Thursday, November 26, 2020

Winter flu season peaks with more than 2,000 admitted to intensive care

A total of 2,182 people were admitted to an intensive care unit (ICU) or high-dependency unit (HDU) and 195 confirmed deaths were reported in...

Camurus launches opioid treatment Buvidal in UK

Sweden-based Camurus has launched Buvidal, an advance in opioid dependence treatment, to the UK market. The drug is available in weekly and monthly formulations and...

Trazodone use not associated with reduced dementia risk, claims study

A new research found no association between the use of antidepressant trazodone and reduced risk of dementia compared with other antidepressants. The UK population-based study,...
Prime Minister Theresa May vowed to fight for her draft divorce deal with the European Union on Thursday

Sigma Conference: Community pharmacy is ‘frontline of NHS’, says May

By Shailesh Solanki and Sarwar Alam in Muscat, Oman Prime minister Theresa May has voiced her strong support for community pharmacy, calling it the ‘frontline...
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Ballot papers posted for Boots pharmacists’ vote on PDA Union recognition

As the ballot papers are posted to the home addresses of eligible voters, Boots pharmacists can now vote on PDA Union's official recognition. The pharmacists...

MHRA issues medical device alert on Accu-Chek Insight insulin pumps

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) on Tuesday issued a medical device alert for healthcare workers and diabetes departments on Accu-Chek Insight...

Applications open for CPPE clinical medication review e-course

The Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education (CPPE) on Tuesday announced the start of a new batch for the Clinical medication review e-course. The 12-week long...

MHRA issues class 4 defect information: Atropine Sulfate 3mg/10ml Solution for injection in pre-filled...

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) on Monday issued a class 4defect information regarding Atropine Sulfate 3mg/10ml Solution for injection in pre-filled...

PSNC to establish Community Pharmacy Technology Forum

The Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee (PSNC) held its first new-style quarterly meeting in London on 6-7 of February and agreed to the strategic plan...

MHRA warns of congenital malformations associated with Carbimazole

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) on Monday (18 February) issued a new drug safety update, warning increased risk of congenital malformations...