Sunday, April 11, 2021

NHS rolls out headache-busting gadget

The NHS has released headache-busting gadget across the country to support patients suffering from cluster headaches. A small, portable device that can zap away excruciating...

India’s Zydus seeks regulator’s nod to use hepatitis drug for Covid-19

Indian pharmaceutical giant Zydus Cadila on Monday (April 5) sought approval from India's drug regulator for additional indication of its hepatitis drug Pegylated Interferon...

Dr Jenny Harries marks launch of UK Health Security Agency

New chief executive of the UKHSA, Dr Jenny Harries marked her first day with a visit to the Colindale laboratories in North London last week. The...

PDA urges for funding, expertise to bring proposed changes to pharmacists’ initial education and...

The Pharmacists' Defence Association has urged the GPhC and others to properly allocate necessary funding to bring proposed changes to the pharmacists’ initial education...

MURs have been decommissioned

Community pharmacy owners have reminded not to provide any more Medicines Use Review (MURs) as the service has now been decommissioned. Contractors were able to...

Trimethoprim tablets included in final March price concessions list

The Department of Health and Social Care (DH) has released its final drug price concessions list for March 2021. The list of drugs includes...

New 35 entries push DND product list to over 300

A further 35 drugs have been included to the 'discount not deducted' (DND) list for which the discount deduction scale will no longer apply...

Only a fifth with Covid-19 symptoms in UK seek test: Study

Only one person in five in Britain with Covid-19 symptoms has sought or would seek a test, according to a study which found a...

RPS lambastes race report for ‘playing down’ institutional racism across the UK

President of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society Sandra Gidley says the RPS is "extremely disappointed" that a government-commissioned review into racism has concluded the United Kingdom...

Alphega pharmacy in Ashtead launches Covid-19 vaccination service

Buckley Pharmacy is one of the 50 Alphega pharmacies nationwide that have now joined the fight against Covid-19 by administering vaccines to protect their local...