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Pharmacy stakeholder group produces Patient Safety Professional Standards

Community Pharmacy England and others have contributed to the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s (RPS) revised professional standards for responding to patient safety incidents. The Patient Safety Professional Standards: Responding to Patient Safety Incidents has been developed by the RPS, Association of Pharmacy Technicians UK and Pharmacy Forum NI, with the support of a steering group and a [...]

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By |April 24th, 2024|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Pharmacy stakeholder group produces Patient Safety Professional Standards

Pharmacy technicians to be given greater powers to supply and administer medicines

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has today announced plans to update legislation which will enable registered pharmacy technicians to supply and administer medicines under a patient group direction (PGD). This announcement follows a DHSC consultation on the use of PGDs by Pharmacy Technicians last year, which Community Pharmacy England responded to positively. [...]

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Market Entry Applications – 10 Key Points Guidance

We are continuing to liaise with NHS England (which can provide advice to ICBs on market entry issues) and PCSE to try to help reduce the overall timescales for the determination of applications. We have produced a guidance document with 10 key points to support applicants and their referees with their market entry applications. We [...]

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Community Pharmacy England response to the DHSC consultation on supervision

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has been consulting on proposals to update the Medicines Act 1968 and Human Medicines Regulations 2012 on the supervision of the dispensing and supply of medicines. Their two proposals concerning community pharmacy, both subject to appropriate pharmacist authorisation, are: Pharmacy technicians dispensing and supplying medicines, or supervising [...]

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Codeine Linctus reclassification from P to POM

This week the MHRA announced that codeine linctus would be reclassified to a prescription-only medicine because of the risk of abuse and addiction that comes with it being available over-the-counter. Please see more information here: Codeine linctus to be reclassified to a prescription-only medicine because of risk of abuse and addiction – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk) We [...]

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