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E.g., 26/08/2019
E.g., 26/08/2019
Text on the imported packaging is in Italian, but the information leaflet will contain English
Manufacturer Sanofi has imported Clexane 40mg/0.4ml solution for pre-filled syringes from Italy, to cope with a UK-wide shortage caused by a “quality...
24/01/2019 2
As well as the adjuvanted trivalent vaccine (aTIV) – which is the only vaccine pharmacists are allowed to administer to this age group this flu...
23/01/2019 7
Lloydspharmacy sore throat service £4.99
The £4.99 service for patients aged over 18 – which is available across 600 Lloydspharmacy branches in England, Scotland and Wales – is delivered by...
15/01/2019 0
The kit costs £9.99, while the follow-up consultation and prescribed medicines cost £14.99
The service allows customers to test for infection at home using a urine kit, following a consultation with a pharmacist or “pharmacy advisor”, Boots...
11/01/2019 6
Tamiflu can now be dispensed for flu treatment and prophylaxis
In a Chief Medical Officer alert issued on December 31, the Department of Health and Social Care said “surveillance data” had indicated an increase...
02/01/2019 0
The MHRA said pack sizes of lidocaine teething gels will be restricted to 10g
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) said yesterday (December 13) that packaging with the P logo will be available in...
14/12/2018 2
Dr Ridge: Doctors, pharmacists and patients need to work together to address polypharmacy
The country’s chief pharmaceutical officer Keith Ridge has been asked to look into instances of “patients taking multiple medicines unnecessarily”,...
10/12/2018 4
NHS England: Any savings from implementing the proposals will be reinvested in patient care
The eight treatments are the latest in a range of medicines and services that NHS England has said should not be routinely prescribed, because they...
06/12/2018 0
The service includes a swab test if a bacterial infection is suspected
The 10-minute consultation service is delivered by a pharmacist and includes an initial assessment, a questionnaire, and a throat examination. All...
03/12/2018 29
Dorset contractor Mike Hewitson: We'll start to see rationing of more pharmacy services
Pharmacy teams will not be able to dispense NHS prescriptions for any gluten-free items other than bread and mixes from December 4, the...
03/12/2018 6