Friday, January 18, 2019

Novo Nordisk to withdraw Mixtard 30 insulin products

Novo Nordisk has announced it is to withdraw Mixtard 30 insulin products on 31 December despite pressure from Diabetes UK to reconsider the decision. There...

Sanofi-aventis and Metabolex agree worldwide licensing agreement for type two diabetes treatment

Sanofi-aventis and Metabolex have announced a global licensing agreement on MBX-2982 an oral agent GPR119 receptor agonist for the treatment of Type II Diabetes. GPR119...

ABPI welcome chancellor’s budget proposals on patency

The Chancellor’s decision in his Budget to retain the proposed patent box to help encourage the creation and exploitation of innovation in the UK...

NPA promotes the role of community pharmacists

The National Pharmacy Association (NPA) has promoted the role of community pharmacies in reducing health inequalities at the Inside Government 'Tackling Health Inequalities Through...

Skincare, personal wash and bathroom toiletries predicted to be best-sellers.

Market intelligence provider Key Note has revealed in its latest report that the UK skincare industry was worth almost £2billion last year. The UK market...

Schering-Plough announces reduced wholesaler prescription supply deal

Schering-Plough has announced a reduced wholesaler supply deal for its prescription medicines from July 1. AAH Alliance Healthcare and Phoenix will become exclusive distributors to...

Lloydspharmacy to expand its services

Lloydspharmacy's business division has been given a makeover in a bid to provide pharmacy services to prisons mental health trusts and other NHS and...

NPA voices reservations about new pharmacy automated dispensing machines

  The National Pharmacy Association the body representing community pharmacy in the UK has reacted with dismay at the Government and Department of Health's support...

Pharmacy business market picking up according to Pharmacy Partners

The market for sales of pharmacy businesses is picking up according to pharmacy finance company Pharmacy Partners which suggested it had seen a “record...

Crown Prosecution Service release guidelines for the criminal prosecution of pharmacists

The Crown Prosecution Service has released guidelines over the criminal prosecution of pharmacists for dispensing errors. The guidance sets out key tests for prosecutors to...