The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has today (23/09/2022) granted the following list of price concessions: Drug Pack size Price concession Aciclovir 400mg tablets 56 £3.08 Aciclovir 800mg tablets 35 £3.21 Atenolol 50mg tablets 28 £1.70 Carbocisteine 250mg/5ml oral solution 300 £5.90 Chloramphenicol 1% eye ointment 4 £4.27 Cilostazol 100mg tablets 56 £14.99 [...]
As a further update to our article about Monday 19th September being declared a Bank Holiday at short notice, Chief Pharmaceutical Officer David Webb has issued a statement about the dispensing of controlled drugs in instalments. This makes provision for pharmacists to make instalment supplies in advance of the Bank Holiday, at their discretion. “Opioid [...]
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MHRA Class 4 Medicines Defect Information: Bezalip Mono 400mg Tablets (Quadrant Pharmaceuticals Limited)
Class 4 Medicines Defect Information: Bezalip Mono 400mg Tablets (Quadrant Pharmaceuticals Limited) Drug alert number: EL (22)A/38 Date issued: 12 September 2022 The Medicines and Health products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a class 4 medicines defect information notice for: Bezalip Mono 400mg Tablets (Quadrant Pharmaceuticals Limited) PLPI 20774/0036 Batch Number Expiry Date Pack Size [...]
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Community pharmacy contractors are advised to dispatch their paper prescriptions for August to the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) no later than the 5th of September, to mitigate against planned strike action by the Communication Workers Union (CWU). The paper prescription bundle should be sent together with the Account Identifier Document to the relevant pricing [...]
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The Drug Tariff Preface published monthly lists additions, deletions and other changes to products listed in the Drug Tariff. Below is a summary of the changes coming into effect from 1 September 2022. ADVANCE NOTICE Pharmacy contractors should note that from October 2022, the discount applied to the monthly total of reimbursement prices will be [...]