empty

People & Business

Lib Dem leader drops in on Sigma Pharmaceuticals

Jo Swinson given whistle-stop tour of Watford wholesaler.

Labour’s McDonnell wants to bring pharmacies ‘in-house’

The shadow chancellor says Labour would bring pharmaceutical provision in-house.

Four more medicines face export ban

Four more medicines join growing list of those that cannot be exported.

New CBD trade association created to uphold standards

A trade association has been formed to promote the legal, safe and regulated supply of cannabis-based products.

PDAU negotiates pay rise for Boots pharmacists

The PDA Union and Boots UK agree a pay settlement for store-based pharmacists and pre-registration pharmacists.

Boots hit by profits drop – tough UK market to blame

Walgreens Boots Alliance sees a quarterly 20 per cent fall in profits for its retail pharmacy international division.

Independents unhappy with wholesaler service levels

Independents are unhappy with wholesaler service standards and feel they are sometimes treated unfairly.  

Sixteen month sentence for £76k fraud pharmacist

A pharmacist has been sentenced to 16 months in prison for overcharging the NHS £76,475 for prescription medicines.

Merck seeks to tackle drug shortages using tech

Drugs manufacturer Merck is to pilot-test a new system using analytics and machine learning in an attempt to tackle shortages.

Move to give Welsh pharmacies needs-based contracts

The Welsh Government is consulting on proposed changes to the criteria for awarding pharmacy contracts.

Ask Your Pharmacist Week key a 'timely' reminder of CPCS

The NPA says Ask Your Pharmacist Week will remind the public about the community pharmacist consultation service.

Three companies accused of illegally hiking drug price by 1,800%

The CMA alleges Aspen agreed to pay Amilco and Tiofarma to stay out of the UK market for Addison’s Disease medicine.

Parallel trade ban on 30 drugs to stop Brexit profiteering

The Times says ministers will ban the export of up to 30 drugs to prevent wholesaler profiteering in the run-up to no-deal Brexit.

PSNC: ‘Transitional payments’ linked to item numbers

The monthly ‘transitional payments’ are being made to help community pharmacies prepare for a more services-based role.

Contractor fraud costing NHS England £111m annually

Pharmaceutical contractor fraud could be costing the NHS in England around £111m each year, according to an NHS England report.

Two pharma companies admit to illegal collusion over nortriptyline

Two companies involved in an investigation into the supply of nortriptyline have confessed to illegal collusion.

PillBox Chemists walking the walk...

Independent family-owned group PillBox Chemists is walking the walk for charity this weekend, raising money for cancer research

Reusable inhalers ‘could reduce NHS carbon footprint’

The newly launched reusable Respimat inhalers can be used with up to six refill cartridges.

Twenty-fold rise in prescription penalties being overturned

The number of penalty charge notices (PCNs) that are overturned has risen almost twenty-fold in the past five years.

PSNC: “Urgent negotiations” on funding distribution ongoing

“Urgent negotiations” are taking place between the Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee and the Government.

Previous 1 ... 4 5 6 ... 16 Next


This website is for healthcare professionals, people who work in pharmacy and pharmacy students. By clicking into any content, you confirm this describes you and that you agree to Pharmacy Magazine's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

We use essential, performance, functional and advertising cookies to give you a better web experience. Find out how to manage these cookies here. We also use Interest Based Advertising Cookies to display relevant advertisements on this and other websites based on your viewing behaviour. By clicking "Accept" you agree to the use of these Cookies and our Cookie Policy.