Health & NHS

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Pharmacies have carried out 75k blood pressure checks, says NHSE

Chief pharmacist David Webb calls on more pharmacies to sign up to case-finding service.

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Quadrant recall batch of mefenamic acid tablets

Batch number 107082 found to have a defective layer of film coating.

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Prescription charges in England frozen for first time in 12 years

The cost of NHS prescriptions in England is to be pegged for the first time in over a decade. 

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Community sector 'essential' to integrated care vision, says new CPhO

New CPhO sets out his vision for pharmacy.

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Javid meets pharmacists to discuss HRT shortages

Health secretary meets with sector representatives to address HRT supply problems.

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Pfizer recalls batches of Accupro over potential safety risk

Batches found to contain potentially dangerous levels of an organic compound that could cause cancer.

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Pharmacy Covid vaccine sites could be closed down, says NHES&I

Sites may be paused or closed down if commissioners decide they don't represent value for money.

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