Friday, January 22, 2021

NPA member asks for rent respite, landlord offers three-month holiday

The National Pharmacy Association (NPA) says community pharmacy contractors could consider requesting their landlords for a temporary rent-free period to help ease the financial...

Instanyl 100mcg nasal spray solution recalled

The Medicines and Health products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) on Monday (Jan 18) issued a drug recall for Instanyl 100mcg nasal spray solution of Takeda...

UK says Covid-19 vaccine supply ‘not as good as hoped’

Britain’s vaccine rollout is limited by a “lumpy” manufacturing process affecting supplies of both Pfizer and AstraZeneca, but is on track to hit its...

More than a third of over 80s vaccinated against Covid-19

More than a third of people in England aged 80 or over have received at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine as of...

‘Urgent action needed to address dementia issues’

The Alzheimer’s Research UK has urged the government to take immediate action to address the challenge of dementia to improve healthy ageing process. Following findings...

Welsh pharmacies start Covid-19 jabs pilot

Pharmacies in Wales have started to administer Covid-19 vaccines with a pilot starting in  Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board on Friday (Jan 15). Fferyllfa Llŷn...

NHS publishes Discharge Medicines Service toolkit

The NHS on Friday (Jan 15), published a 'toolkit' for pharmacy staff to assist and support cross-sector the implementation of the Discharge Medicines Service...

PDA urges employers to allow exam-facing prov-reg pharmacists some flexibility

The PDA has urged pharmacy employers to remain flexible and supportive towards provisionally registered pharmacists as they are scheduled to face exams in March...

Vaccines minister Nadhim Zahawi to speak at Sigma’s pharmacy webinar on Feb 10

Vaccines minister Nadhim Zahawi will be speaking at the first of a series of pharmacy webinars which are being hosted by Sigma Pharmaceuticals from next month. Zahawi...

DH releases first drug price concessions list for January

The Department of Health and Social Care (DH) on Friday (Jan 15) has released its first drug price concessions list for January 2021. The...