Monthly Archives: November 2016

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Class 2 MHRA drug alert — Evacal D3 (calcium carbonate/colecalciferol) 1500mg/400iu chewable tablets (Teva UK Limited)

Drug alert number: EL (16)A/16 Date issued: 30th November 2016 The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a class 2 pharmacy level medicines recall for certain batches of: Evacal D3 (calcium carbonate/colecalciferol) 1500mg/400iu chewable tablets (Teva UK Limited) PL number: 0289/1742 Teva UK Limited is recalling certain batches as a precaution because metal...

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GPhC seeks views on supervising independent prescribers in training

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Reminder: Claiming payment for the national Flu Vaccination Service

Community pharmacy contractors who have provided the national flu service during the month of November are reminded of the need to claim payment for the service and reimbursement of vaccine costs as part of the end of month prescription bundle submission process. The claim is made by submitting a completed copy of the Community Pharmacy Seasonal...

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Service spec for NHS Urgent Meds Supply Advanced Service published

#pharmacychanges The service specification for the NHS Urgent Medicine Supply Advanced Service pilot (NUMSAS) has today been published. The pilot, which was announced as part of the Department of Health’s (DH) imposition of a two-year funding package on community pharmacy, is being commissioned as an Advanced Service. Funding from the Pharmacy Integration Fund is being...

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November 2016 Price Concessions/NCSO (further update)

The Department of Health has granted the following price concessions for November 2016: The price concession only applies to the month that it is granted. Drug Pack size Price concession Amitriptyline 50mg tablets 28 £3.25 Bumetanide 1mg tablets 28 £1.95 Candesartan 2mg tablets 7 £2.25 Dapsone 50mg tablets 28 £46.19 Desmopressin 10micrograms/dose nasal spray  60 dose...

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