Monday, October 26, 2020
The headquarters of the European Medicines Agency in London

EU medicines agency set to leave London

Dutch officials handed over a pair of clogs and the keys to the European Medicines Agency's temporary base in Amsterdam on Wednesday...

Falsified Medicines Directive to come into force in a month

The Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) legislation, biggest change to supply chain in decades which will affect all community pharmacists, hospitals and dispensing...

Pharmacies welcome ‘ambitious’ NHS Long Term Plan, noting funding needs

Trade and professional bodies in the pharmacy sector welcomed the NHS Long Term Plan, published yesterday, which envisages ‘an essential role’ for...

NHS Long Term Plan envisages ‘essential role’ for pharmacists

NHS Long Term Plan, published today (7 January), said pharmacists will have “an essential role to play” in delivering the goals set...
NHS Long Term Plan

NHS Long Term Plan focuses on prevention to save up to half a million...

Prime Minister Theresa May today (7 January) launched the NHS Long Term Plan that aims to tackle major killer conditions and save...

Bristol-Myers Squibb to buy rival Celgene in largest biopharma deal

New York-based pharmaceutical giant Bristol-Myers Squibb said on Thursday it would buy US biotech firm Celgene Corp for about $74 billion (£58.63 billion), combining...

Boots acquires health tech business Wiggly-Amps

Boots UK has announced the acquisition of Wiggly-Amps Limited, a health technology company, which has developed a digital solution that enables patients...

MHRA issues pharmacy level recall for Irbesartan drugs

Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) on Thursday (03 December) issued a class 2 pharmacy and wholesaler level recall for certain batches...

NHS to stop sending paper Drug Tariff unless pharmacists opt-in

NHS England will stop sending printed copies of the Drug Tariff to community pharmacies after the January 2019 edition unless pharmacists registered...

Pharmacists recognised in New Year Honours List

Vijay Patel, chairman and chief executive of Waymade Pharmaceuticals and James McElnay, Professor at the School of Pharmacy, Queen’s University Belfast, both...