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Demand for private health cover surge amid NHS waiting list crisis

The UK health cover market was valued at £6.7 billion in 2022, marking a £385 million increase from the previous year Challenges in accessing the NHS waiting list are pushing...

Community Mental Health survey reveals only 39% felt supported by NHS mental health services

According to the community mental health survey, 42 per cent felt unsupported during critical waiting periods The NHS Long...

Over 50% of pharmacists with disabilities face workplace discrimination

‘Employers should create an environment where pharmacists with disabilities can work safely and without fear of discrimination’ The Pharmacists'...

Galen launches innovative medical food for PKU patients

Pharmaceutical firm Galen on Thursday launched an innovative medical food for people living with the rare, inherited metabolic disorder, phenylketonuria (PKU). The PKU Easy Microtabs...

Jo Churchill keeps her job as Pharmacy Minister in reshuffle

Jo Churchill has kept her role as the junior minister in charge of public health, prevention and primary care in Boris Jonson’s cabinet reshuffle...

NI pharmacies to get £300 SSP cost reimbursement

Northern Ireland community pharmacies will receive a flat fee of £300 as the reimbursement towards costs associated with the introduction of serious shortage protocols...

Government monitoring potential impact of Covid-19 on medicine supply

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) said it was evaluating the potential impact of Covid-19 (coronavirus) on the supply of medicines and...

Supply alert for Levomepromazine 25mg/1ml solution for injection

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has issued a medicine supply notification for Levomepromazine (Nozinan) 25mg/1ml solution for injection. The solution for injection...

UK confirms ninth case of coronavirus

A further patient has tested positive for coronavirus in the UK, bringing the total number of cases in the country to nine. "This virus was...

MHRA recalls Beconase Aqueous Nasal Spray, Gliclazide 40 mg tablets

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a class 3 FMD medicines recall for Beconase Aqueous Nasal Spray and a class...

BREAKING: FSA issues stark warning to CBD industry

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has asked CBD businesses to get their products registered by 31 March 2021 or risk being pulled. After the deadline,...

WHO chief sees chance to stop virus, warns of ‘grave’ threat

The death toll in China from the new coronavirus epidemic jumped on Wednesday, as the chief of the World Health Organization urged countries to work together...

Prof James Kingsland steps down from NAPC board

A founding member of the National Association of Primary Care (NAPC) - Professor James Kingsland OBE - announced he is to step down as an NAPC...

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