Results for "FMD"

February | 12/02/2020

Class 3 Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) recall – Beconase Aqueous Nasal Spray 50mcg

A Class 3 FMD recall has been issued by the MHRA for a specific batch of Beconase Aqueous nasal spray
July | 24/07/2019

Distance selling pharmacies, electronic prescribing, FMD – are you looking for clarity? (UK)

Distance selling pharmacies, electronic prescribing, FMD – are you looking for clarity? (UK) - superintendent update
June | 27/06/2019

Class 2 Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) alert: Action within 48 hours - various products imported by B & S Healthcare

A Class 2 FMD alert has been issued by the Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) for certain batches of products imported by B & S Healthcare
April | 30/04/2019

FAQ: Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) and GPhC inspections

How will the FMD be inspected during the inspection?
March | 08/03/2019

Wording of UK FMD hub alert messages being updated

SecurMed, the organisation which runs the UK Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) hub, will be changing the wording of the eleven alert messages and one related system message produced by the hub when the data on the pack of a medicine gives cause for concern for its authenticity.
February | 25/02/2019

NPA FMD SOPs Phase 2

The second phase of NPA Essential SOPs – FMD versions – has been launched
February | 07/02/2019

NPA: dispense despite anticipated FMD alerts

The NPA is advising its members that most medicines can still be dispensed even if they return an alert from the Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) database, in the early phase of implementation.

Speaking before Saturday’s deadline for full implementation of the directive it said it will be advising that medicines should only be withheld if there is a clear indication they are counterfeit.
February | 01/02/2019

FMD is coming - Interview with Raj Patel

|| Featured Article
Within weeks the Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) comes into force across the EU. As of 9 February, every pharmacy should have their system in place and be ready to scan, verify and decommission medicines. In this practical guide, we hear from Raj Patel, Chair of the UK FMD Working Group for Community Pharmacy, who is believed to be the first pharmacist in the UK to get connected to the system.
January | 10/01/2019

'Preparing for FMD: 3 weeks to go' - be ready to scan medicines during the dispensing process

Guidance on how to be ready for FMD in your pharmacy
December | 06/12/2018

First community pharmacy in the country to become FMD compliant

A community pharmacy in Bolton is believed to be the first in the UK to become fully compliant with the Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD).
November | 26/11/2018

Essential SOPs – FMD versions

The Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) has come into force on the 9 February 2019.
November | 01/11/2018

100 days to FMD – NPA support

Community pharmacies are being urged “not to delay preparations” as the deadline for the EU’s Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) fast approaches with only 100 days to go from today.
October | 05/10/2018

Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD)

The EU’s Falsified Medicines Directive – or FMD for short – aims to reduce the risk of counterfeit products entering the medicine supply chain. It came into force on 9th February 2019.
October | 05/10/2018

Get ready for FMD: Latest guidance and options for your pharmacy

To share the latest information on the Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) with NPA members and and scrutinise the solutions of IT providers who have developed stand alone FMD tools

Meet and put questions to standalone IT providers who have developed FMD solutions to inform the choices for your business.

Understand what pharmacy owners need to do now to meet the requirements by 9 February 2019.
October | 05/10/2018

FMD I.T. Limited

40+ years combined pharmacy experience and 30+ years I.T. experience. UK based development and support teams.
October | 04/10/2018

Are you FMD ready?

Checklist for compliance by 9th February 2019
September | 26/09/2018

FMD – have you received an email asking you to be ‘on-board’ by 31 October 2018?

Superintendent update on emails received by some pharmacies from their PMR supplier asking to be 'on-board' by 31 October 2018 in order to be ready for FMD.
August | 06/08/2018

UK FMD Working Group update

The Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) and Brexit uncertainties mean that all pharmacies need to carefully consider which systems they choose to verify the authenticity of the medicines they supply, according to the UK Community Pharmacy FMD Working Group.
July | 18/07/2018

FMD – guidance on choosing the right PMR system

A superintendent update on helping pharmacies choose the right PMR system in preparation for FMD.
January | 31/01/2018

New guidance sets out way forward for community pharmacy on FMD

Pharmacy leaders have issued guidance to help community pharmacies understand and implement the EU Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD), as the 12-month milestone to the implementation of key provisions approaches.
January | 31/01/2020

Brexit: What’s changing for pharmacies (and what is not changing) from 11.00pm 31 January

The United Kingdom leaves the European Union (EU) today (Friday 31 January 2020).
June | 06/06/2019

