Tuesday, January 19, 2021

PDA progresses compensation claim for pharmacists affected by Well data breach

The Pharmacists’ Defence Association (PDA) have announced their decision to progress with a compensation claim for its members affected by the Well Pharmacy data...

Avoid ‘no deal’ Brexit: UK Pharma body urges politicians

Ahead of a crucial vote in parliament today, the UK’s main pharma trade association has urged the politicians to avoid a ‘no deal’ scenario. After...

GPhC appoints five new Council members

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has appointed five new members to its governing body. The terms of new joiners Aamer Safdar, Ann Jacklin, Neil...

GSK’s Emma Walmsely becomes highest-paid female FTSE 100 boss

Emma Walmsely of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has become the highest-paid female FTSE 100 chief executive after she received a £1m pay rise last year. According to the...

Boots Ballot: PDA Union secures overwhelming victory

An overwhelming majority of pharmacists at Boots have chosen to join a trade union in a long-running dispute over union recognition. A total of 3,229...

MHRA issues six new no-deal Brexit guidances

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) on Monday released six new guidelines related to a no-deal Brexit scenario. The guidance documents are on...

PSNC issues Serious Shortage Protocols guideline

As the final legislative changes for the Serious Shortage Protocols (SSPs) are expected to be passed before Easter, the PSNC issued an interim briefing...

DHSC, PSNC agree on provisional contractual arrangements

The Department of Health and Social Care and the PSNC have agreed on provisional arrangements for the Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework (CPCF). It will...

SecureMed updates FMD alert message wordings

SecureMed, the UK Medicines Verification Organisation which runs the Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD), is updating the wording of 11 alert messages and one related...

GPhC to increase entry and renewal fees from July

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) today announced an increase to entry and renewal fees for pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and registered pharmacies from July 1,...