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Guidance on reporting medicines shortages updated

New guidance clarifies the obligations on suppliers in Regulation 28 and 29 of the Health Service Products Regulations 2018.

22 Apr 2021 , 1 Min Article

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NICE approves PLASMA system for enlarged prostate

PLASMA offers lower risk of serious complications, and shorter hospital stay and cost savings to NHS.

27 Jan 2021 , 1 Min Article

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New guidance explains Community Pharmacy Regulation changes

Guidance on implementing the new Regulations published in October, including new DMS 

23 Dec 2020 , 1 Min Article

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Public health

NICE calls on commissioners to promote pharmacy services

Local health commissioners should consider promoting community pharmacies as a first port of call for health and wellbeing, NICE has said. 

02 Sep 2020 , 1 Min Article

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FIP updates Covid guidance for pharmacy teams

The updated guidance from FIP covers clinical information, treatment guidelines, advice for pharmacy teams and frequently asked questions.

14 Jul 2020 , 1 Min Article

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Most vulnerable children no longer need to shield

Independent evidence from RCPCH shows the risk of serious illness for children and young people is low.

08 Jul 2020 , 1 Min Article

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NICE recommends steam treatment for enlarged prostate

Rezum recommended as a treatment option for moderate to severe lower urinary tract symptoms.

29 Jun 2020 , 1 Min Article

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Shielding guidance to be relaxed from 6 July

From 1 August vulnerable people will no longer be advised to shield

22 Jun 2020 , 1 Min Article

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New Covid-19 guidance for PTs rejoining the register

APTUK has issued new guidance for pharmacy technicians returning to their roles during the Covid-19 pandemic.

31 Mar 2020 , 1 Min Article

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NHS publishes coronavirus guidance for community pharmacies

The government has published new guidance on coronavirus for community pharmacy teams.

28 Feb 2020 , 1 Min Article

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New guidance for pharmacist prescribers from GPhC

The GPhC has approved new guidance for pharmacist prescribers.

04 Dec 2019 , 1 Min Article

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RPS updates medicines handling guidance

A new version of the Safe and Secure Handling of Medicines guide has been published by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society.

22 Jan 2019 , 1 Min Article