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Government tenders £25m contract for 'express freight service' to transport urgent medicines after Brexit

15/08/2019
The Department of Health and Social Care is looking for bids on a contract to set up an “express freight service” ahead of the UK leaving the EU at the end of October 2019.

Drug manufacturer offers to pay NHS £8m to resolve CMA allegations of anti-competitive behaviour

15/08/2019
A drug manufacturer has offered to pay the NHS £8m to resolve concerns around allegations of anti-competitive behaviour over the supply of a prescription drug.

Government appoints Jo Churchill as new pharmacy minister

15/08/2019
Jo Churchill has been appointed as the new parliamentary under-secretary of state for prevention, public health and primary care at the Department of Health and Social Care.

Community pharmacies should have same business rate support as GPs, says LloydsPharmacy parent company

14/08/2019
Community pharmacies should have their business rate tax reimbursed by the NHS in the same way as GP practices and dental surgeries, the head of a high street pharmacy chain has said.

Industry and pharmacy bodies confirm signing government 'gagging orders' over no-deal Brexit plans

14/08/2019
The Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee is one of several pharmacy bodies to have signed non-disclosure agreements preventing them from disclosing the UK government’s plans for a no-deal Brexit.

Only 25% of patients with a UTI give a urine sample to confirm diagnosis

13/08/2019
Most patients with urinary tract infections receive antibiotics on the day of diagnosis, but just a quarter have evidence of a urine sample being taken in their electronic health records, study results show.

Plans for importing medical isotopes changed after government review of no-deal Brexit proposals

13/08/2019
Plans for daily importing of medical isotopes by plane after a no-deal Brexit were found to be inefficient following a government review, the NHS Confederation has said.

Patients do not prefer GP over pharmacist for hypertension management, study finds

13/08/2019
Patients are just as happy to have their hypertension managed by a pharmacist as by their GP, a study in the British Journal of General Practice has shown.

Sharing discharge information with community pharmacy cuts hospital readmissions, study finds

12/08/2019
The number of emergency hospital readmissions among older people using a compliance aid was reduced by hospital discharge information being shared with community pharmacies, a study has found.

HRT shortages prompts guidance on availability

12/08/2019
Shortages of hormone replacement therapy have prompted the British Menopause Society to issue guidance on the supplies that are currently available.

E-prescribing in hospital: ten ways to make it a success

12/08/2019
Some hospital trusts are making progress towards replacing paper prescriptions with their electronic counterparts, but others are yet to make the switch. Here are ten tips for successful implementation of electronic prescribing and medicines administration systems.

Asthma deaths in the UK reach a ten-year high

09/08/2019
Deaths from asthma in England and Wales are the highest they have been in the past decade, an analysis of data from the Office for National Statistics by the charity Asthma UK has shown.

One in three generic manufacturers opt to arrange their own no-deal Brexit ferry transport

09/08/2019
A third of manufacturers affiliated with the British Generic Manufacturers Association have opted not to rely on government-run ferries after a no-deal Brexit, instead paying for their own transportation between the EU and the UK.

Delayed market entry for generic buprenorphine patches could have cost NHS £500,000, study concludes

09/08/2019
Patent protection strategies that delayed the entry of multiple generic buprenorphine patches into the market in 2016 potentially resulted in £500,000 worth of savings being lost to the NHS.

NICE guidance on medical cannabis products criticised as 'restrictive and negative'

08/08/2019
Draft guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence on cannabis-based medical products has been described as “restrictive and negative” by a doctor who has campaigned for greater access to medical cannabis.

The evolution of NHS 111

08/08/2019
First piloted in 2011, the NHS 111 service is constantly evolving and pharmacists are being increasingly recognised for the role they can have within it. Although models across England, Scotland and Wales share the same general objectives, they have developed separately, resulting in different versions of the service with different visions for its future.

New tool developed to support decision-making on multicompartment compliance aids

08/08/2019
Researchers have developed a decision tool to ensure that multi-compartment compliance aids are given only those patients who will benefit from them.

NHSX to host £250m artificial intelligence lab

08/08/2019
A national artificial intelligence (AI) lab with a £250m budget is being established in the NHS with the aim of making the UK a world leader in AI and genomic medicine.

Drug jar, syrup of wild poppy (1730–1750)

08/08/2019
Paying homage to a time where medicines and astronomy were thought to go hand in hand.

NICE will not recommend medical cannabis for epilepsy and chronic pain

08/08/2019
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has said it is currently unable to recommend cannabis-based medical products for severe treatment-resistant epilepsy.

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