Author: pharmacybiz

Nine more new products have been classed as ‘Drugs for which Discount is Not Deducted’ (DND) from 1 July 2022, announced Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC). This takes the... Read More

Drug addiction poses a serious challenge since it impacts one’s physical and mental health. However, the good news is that individuals who complete a drug rehabilitation program can overcome this... Read More

A community pharmacy contractor would be charged £25 if a paper prescription bundle is submitted late to the NHSBSA. “A charge for processing of a late bundle would only apply if... Read More

Medical malpractice is a serious issue, and if you are ever a victim of it, you need to know what to do. More often than not, people do not even... Read More

The Pharmacists’ Defence Association (PDA) has advised completing mandatory training once available to those who wish to sign fit notes. However, it advises pharmacists not to sign fit notes where the... Read More

BioNTech and Pfizer are to start tests on humans of next-generation vaccines that protect against a wide variety of coronaviruses in the second half of the year. Their experimental work on... Read More

Pharmacy technicians will soon be recognised as fully regulated healthcare professionals in North Ireland. Work has begun to bring pharmacy technicians under statutory regulation by the Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland,... Read More

Professional leadership bodies from around the world discussed workforce shortages in community pharmacy and other challenges affecting the sector at a global meeting held in Paris last month. Delegated from Denmark,... Read More

AstraZeneca said on Thursday (June 30) that a combination of its cancer drug, Imfinzi, and chemotherapy showed promise in a late-stage trial in patients with an aggressive form of lung... Read More

The National Pharmacy Association (NPA) has commissioned Professor David Taylor of University College London to investigate the implications of all-time high inflation rates on community pharmacies in the UK. Professor Taylor’s... Read More