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Class 2 Medicines Recall: Largactil 50mg/2ml solution for injection Aventis Pharma Ltd (trading as Sanofi)

Class 2 MHRA medicines recall – Largactil 50mg/2ml solution for injection Aventis Pharma Ltd (trading as Sanofi) PL 04425/0582 Betahistine dihydrochloride 16mg Tablets (Kent Pharmaceuticals Ltd) PL 30464/0020 Drug alert number: EL (20)A/56 Date issued: 26 November 2020 The Medicines and Health products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a class 2 medicines recall for: Largactil...

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Register now to use Real Time Exemption Checking (RTEC)

Real Time Exemption Checking (RTEC) allows pharmacy teams to digitally check if their patients are eligible for free NHS prescriptions because they hold specific exemptions. Pharmacies already using RTEC report that it saves staff time and because a patient that is found to be exempt via RTEC does not need to complete an exemption declaration...

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PSNC seeks to address workload pressures during second wave

PSNC has today published an update on the action points that we have been discussing with the NHS and Government to address contractor workload and staffing pressures during the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. We have been highlighting the many operational pressures on pharmacy businesses throughout the pandemic and in recent months we have...

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COVID-19 Second Wave – PSNC Negotiations Action List (November 2020)

This briefing outlines the scope of urgent discussions that are ongoing between PSNC, the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), and NHS England & NHS Improvement (NHSE&I) to ensure that community pharmacy teams have the support they need during the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. PSNC has some clear asks, some of which...

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27 Products added to the Discount Not Deducted (DND) list

Ensure Plus Juce liquid, Ikervis 0.1% eye drops 0.3ml unit dose and Setofilm 4mg orodispersible films are just some of products for which the deduction scale will no longer apply. Following applications made by PSNC to the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA), 27 new products will...

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