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MHRA shuts down more 'bogus' Covid sites

The MHRA is continuing to crack down on websites and social media accounts selling fake or unlicensed Covid-19 health products. 

Returned medicines 'could put staff at Covid-19 risk'

The NPA says pharmacists should consider the safety of pharmacy teams when deciding whether to accept unwanted medicines.

Contractors make urgent plea to chancellor on wholesale bills

Community pharmacy contractors warn the government they need urgent funding to pay their wholesaler bills.

DH not yet planning to release pandemic stockpile

There are no plans to release medicines from the DHSC's reduced Essential Medicines Buffer Stockpile.

Well: We won’t profiteer from COVID-19

Well Pharmacy has said it is seeking to avoid patients having to pay higher prices during the coronavirus epidemic.

Evidence lacking for hub & spoke says NPA

There is little existing evidence that hub and spoke saves money or improves patient safety, the NPA claimed.

Scotland’s drugs spend drops for first time in 10 years

Last year saw the first drop in spending on medicines in the community in Scotland in a decade.

Resupply dates pushed back for shortage drugs

PSNC has today issued resupply updates for five medicines that have been affected by shortages in recent months.

Irbesartan and Cefalexin on first concessions list for January

The Department of Health and Social Care today releases the first wave of drug price concessions for January.

Ranitidine and Irbesartan on second concessions list

The Department of Health and Social Care published the second concessions list for November on Friday.

UK leads Europe in early clinical research, but faces challenges …

The UK leads on early stage clinical trials but falls behind Germany and the US when it comes to later-stage research.

Orlistat and Cefalexin on first concessions list for November

The Department of Health and Social Care yesterday released the first list of drug price concessions for November.

Exclusive: Pharmacists aren’t stockpiling, says NHS England

An FOI reveals there has been just one investigation into suspected stockpiling of medicines by pharmacies since January.

DHSC reveals second wave of October price concessions

The Department of Health and Social Care today reveals the second list of drug price concessions for October.   

Alverine and irbesartan among October concessions

The DHSC has announced the first wave of drug price concessions for October.

MP highlights Pharmacy Magazine shortages campaign

Labour MP Holly Lynch urged the pharmacy minister to “get a grip” on the problem of medicine shortages in a parliamentary debate this week.

PDA asks chancellor for pharmacy medication service funding

The PDA asks Sajid Javid for funding to allow pharmacists to have more detailed talks with patients about their medicines.

Medical care harms 1 in 20 patients

Drugs and other treatments accounted for half of all reported incidents of preventable patient harm in a study.

NHS England rebrands DMIRS as CPCS

The Digital Minor Illness Referral Service has been renamed the NHS Community Pharmacist Consultation Service.

Negative impact of Brexit on patients now - Dierks

Business focused on legals rather than innovation, German life sciences expert warns

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