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‘Limited number’ of pharmacies to give 1,000 COVID-19 vax a week
NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I) will commission a small number of pharmacy contractors to deliver the
COVID-19: Vaccine training and guidance released by PHE
As part of the training to administer COVID-19 vaccines, healthcare professionals should complete a COVID-19 vaccine e-
Pharmacies receive flu vaccinations ‘ahead of practices’, GPs claim
An “early examination” of the different requirements set out in the respective GP and pharmacy flu service contracts
C+D Awards 2020 winners announced
The C+D Awards were this year held as an online ceremony for the first time in the event’s 13-year history, for safety
Watchdog recognises GPhC work on FtP process, but says concerns remain
The PSA – which oversees 10 statutory bodies that regulate health and social care professionals in the UK – published
Pharmacies banned from selling single-use plastic cotton buds
The ban on supplying plastic straws and stirrers and plastic-stemmed cotton buds, which applies to pharmacies in
GPhC bumps pharmacy premises fees up to £365 from April 2021
The regulator decided to delay the introduction of the £103 increase until April 2021, after considering the pressures
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
Frisium 10mg out of stock due to strong demand and logistics problems
Sanofi told C+D yesterday (October 26) that resupply is expected in “early November” and that the tablets became out
Warn patients of fire risk from emollients, MHRA advises pharmacists
Patients who use emollient creams for conditions such as eczema, psoriasis and ichthyosis should therefore take
Three manufacturers fined £2.3m for fludrocortisone price hike deal
Aspen has been fined £2,101,954 and Tiofarma £186,442 for breaking competition law to keep the price of fludrocortisone
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
Zentiva launches risperidone tablets in 0.25mg strength
Released in October, the 0.25mg strength enables patients to take a lower dose without breaking up stronger tablets,
Dermal launches updated website with ‘extensive’ resources
Launched in October, Dermal.co.uk offers an “extensive online resource” for the dermatological professional development
GSK promotes Panadol packaging redesign with TV campaign
The “contemporary” packaging will help customers distinguish the brand and poses a “lucrative sales opportunity” for
Strides Pharma launches buspirone hydrochloride 7.5mg tablets
Released on October 19, the buspirone hydrochloride 7.5mg tablets allow patients to take an incrementally higher dosage
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Updated Nice guideline for blood pressure in adults: what’s new?
In August 2019, the National Institute for health and Care Excellence (Nice) published new national guidance for the management of blood pressure in...
Which medications cause stomach ulcers?
A stomach ulcer (also referred to as a gastric ulcer) is a break in the mucosal lining more than 5mm in diameter. Ulcers in both the stomach and the...
Threadworm: symptoms, treatment and case study
From this pharmacy CPD module on threadworm you will learn about: What threadworm infection is and who is most likely to be infected The life cycle...
Chickenpox symptoms and treatment
From this pharmacy CPD module on chickenpox symptoms and treatment you will learn about: What chickenpox is and how it is linked to shingles The...
Stoma care: complications and advice
From this pharmacy CPD module on stoma care you will learn about: The devices used in stoma care The different problems and complications...
Autism: symptoms and diagnoses
From this pharmacy CPD module on autism you will learn: What autism is and how it can be described The causes of this disorder, and the...
Drug use in pregnancy and breastfeeding
In this module you will learn: More about the medicines that can have a negative consequence on pregnant and breastfeeding patients The medicines...
Can you treat this bulbous nose?
You are working at a supermarket's in-store pharmacy, when a man in his 70s approaches the counter. You can see at once that he has a large, bulbous...
Case studies: Enzyme inducers and inhibitors
In this module you will learn: More about the inducers and inhibitors of the cytochrome P450 enzyme system Some of the interactions that exist with...
Quiz: What are these white nail lines?
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