Saturday, February 16, 2019

CPPE launches new Optimise programme

The Centre For Pharmacy Postgraduate Education (CPPE) has announced the launch of their new Optimise programme titled Insulins: focus on adjusting dose according to blood glucose levels.

Gabapentin and pregabalin to be controlled as Schedule 3 drugs from April

Gabapentin and pregabalin will become Schedule 3 Controlled Drugs in April 2019. NHS announced tightening of the law last year as the number of...

Danielle Hunt joins Pharmacist Support as new chief executive

Danielle Hunt has joined Pharmacist Support, the profession’s independent charity, as its new Chief Executive. The former Operations Director...

NHS reports data breach as faxes sent to an incorrect recipient

NHS England’s Corporate Information Governance team has been notified by a hotel group that they have received a number of faxes from community pharmacies and GP surgeries across the country.

Online firm ‘Pharmacy To My Door’ secures £240,000 funding

Warwickshire-based online pharmacy group ‘Pharmacy To My Door’ has secured £240,000 from Lloyd Bank as a support to the company’s next stage...

RPS calls for Society Fellowship nominations

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society is now accepting nominations for it's Society Fellowships as the RPS Panel of Fellows will be holding its...

Numark membership hits 4,000 mark

Numark, the UK’s largest virtual chain of independent pharmacies, on Tuesday announced that the company has signed up for its 4000th member.

Raj Aggarwal promoted as Royal Navy Honorary Commander

Prominent Cardiff businessman, pharmacist and public health expert Raj Aggarwal, recipient of the Honorary Lieutenant Commander in the Royal Navy, has been...

Pharmacists can now submit Quality Payments declaration

Community pharmacy contractors can now submit their declaration for a Quality Payment, for the 15th February 2019 review point of the Quality...

‘Fake Xanax’ deaths increase drastically in UK, at least 204 deaths reported since 2015

The fake versions of anti-anxiety drug Alprazolam, sold under the trade name Xanax, are causing huge concern among the health professionals...