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February | 06/02/2019

DMIRS, where NHS 111 refers patients with low acuity advice/treatment to pharmacies, is being piloted in some areas within England

February | 05/02/2019

A hotel group has informed NHS England’s Corporate IG team that they have received a number of faxes from pharmacies and GP surgeries

February | 05/02/2019

A Class 4 medicines defect information alert has been issued by the MHRA for specific batches of Amoxicillin capsules BP 500mg manufactured by Accord Healthcare Limited

February | 01/02/2019

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.

February | 01/02/2019

HEE has announced split pre-registration training between GP practices and pharmacies to start summer 2020

January | 31/01/2019

The January 2019 Price Concessions have been updated

January | 31/01/2019

Responding to today’s announcement that GPs will be given a five-year contract as part of the NHS Long Term Plan, the National Pharmacy Association (NPA) said: “The NPA welcomes additional investment in primary care, if it means that more NHS support will be available close to where people live and work.

January | 31/01/2019

Superintendent update on the MSO Quarterly report (October - December 2018)

January | 30/01/2019

A medical device alert has been issued by the Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) for FreeStyle Libre flash glucose sensor

January | 25/01/2019

A new campaign will be launched to encourage the public to use their local pharmacy as their first choice for clinical advice.