Monthly Archives: June 2016

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MHRA medical device alert – TRUEyou blood glucose test strips (Nipro Diagnostics)

MDA number: MDA/2016/009R Date issued: 30 June 2016 The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a medical device alert, to be actioned by 7 August 2016, for: TRUEyou blood glucose test strips (Nipro Diagnostics) Nipro Diagnostics is recalling TRUEyou blood glucose test strips as certain lots may give incorrect low blood glucose results which...

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APPG calls on Government to reconsider community pharmacy services

The All Party Pharmacy Group (APPG) has called on the Government to develop new community pharmacy clinical services, building on the supply of medicines as a platform for health interventions, and to work with PSNC to reach an agreed funding settlement and avoid an imposition on the sector.  In a report published this week, the...

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Annual report 2015-16

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has published its annual report for 2015-16. Key achievements for the year highlighted in the report include:

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Statement following the result of the EU referendum

Commenting on the implications of the recent EU referendum, Duncan Rudkin, Chief Executive of the GPhC, said:

“It is too early to say what, if any, are the legal implications for pharmacy regulation of the vote to leave the European Union. Current arrangements, including for EU pharmacy professionals already registered or training in Britain, and for those seeking to register or train in Britain, remain in force. This will continue to be the position unless and until the law is changed.”

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Health & Care Review

Keeping up with all the latest developments in health and care policy could almost be a full time job and PSNC regularly receives questions from LPCs and pharmacy contractors about what is going on in the wider health and care landscape beyond community pharmacy. To help answer some of these questions and to help contractors and...

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