Monthly Archives: October 2020

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GP referrals to CPCS: essential information for contractors

From 1st November 2020, the NHS Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS) is being extended across England to include referrals from general practices as well as from NHS 111. GPs will be able to refer patients to community pharmacies to receive a CPCS consultation for minor illness (unlike NHS 111, GPs cannot refer patients for an...

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GPhC launches consultation on Fitness to Practise strategy

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) is consulting on ‘Managing concerns about pharmacy professionals: Our strategy for change’. This newly developed strategy aims to give patients and the public better protection while being fair to pharmacy prof...

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Medicine Supply Notification: Haloperidol 5mg/5ml oral solution sugar free (Thame Laboratories) – Update

Update: (09/04/2021) Further supplies now expected late Summer 2021   Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has issued a medicine supply notification for Haloperidol 5mg/5ml poral solution sugar free (Thame Laboratories) Haloperidol 5mg/5ml oral solution sugar free (Thame Laboratories) will be out of stock until March 2021 Limited supplies remain available from Pinewood Healthcare...

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Medicine Supply Notification: Nalcrom (sodium cromoglicate) 100mg capsules – Updated

 Updates 07/10/2021 – Resupply date now expected to be mid December 2021  08/10/2021 Generic sodium cromoglicate 100mg capsules are now available through the usual wholesaler channels Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has issued a medicine supply notification for Nalcrom (sodium cromoglicate) 100mg capsules Nalcrom 100mg capsules will be out of stock until late November...

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GPhC issues improvement notice for Clear Chemist

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has issued an improvement notice to Clear Chemist requiring it to take measures to rectify failures identified at an intelligence-led inspection. At the inspection on 5 October, GPhC inspectors identified that...

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