Monthly Archives: February 2018

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GPhC welcomes new measures to improve patient safety

Duncan Rudkin, Chief Executive of the GPhC said: We welcome the new measures to help reduce medication errors and improve patient safety announced by the Secretary of State today. We know that pharmacy professionals play a key role in p...

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Voting underway in the Regional Representatives election

Voting papers have been sent to all Independent Chemists in the South-Western and London North Thames regions and voting is underway. The closing date for receipt of completed voting forms is no later than 5pm on Thursday 15th March 2018. For full details of the election process, timetable etc. please see the PSNC briefing available here.

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Class 2 MHRA drug alert – Ventolin Accuhaler 200mcg (Glaxo Wellcome UK Ltd)

Drug alert number: EL (18) A/03 Date issued: 21st February 2018 The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a class 2, patient, pharmacy and wholesaler level recall, to be actioned within 48 hours, for certain batches of: Ventolin Accuhaler 200mg inhaler pack size 1 x 60 (Glaxo Wellcome UK Ltd) PL number:...

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Class 2 MHRA drug alert – Seretide Accuhaler 50mcg/250mcg inhalation powder (Glaxo Wellcome UK Ltd)

Drug alert number: EL (18) A/04 Date issued: 21st February 2018 The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory agency (MHRA) has issued a class 2 pharmacy-level recall, to be actioned within 48 hours, for: Seretide Accuhaler 50mcg/250mcg inhalation powder, pack size 1 x 60 (Glaxo Wellcome UK Ltd) PL number: PL 10949/0315 Lot number: 5K8W Expiry...

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Work starts to improve electronic information sharing from pharmacies

The Professional Records Standards Body (PRSB) has begun work on a new project to improve information sharing between pharmacy teams and the rest of the health and care sector, to improve patient care. PRSB will work with NHS Digital, the RPS, PSNC and other pharmacy stakeholders to develop data standards so that information from community...

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