Scotland won’t sit on its pharmacy laurels

By Phil Galt, NPA board member
May | 05/05/2019


SOPs for pharmacies using the Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) release 2
April | 30/04/2019

GPhC Inspection FAQs

A series of FAQs and answers about GPhC inspections and how to prepare for the inspections.
March | 22/03/2019

InPharmacy Winter 2018

This issue: Looks at major developments coming into effect in early 2019, including the Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) on 9 February, and Brexit (probably) on 29 March. Both have significant implications for pharmacy business and practice. This edition of inPharmacy covers all these matters, and much else of interest besides. 
March | 14/03/2019

MHRA Update

All of the Statutory Instruments relating to the regulation of medicines, medical devices and clinical trials in the event of a No-Deal Brexit have now been passed.
February | 06/02/2019

NPA Member Forum (Lisburn) – 6th March

The first forum of 2019 for NPA members in Northern Ireland will take place on Wednesday 6th March in Lisburn at Lagan Valley Island from 9.30-12.30.
Tea/coffee/scones available from 9am concluding with lunch at 1pm.
February | 01/02/2019

CSY Retail Systems Limited

CSY develop, supply and support EPOS software and hardware for retailers.

We have many years of experience with supplying and supporting EPOS systems in Pharmacies.
January | 11/01/2019

NPA Member Forum (Glasgow) – Tuesday 12th February

There are still places at the Scottish NPA forum next Tuesday in Glasgow. Why not join other NPA members from across Scotland to discuss the practicalities of Falsified Medicines Directive?
January | 08/01/2019

Selection of NPA highlights in 2018

NPA's chair, Nitin Sodha, has selected the following as a highlight of services delivered to members in 2018:
January | 02/01/2019

Fake fentanyl tablets

Superintendent update on seized fake fentanyl tablets
November | 16/11/2018

Community Pharmacy Northern Ireland (CPNI) campaign

CPNI is continuing to campaign on behalf of contractors amidst a worsening financial situation in community pharmacy.
October | 16/10/2018

Lindsay & Gilmour MD joins NPA Board to represent NPA members in Scotland

The National Pharmacy Association is pleased to announce today the election of Philip Galt as the new NPA board member for Scotland.
October | 04/10/2018

NPA Member Forum (Belfast) – Wednesday 24 October

The next NPA Member Forum is taking place on Wednesday 24 October at the Crowne Plaza, Shaw’s Bridge, Belfast
September | 28/09/2018

NPA brief guide to the EU Falsified Medicines Directive

A comprehensive resource in an FAQ format to help you understand the Falsified Medicines Directive, which comes into effect from March 29 2019.
May | 17/05/2018

Full Membership services

We have been supporting community pharmacies to succeed professionally and commercially for the benefit of their patients, for nearly 100 years.
January | 26/01/2018

The impact of the EU Falsified Medicines Directive on NPA members

On 9th February 2019, all 150,000 community pharmacies across the EU will be required to implement the Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD).
December | 21/12/2017

A look back on 2017 and what will 2018 bring!

Superintendent update reviewing 2017 and looking ahead to 2018
December | 15/12/2017

NPA brief guide to the EU Falsified Medicines Directive

The NPA has issued a brief guide to the EU Falsified Medicines Directive, in the light of growing concerns about a lack of publicly available information from official channels. The Directive, which has been introduced to reduce the risk of counterfeit medicines in the supply chain, comes into force on 9th February 2019.
April | 10/04/2017

Pharmacy Industry Network Group (PING) seminar

Tickets are now available for a leading industry seminar to take place this summer focused on the Falsified Medicines Directive.
February | 09/02/2017

Making sense of the Falsified Medicines Directive – new information hub for pharmacies

A new resource hub FMD Source has been launched to provide community pharmacists in the UK with detailed information to help them prepare for the start of the EU Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD).
June | 23/06/2016

UK consultation on the User Requirement Specifications for the UK Medicines Verification System

The Falsified Medicines Directive and associated Delegated Regulation introduces measures which aim to prevent the entry of falsified medicines into the legal pharmaceutical supply chain.
November | 09/11/2015

Past Webinar Events

September | 22/09/2015

Affiliate Membership

Available to healthcare organisations with a registered pharmacy and Schools of Pharmacy.
July | 11/07/2014

NPA consults with members on the EU Falsified Medicines Directive

The National Pharmacy Association (NPA) is consulting with members on how they want to see the EU Falsified Medicines Directive implemented within community pharmacy.