Following discussions between Community Pharmacy England and the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) regarding medicine pricing issues reported by pharmacy owners, the Department has today (30/11/2023) announced the following final list of price concessions for November 2023: Please note the following two lines have been revised upwards following mid-month price changes reported by pharmacy owners, [...]
Medicine Supply Notifications or Supply Disruption Alerts, issued by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and NHS England (NHSE) sometimes include recommendations for prescribers to consider unlicensed alternatives. These products are not always available on prescribing systems for GPs to select, often due to delays in adding the information on the NHS Dictionary [...]
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Drug alert number: EL (23)A/39 Date issued: 30 November 2023 The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a class 3 medicines recall for: Fluenz® Tetra nasal spray suspension PLGB 17901/034 SNOMED Code: 27114211000001105 Batch Number Printed Expiry Date Amended Expiry Date Pack Size First Distributed TH2127 28-Dec-23 23-Dec-23 10 sprayers 30-Aug-23 TH2127B [...]
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The NHSmail team have announced that multi-factor authentication (MFA) is set to become mandatory across the platform for all NHSmail users from next year. What is MFA? Normally you use your email address and password to log into your NHSmail account. MFA is an additional way of checking that it is really you when you [...]
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Pharmacy owners have been able to sign up to provide the Lateral flow device tests supply service for patients potentially eligible for COVID-19 treatments (LFD service) since 6th November 2023. If pharmacy owners have decided to offer the Advanced service, they should have signed-up to provide the service on the NHS Business Services Authority’s Manage [...]
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