Saturday, May 8, 2021

Medicines defect alert issued for Syonell 250mg, 500mg gastro-resistant tablets

The Medicines and Health products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a class four medicines defect alert for Syonell 250mg & 500mg gastro-resistant tablets of...

Sentences increased for Kent drug peddlers

Four Kent-based men who were convicted of drug peddling and money laundering have been jailed for longer after the solicitor general referred their original...

Boots signs new five-year deal with Cegedim for dispensing support

Boots UK has announced a new five-year, multi-million pound deal with Cegedim Healthcare Solutions for the provision of essential services to support dispensing across...

DH includes Pregabalin capsules in final April price concessions list

The Department of Health and Social Care (DH) has announced final drug price concessions list for April 2021 on Friday (April 30). The list...

UK administers over 50m doses of Covid jabs

Over 50 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine have been administered in the UK, with over a quarter of adults having received both doses,...

All aged 40 and above invited for Covid-19 jabs

The NHS has started inviting all people aged 40 and above to book a Covid-19 jab at a vaccination centre of their choice or...

Pfizer’s Ben Osborn is new president of ABPI

The UK country manager of Pfizer, Ben Osborn, has been confirmed as the new president of the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI). Pinder Sahota,...

UK to host global summit next year to speed up new vaccine development effort

The UK is all set to host a summit with the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), a scientific coalition, next year in order...

Mixed reaction from candidates after GPhC announces result of first online prov reg assessment

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) announced on Thursday (April 30) that the overall pass rate for the 2021 registration assessment was 88.2 per cent. The...

LloydsPharmacy home care push reaches 100,000 patient milestone

LloydsPharmacy Clinical Homecare (LPCH) claims to have reached a milestone of reaching out to at least 100,000 patients across the UK in supporting them...