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Health & NHS

Health bodies ask Hancock to stop Priadel withdrawal

Health leaders have written to Matt Hancock urging him to ensure patients continue to have access to bipolar disorder drug Priadel.

Dukes brands lack of Covid funding "a disgrace"

PSNC in talks about two streams of funding – recognition of Covid-19 costs and a bid for an increase in the global sum under the review mechanism.

CPhO Keith Ridge praises community pharmacy's Covid response

England’s chief pharmacist says sector’s response to the Covid crisis was “of the highest order” and demonstrated "its essential clinical role".

Pharmacist IPs core to new NHS Pharmacy First Plus

Pharmacies to be paid £2,000 a month - service has to be delivered for a minimum of 25 hours per week, for at least 45 weeks of a rolling year

Contractors get £10.08 per flu vaccination in 2020-21

PSNC finally reaches agreement on flu jab fee with additional money for out-of-pharmacy vaccinations.

Government consults on Covid vaccine role for pharmacists

Government consults on changes to the Human Medicines Regulations to support the roll-out of a Covid-19 vaccine.

Hancock urged to allow pharmacists to amend scripts

Health bodies petition health secretary for change in the law to allow pharmacists to amend scripts when medicines out of stock.

Pharmacy employers encouraged to give staff flu jabs

It is important that staff in vulnerable groups, such as Black and Ethnic Minority employees, are adequately protected this winter

GP flu jab banners send wrong message says MP

Exclusive: GPs seeking to dissuade patients from having their flu jab in a community pharmacy are not being constructive, says Nigel Mills MP. 

MHRA issues recall for Amlodipine 10mg tablets

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency has published a medicines recall for Amlodipine 10mg tablets.

DHSC extends serious shortage protocols for Fluoxetine

The Department of Health and Social Care has extended serious shortage protocols for Fluoxetine.

NICE calls on commissioners to promote pharmacy services

Local health commissioners should consider promoting community pharmacies as a first port of call for health and wellbeing, NICE has said. 

Gonorrhoea cases increased 26 per cent between 2018 and 2019

The number of cases of gonorrhoea increased by 26 per cent between 2018 and 2019. 

‘Immediate NHS action’ to safeguard hydrocortisone after Covid study

Seriously ill coronavirus patients have a better than 90 per cent chance of improved recovery when given a seven-day course of hydrocortisone.

Pandemic delivery service extended until September 7

The government has extended the pandemic delivery service by another week in two areas in England.

Children with gastro problems should be tested for Covid-19

Researchers have called for children with gastrointestinal symptoms to be tested for Covid-19.

Clozapine toxicity in spotlight after two Coroners reports

Monitoring blood concentrations of clozapine for toxicity is now advised in certain clinical situations says MHRA.

Four Scottish health boards confirm pharmacy flu jab plans

Four of Scotland’s 14 health boards have confirmed they will involve community pharmacies in their winter flu jab service this year.

MHRA approves trial for diabetes patients with coronavirus

The MHRA has approved an advanced clinical trial exploring whether diabetes sufferers with Covid-19 could benefit from taking the glucose kinase activator AZD1656. 

People as concerned about Covid as cancer, reveals survey

People are as concerned about Covid-19 infection as they are about their cancer according to a study.

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