy Technicians UK (APTUK) has appointed Liz Fidler as their new president and Ellen Williams as vice president following...
Manichem

Enimed acquires Manichem pharmacies

Enimed Limited, which owns a chain of seven pharmacies, announced the acquisition of Manichem Group, which comprises a portfolio of 19 pharmacies....
Pharmacies advised to ‘carefully consider’ FMD verification systems

FMD safety regulations take effect

The Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD), the new EU system to protect patients from fake medicines, went live across the UK and Europe on...

Carol Black to lead independent review of drugs

Home Secretary Sajid Javid has on Friday (8 February) appointed Professor Dame Carol Black to lead a major review that will look...

As FMD goes live, concerns rise on UK dropping out in event of no-deal...

The Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD), the new system to protect patients from fake medicines is going live across the UK and Europe on...

GPhC to take ‘pragmatic approach’ on FMD implementation

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) said it intends to take a “pragmatic and proportionate approach” on the safety features under the Falsified...

Shingles vaccine sales boost GSK’s profits

UK’s biggest drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) on Wednesday announced its 2018 full year fourth quarter results and the company’s annual net profit doubled...

338,000 admitted to hospitals in 2017-18 as a result of alcohol drinking

A new NHS Digital report reveals that there were 338,000 admissions to hospitals in 2017-18 as a result of alcohol drinking.