Monthly Archives: February 2019

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Customer Contact Centre on Friday 1 March

Our Customer Contact Centre will be closed from 9:00 until 13:00 on Friday 1 March for staff training. During this time please email your enquiry to info@pharmacyregulation.org

The Contact Centre will then be open as normal from 13:00 to 17:00 on Friday afternoon.

 

 

By |February 28th, 2019|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Customer Contact Centre on Friday 1 March

Class 4 MHRA Drug Alert – Paracetamol Infusion (Accord)

Drug Alert No: El (19) a/06 Date Issued: 28th February 2019 The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a class 4 drug alert for Paracetamol 10mg/ml Solution for Infusion (Accord). Actavis Group PTC ehf, PL 30306/0391 Accord Healthcare Limited, PL 20075/0701 Accord Healthcare Limited have informed MHRA, that there is an error in...

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Order your free toolkit for Diabetes Prevention Week 2019

Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Week – a joint campaign from NHS England, Public Health England and Diabetes UK – will run from 1st to 7th April 2019. The campaign aims to raise awareness of Type 2 diabetes, complications associated with the condition, at-risk groups and, importantly, how to prevent it. Community pharmacy teams are encouraged to order a...

By |February 28th, 2019|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Order your free toolkit for Diabetes Prevention Week 2019

February 2019 Price Concessions/NCSO – final update

Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has today (28/02/2019) set the FINAL price concessions for February 2019. The new additions to the February 2019 price concessions list are below: Drug  Pack Size Price Concession Alverine 60mg capsules 100 £2.88 Baclofen 10mg tablets 84 £1.97 Celecoxib 100mg capsules 60 £2.40 Chloramphenicol 0.5% eye drops 10ml...

By |February 28th, 2019|Lexpos News|Comments Off on February 2019 Price Concessions/NCSO – final update

National roll-out of Schedule 2 and 3 Controlled Drugs in EPS

The national roll-out of Controlled Drugs (CDs) in EPS will start on Thursday 28th February 2019 for TPP SystmOne and Tuesday 5th March 2019 for Vision GP practices. This means that the number of CD prescriptions that pharmacies receive via EPS will increase significantly as more GP practices have the functionality switched on. It is therefore...

By |February 27th, 2019|Lexpos News|Comments Off on National roll-out of Schedule 2 and 3 Controlled Drugs in EPS