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Pharmacy bodies lambast PHE lack of advice on BAME COVID-19 risks
“Evidence suggests that COVID-19 may have a disproportionate impact on people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic (
PSNC CEO: 'Blunt' test and trace programme could 'close pharmacies'
Mr Dukes voiced his concerns about the programme – which launched in England last week (May 28) – at a virtual PSNC
RPS seeks government assurance on tests and trace, PPE and test access
In a letter to Ms Churchill earlier this week (June 2), the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) asked for confirmation
COVID-19: Government has 'no plans' to drop script charge in England
The NHS prescription fee – which was recently raised to £9.15 per item – is a “valuable source of income” for the NHS,
GPhC defends £103 premises fee increase for pharmacy
The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has previously “covered some of the costs of the registration fees” for
Watchdog raises concerns over GPhC's fitness to practise process
Concerns over the “transparency and fairness” of some of the fitness to practise processes were raised by the
Pharmacy owner’s son jailed for dealing medicines
David Ihenagwa of Edmonton, north London, was found guilty of supplying class B and class C controlled drugs after
Pharmacist jailed for diverting controlled drugs to black market
Jaspar Ram Singh Ojela (registration number 2047845), 56, owner of a pharmacy in Dudley, received the sentence at
COVID-19: MHRA asks pharmacies to stop selling finger-prick tests
The request, made by the MHRA last week (May 29), has prompted Lloydspharmacy to remove the home sampling kits it
Superdrug launches COVID-19 antibody test
The COVID-19 antibody home sampling kit, which costs £69 and is on sale from today (May 20), analyses a blood sample
AIMp calls for COVID-19 antibody testing to be done in pharmacies
Ms Hannbeck has contacted health secretary Matt Hancock to lobby for pharmacy’s inclusion in future services such as
DH: Ranitidine expected to be out of stock ‘until further notice’
A supply notification issued by the Department of Health and Social Care (DH) last week (May 7), indicated that
GSK launches PiriNatural saline nasal spray for allergies
Launched in April, the PiriNatural spray can help reduce nasal congestion caused by allergies by cleaning and washing
Strides Pharma UK’s cholecalciferol combats vitamin D deficiency
The Strivit-D3 range is available in soft gel capsules in 800 IU (equivalent to 20 micrograms of vitamin D3), 3,200 IU
Care launches free pharmacy screen visuals to boost retail sales
The brand launched Care PharmaTV this month, a website where pharmacies can build their own feed of images to show on
Ziaja launches no-rinse antibacterial hand gel
Launched on May 15, the product is available in 60ml. It contains the active ingredients antibacterial salicylates and
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