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July | 16/07/2019

The National Pharmacy Association’s Board and Committees convened on 1-2 July.

July | 15/07/2019

July | 11/07/2019

A Class 4 medicines defect information alert has been issued by the Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) for certain units of Emerade® solution for injection pre-filled syringe in all strengths; 150mcg, 300mcg and 500mcg. This must be actioned within 72 hours with notification to patient level

July | 09/07/2019

Common dispensing errors resulting in indemnity claims (UK) - Superintendent update

July | 08/07/2019

A Class 4 drug alert has been issued by the Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) for certain batches of Phenobarbital Sodium Injection 30mg/ml.

July | 05/07/2019

The NPA has launched an SOP for the Community Pharmacy Hypertension Detection service in Northern Ireland

July | 03/07/2019

The MHRA has updated their resources to support compliance with the Pregnancy Prevention Programme in females taking oral retinoid medicines

July | 03/07/2019

Dispensing advice following the launch of a licensed brand of melatonin oral solution manufactured by Colonis Pharma Ltd

July | 02/07/2019

A recent review of the NPA’s current purchasing model has given members a more streamlined process for purchasing their pharmacy consumables.

July | 02/07/2019

Nitin Sodha is leaving the Board of the National Pharmacy Association, after 12 years of service to the organisation. Nitin was Chair of the NPA from April 2018 to June 2019.