Monthly Archives: June 2017

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MHRA company-led drug alert – Parallel imported One-Alpha 2 micrograms/ml drops x 10ml (Star Pharmaceuticals Ltd repackaged by Servipharm Ltd)

CLDA number: CLDA (17)A/03 Date issued: 30th June 2017 The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a company-led drug recall for certain batches of: Parallel imported One-Alpha (alfacalcidol) 2 micrograms/ml oral drops x 10ml (Star Pharmaceuticals Ltd repackaged by Servipharm Ltd) Batch numbers: A33881 (expires October 2019); and A37295 (expires December 2019)....

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Just over one week to go (until the end of Sunday 9th July 2017) to complete the CPAF screening questionnaire

CPAF screening questionnaire NHS pharmacy contractors have now had nearly three weeks to complete the CPAF screening questionnaire. Pharmacy contractors should have received information and instructions on how to access, complete the questionnaire and it should also only take around 20 – 30 minutes to complete. Before you click “submit” there is the option to insert the pharmacy email...

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June 2017 Price Concessions/NCSO (update)

The Department of Health has granted the following price concessions for June 2017: Drug Pack size Price concession Betahistine 16mg tablets 84 £11.95 Betahistine 8mg tablets 84 £6.33 Buspirone 10mg tablets 30 £9.57 Buspirone 5mg tablets 30 £9.57 Dapsone 50mg tablets 28 £45.20 Diamorphine 30mg powder for solution for injection ampoules 5 £16.52 Ethosuximide 250mg/5ml...

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GPhC appoints new Chair of Appointments Committee

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has announced the appointment of Elisabeth Davies as Chair of the Appointments Committee, for an initial four-year term, with effect from 1 August 2017. 

The Appointments Committee is responsible for the selection and recruitment of statutory committee members. Elizabeth Filkin CBE, who has served as Chair of the GPhC’s Appointments Committee since its inception in September 2010, will retire from the role on 31 July 2017, when her second and final term of office expires.

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PSNC ‘Walk in my Shoes’ toolkit published

PSNC has published a toolkit for community pharmacy contractors or LPCs to use who are interested in setting up a ‘Walk in my Shoes’ project. The toolkit, based on the 2015 Lewisham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) project, aims to bring together community pharmacy teams and GP practice teams to help each other understand their roles,...

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