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RPS releases general election manifesto: Key asks revealed

It urges the next government to review prescription charges in England and strengthen the UK’s medicines supply chain  The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS), professional membership body for pharmacists and...

CCA urges urgent action on shortage of designated prescribing practitioners

It has repeatedly warned NHS England of the likely consequences arising from the lack of designated prescribing practitioners  The...

First pharmacist to lead training initiatives for critical care professionals: Reena Mehta

Spearheading the educational efforts and training initiatives for the Intensive Care Society, Reena Mehta ,the first pharmacist, to...

Supply alert for Phenytoin Sodium NRIM 100mg capsules

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has issued a supply disruption alert for Phenytoin Sodium NRIM 100mg capsules. The capsules, manufactured by Accord,...

Strong revenue growth for Pharmacy2U in 2019 fiscal

Online pharmacy company Pharmacy2U reported 41 per cent increase in revenue to £60.7 million in the 2019 fiscal, compared to the £43.2 million in...

Flu vaccinations through community pharmacies near 1.5 million

Community pharmacists across England have administrated a total of 1,490,992 flu vaccinations under the NHS Flu Vaccination Service in the last four months, according...

‘Help US Help You’ Pharmacy Advice Campaign to begin on January 20

NHS England and NHS Improvement have announced the launch of this year’s Pharmacy Advice Campaign. The nine-week campaign, set to begin on 20 January, is...

‘More than half of pharmacies are in deficit’

More than half of the pharmacies registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) are facing a deficit, according to a recent study. The report, titled...

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...

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