Tuesday, August 20, 2019

GPhC updates information policy

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has published an updated version of its publication and disclosure policy. The policy details the procedures the GPhC adopts in publishing...

Whaley Bridge pharmacist delivers vital medication during floods

Rajesh Modi, pharmacist manager at Well Pharmacy, is a popular and familiar figure in Whaley Bridge. Last week he went above the line of duty...

‘Weak UK market’ drives downs McKesson profits in Europe

Profits in the European business declined by 50 per cent in the three months to June, McKesson, the parent company of LloydsPharmacy, reported in...

Boots parent to close about 200 stores in US

Walgreens Boots Alliance, the parent company of Boots UK, said on Tuesday it plans to close about 200 US stores. The latest announcement follows the...

Same day GP appointment down by half with pharmacist-led telephone triage system

A pharmacist-led telephone triage system, piloted in a London GP practice, has reduced same day face-to-face GP appointments by 50 percent. The three-month pilot has...

Applications open for CPPE’s Foundation pharmacist training pathway

Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education (CPPE) has invited applications for its Foundation pharmacist training pathway. The 12-month programme, which starts on 4 November, is intended to...

Most Sinemet products back in stock

Merck Sharp and Dohme Limited (MSD) has confirmed that all but two of its Sinemet products are now available. The pharma giant expects the Sinemet...

GSK grants licence for clinical-stage Ebola vaccines to US institute

British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline is giving up its work on developing three potential vaccines against the deadly Ebola and Marburg viruses, despite an ongoing Ebola...

Community Pharmacy Scotland announces new charity partner

Community Pharmacy Scotland has announced Alzheimer Scotland as its new charity partner, effective from this month. CPS said the Scottish-focussed charity is doing outstanding work to...

Teva’s Gabitril tablets to be out of stock till September

Gabitril tablets (Tiagabine) made by Teva will be out of stock till the end of September. The company said the availability is hit by a...