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Sigma 2024 Conference: Rishi Sunak sends best wishes to all the participants

The 14th Annual Community Pharmacy Conference by Sigma Pharmaceuticals began on Monday, 25 February at Sun City, South Africa. Dr. Bharat Shah, Manish Shah, and Kamal Shah, co-founders of the...

Peak Pharmacy branches in Derbyshire and Staffordshire find new owners

‘There is a resurgence in demand for pharmacies that dispense below 4,000 items’ Independent pharmacy chain, Peak Pharmacy, has...

JAS UK granted WDA(H) license for its pharma and healthcare division

Securing the license empowers JAS UK's pharma and healthcare division to seamlessly connect with the company’s more than...

DHSC issues coronavirus guidance for adult social care sector

Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) on Friday launched a new guidance for adult social care to better protect the most vulnerable against...

DHSC publishes first list of March price concessions

The Department of Health and Social Care on Friday announced the first list of drug price concessions for March. The list of prices, revealed by PSNC,...

NPA demands contingency fund for pharmacies to tackle coronavirus impact

National Pharmacy Association (NPA) has called for a series of contingency measures for pharmacies to mitigate against the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19). The association said...

PDA cancels national conference in coronavirus response

The PDA today announced that it will be cancelling four events including its national conference on account of the ongoing coronavirus situation. The national conference...

GPhC launches guidance on getting medicines online

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC), along with other healthcare regulators, today launched a new guide to help people access safe and right medicines or...

Parallel trade must continue after end of transition period, asserts BAEPD chief

The British Association of European Pharmaceutical Distributors (BAEPD) has said parallel pharmaceutical trade should continue beyond 31st December 2020, the end of the 11-month...

EXPLAINED: The logic behind Britain’s coronavirus ‘delay’ bet

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has cautioned that more families will lose their loved ones to the coronavirus but has taken a distinctly different...

Mixed bag for retailers as coronavirus fears grow

A sign reading ‘hand sanitiser available here’ flaps in the wind outside a food shop in West Croydon. Abid Budd who works at Savemore in...

West Lothian village gets second pharmacy

Blackburn in West Lothian, Scotland is set to welcome a second pharmacy. “A further action within the Blackburn’s Future Plan that came from the consultation carried out...

NICE recommends new ‘cost-effective’ migraine drug

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) today recommended Teva’s migraine drug fremanezumab, sold under the brand name Ajovy, for NHS use. The final...

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