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January | 25/01/2019

A Class 2 medicines recall has been issued for certain batches Irbesartan tablets 150mg and 300mg by Macleods Pharma UK Limited

January | 24/01/2019

An update has been issued on the recommended flu vaccines for the NHS flu service 2019/20, and ordering

January | 24/01/2019

The National Pharmacy Association’s Board and Committees convened on 21-22 January. Chair of the Board, Nitin Sodha, reports:

January | 24/01/2019

A new SOP has been published to meet the requirements of the Community Pharmacy Living Well Service

January | 23/01/2019

Urgent reminder to ensure that pharmacies meet the NHS website profile and WES gateway criteria fully

January | 18/01/2019

NHS England’s Chief Pharmaceutical Officer has written to pharmacists to update them on the work to maintain continuity of medicines supply of medicines as part of Government’s no deal Brexit contingencies. Dr Keith Ridge is appealing to the sector to help prevent other organisations from stockpiling, which he says would counter the ability to ensure the stability of supply. In the letter…

January | 18/01/2019

NPA members are invited for their expressions of interest for Oriel 2020-2021. Health Education England is inviting pharmacies to be part of the year 3 centralised pharmacy pre-registration recruitment for student intake 2020.

January | 17/01/2019

Almost all minor ailments service (MAS) patients in Scotland said they would use it again with about two thirds indicating they were content seeing a pharmacist as opposed to a GP, a survey has found.

January | 16/01/2019

Medicines prices, licensing of medicinal products, international safety protocols and health sector workforce will all be impacted by the UK’s departure from the EU.

January | 11/01/2019

The MHRA drug safety update on tapentadol, which may increase seizure risk and cause serotonin syndrome when co-administered with other medicines