Monthly Archives: August 2018

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Community pharmacies: promoting health and wellbeing guidance published by NICE

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published guidance on how community pharmacies can help maintain and improve people’s physical and mental health and wellbeing, including long-term conditions (LTC). The guidance is aimed at a number of stakeholders including community pharmacies, Local Pharmaceutical Committees and commissioners, and aims to integrate community pharmacies...

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August 2018 Price Concessions/NCSO – 3rd update

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has today granted the following list of price concessions: Drug Pack size Price Concession Hydroxocobalamin 1mg/1ml solution for injection ampoules 5 £9.00 Lamotrigine 100mg tablets 56 £17.50 Metronidazole 400mg tablets 21 £3.30 Mometasone 0.1% Cream 100g £7.90 Mometasone 0.1% Ointment 30g £3.45 Mometasone 0.1% Ointment 100g £8.00...

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MHRA Drug Safety Update – August 2018

Date issued: 24th August 2018 A new Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) Drug Safety Update (Vol 12, Issue 1, August 2018) has been published and includes articles on: Esmya (ulipristal acetate) and risk of serious liver injury: new restrictions to use and requirements for liver function monitoring before, during, and after treatment; letters...

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Accessing SCR: please share your views

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) is inviting community pharmacists and pharmacy technicians  to share their views and experiences on accessing Summary Care Records (SCRs) by completing a short survey. The findings of the survey will help to inform work that the RPS is undertaking on overcoming  barriers to accessing SCRs and dispelling common myths and...

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Accessing SCR: please share your views

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) is inviting community pharmacists and pharmacy technicians  to share their views and experiences on accessing Summary Care Records (SCRs) by completing a short survey. The findings of the survey will help to inform work that the RPS is undertaking on overcoming  barriers to accessing SCRs and dispelling common myths and...

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