Tuesday, January 19, 2021

BMA winter pressures report shows ‘relentless increases’ in demand for NHS services, says NHS...

NHS Confederation has expressed its agreement to a recent BMA report and said that the report shows ‘relentless increase’ in demand for NHS services. The...

Community pharmacy has bright future: Dukes

Speaking at a conference in London on Sunday, Chief Executive of the Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee (PSNC), Simon Dukes, said that one of the...

UK police probe hundreds of premature hospital deaths

British police opened an investigation on Tuesday into a hospital where hundreds of patients are believed to have died prematurely after being given powerful...

Pfizer posts earnings beat, raises 2019 profit forecast

Pfizer Inc on Tuesday beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit and slightly raised its earnings forecast for the year, as the largest U.S. drugmaker...

‘Technology can open new doors to increase adult vaccinations’

The technology could help to increase vaccination awareness and uptake rates among adults, a recent research report reveals. The report, titled 'Data, bots and drones',...

PSNC launches ‘future of pharmacy’ animation video

The Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee (PSNC) today launched an animation video explaining the role of community pharmacies and how it is likely to fit...

DHSC releases final list of April’s price concessions

The Department of Health and Social Care has published the final list of price concessions for April. The latest instalment follows the first announcement on...

Alliance Healthcare partners with Vitamin Angels to fight child malnutrition

Leading pharmaceutical wholesaler Alliance Healthcare has partnered with Vitamin Angels, a global public health organisation, to reduce preventable illness, blindness and death related to...

Walgreens Boots Alliance names Disney executive to chief digital officer role

Walgreens Boots Alliance, the parent company of Boots UK, has announced a number of key leadership appointments. Gunjan Bhow will soon join the company in...

Opioid painkillers to carry new addiction warnings

All Opioid painkillers will carry additional warnings on their labels highlighting the addiction risk, health secretary Matt Hancock has announced. The health secretary’s statement came...