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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...

Diabetes drug sitagliptin ‘could stop miscarriages’

Diabetic drug sitagliptin could also be repurposed as the first line of treatment to prevent miscarriages by targeting the lining of the womb, according...

NHS records worst ever A&E delays in December

Accident and Emergency (A&E) waiting times across England have recorded the worst ever level since a four-hour target was introduced in 2004, latest figures...

MHRA partners with US firm to train staff using VR-based educational platform

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has partnered with US-based Quality Executive Partners (QxP) to train staff on good manufacturing practices (GMP)...

Pharmacists reminded of transition payment supplement deadline

Pharmacists across the country are reminded to register for providing the Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS) by January 15 to be eligible for a...

LloydsPharmacy turnover drops 8.5 percent in 2019 fiscal

LloydsPharmacy termed 2018-19 as “another exceptionally challenging period,” after reporting an 8.5 percent decrease in turnover. In the financial statements for the year ending March...

Boots hit by another profit drop, confirms closure of 28 stores

Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), the parent company of Boots UK, once again reported a decline in profits as the company's net earnings for the fiscal...

Abbott warns of FreeStyle Libre sensors supply delay

Medical devices and health care company Abbott said they are experiencing delays in fulfilling orders of the FreeStyle Libre sensors to some UK pharmacies. In...

New survey to review foundation pharmacy technician role

A two-week national survey to help review the skills required as an early-years pharmacy technician is being run from January 24 to February 6. Part...

NI-based Galen to expand global reach with POA Pharma acquisition

The Northern Ireland-based pharmaceutical company Galen today announced the completion of a multi-million-pound takeover of boutique healthcare company POA Pharma. The acquisition will help Galen...

COPD cases in UK to rise but not as much as elsewhere in Europe in 2020s

A leading international data analytics firm predicts a 13.3 per cent increase in the total prevalent cases of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) over...

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