Saturday, May 8, 2021

Competact 15mg/850mg tablets to remain out of stock until May 14

The Department of Health and Social Care (DH) has extended serious shortage protocol (SSP011) issued for Competact 15mg/850mg tablets. SSP011 for Competact 15mg/850mg tablets was...

Pandemic impacted mental health of over 80 per cent female healthcare staff: Survey

Over 80 per cent of the female healthcare staff have reported that their job had a greater negative impact than usual on their emotional...

Hancock announces £29m into new labs to tackle Covid-19 variants

The government will spend £29.3m on new Covid-19 vaccine laboratories in an effort to protect the country from the threat of new variants, health...

UK looks at Covid booster shot options, says minister Zahawi

British officials are currently looking at which Covid-19 vaccines would offer the best booster shot for vulnerable people later this year and no decisions...

Third Covid jab for over 50s in autumn: The Times

Everyone aged over 50 in Britain will be offered a third Covid-19 vaccination jab in the autumn in an attempt to eradicate the threat...

HubRx signs contracts for state of the art hub-and-spoke facility for independents

HubRx today (May 4) announced that it has signed contracts to acquire and develop a new facility to create the UK’s first centralised automated...

PSNI seeks public support to nab pharmacy robber who threatened to physically assault staff...

The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) is probing a robbery case reported at a community pharmacy in Portadown, Co Armagh on April 28. The police...

MP leads calls to make PrEP available across community pharmacies

The NHS has been urged to take quick steps to move forward with the pilot on improving access to HIV drug - pre-exposure prophylaxis...

Cohens Group co-founder Anwer Patel dies aged 66

Tributes have been paid to the "kind and compassionate" pharmacist and co-founder of Cohens Chemist Anwer Patel, who died last week aged 66. Patel from...

NICE review allows use of Biogen drug for spinal muscular atrophy

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has announced that more patients with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) will benefit from using nusinersen...