Sunday, September 15, 2019

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...

GPhC announces two key appointments but criticism over its draft rules persists

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has announced it has made strides in filling two keys roles although there remains criticism over the clarify of...

Drug companies lose NHS battle

Drug companies have lost a legal battle against schemes promoted by the National Health Service (NHS) that encourage doctors to prescribe cheaper medicines. The...

Pharmacists urged to give GPhC standards feedback

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) the new regulatory body for British pharmacy is currently inviting feedback through a widespread consultation on draft standards. With...

Bigger role for pharmacists, says Clegg

Deputy prime minister Nick Clegg feels it is important the Government takes advantage of the skills of community pharmacists. Pharmacists are often fighting with...

PHARMACY CHALLENGES IN THE 21ST CENTURY

ONE of Britain’s biggest pharmacy groups is urging community pharmacists to urgently adapt and change if they are to survive and better serve local...