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I am both disappointed and saddened by the response of Dr Andrew Green, the British Medical Association's (BMA) GP committee clinical and prescribing...
08/02/2019 7
BMA: Pharmacists should not be allowed to change a patient's prescription without authorisation
The Human Medicines (Amendment) Regulations 2019 order – which comes into force on Saturday (February 9) – includes provisions to allow pharmacists...
07/02/2019 33
Steve Brine: A national, clinically chaired group will advise ministers
The Human Medicines (Amendment) Regulations 2019 order – which comes into force on Saturday (February 9) – includes provisions to allow pharmacists...
05/02/2019 4
Mike Keen: I haven't seen it, but I wouldn't be surprised if patients were stockpiling
Contractors told C+D last month that shortages of a growing range of medicines, including Adalat and naproxen, were costing pharmacies' precious time...
04/02/2019 10
Leyla Hannbeck: Patients receiving medicines under a protocol would be closely monitored
The Human Medicines (Amendment) Regulations 2019 order – which is scheduled to come into force next week (February 9) – includes provisions to allow...
28/01/2019 12
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Pharmacy owner Indira Panchal (centre): We’re having to turn prescriptions away
Indira Panchal, who owns four pharmacies in Bedford, told C+D this week (January 22) that she has experienced shortages of naproxen. The supply...
24/01/2019 16
The order containing the regulatory changes was laid before parliament last Friday
The Human Medicines (Amendment) Regulations 2019 order – which was laid before parliament last Friday (January 18) – includes provisions to allow...
21/01/2019 15
Medicines shortages have been much in the news and, following a short and informal consultation with pharmacies, the Department of Health and Social...
21/01/2019 10
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Last night's parliamentary vote brought the likelihood of a no-deal Brexit closer
MPs rejected the Prime Minister’s proposed deal on Britain leaving the EU last night (January 15) by 230 votes. The default option if no new...
15/01/2019 16
The NPA said allowing pharmacies to substitute medicines was insufficient to deal with shortages
The proposed amendments to the Human Medicines Regulations 2012, which the Department of Health and Social Care (DH) said will go before parliament “...
14/01/2019 11

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