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New SSP issued for Lipitor® 20mg chewable tablets

In response to a significant ongoing disruption to the supply of Lipitor® 20mg chewable tablets , a Serious Shortage Protocol (SSP) has been issued by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC). Effective today, 18 November 2021, SSP013 provides that for every Lipitor® 20mg chewable tablet originally prescribed, one Atorvastatin 20mg tablet must be supplied. SSP013,...

By |November 18th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on New SSP issued for Lipitor® 20mg chewable tablets

MHRA Class 2 Medicines Recall: Ikervis 1 mg/ml eye drops, emulsion and Verkazia 1 mg/ml eye drops, emulsion (SANTEN Oy)

Drug alert number: EL (21)A/30 MDR Number: MDR 268-08/21 Date issued: 18 November 2021 The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a Class 2 medicines recall for IKERVIS 1 mg/ml eye drops, emulsion and VERKAZIA 1 mg/ml eye drops, emulsion (SANTEN Oy (trading as Santen UK Limited)) Brief description of the problem...

By |November 18th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on MHRA Class 2 Medicines Recall: Ikervis 1 mg/ml eye drops, emulsion and Verkazia 1 mg/ml eye drops, emulsion (SANTEN Oy)

MHRA Drug Safety Update November 2021

A new Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) Drug Safety Update (Vol 15 Issue 4 November 2021) has been published and includes articles on: Yellow fever vaccine (Stamaril): new pre-vaccination checklist Adrenaline auto-injectors: reminder for prescribers to support safe and effective use COVID-19 vaccines and medicines: updates for November 2021 Letters and medicine recalls...

By |November 16th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on MHRA Drug Safety Update November 2021

Payment timetable and deadline tracker updated

PSNC has updated its payment timetable and deadline tracker to assist community pharmacy contractors with checking and/or claiming payments for the following services: Pharmacy Quality Scheme (PQS) 2021/22  C-19 Lateral Flow Device Distribution Service  Hypertension Case-Finding Service  Flu Vaccination Service  Pandemic Delivery Service  Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS)  Appliance Use Review Service (AUR)  New Medicine...

By |November 16th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Payment timetable and deadline tracker updated

Over 400 products added to DND list in past 18 months

Following applications made by PSNC to the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA), a further 18 new products will enter the list of ‘Drugs for which Discount is Not Deducted’ (DND) in Part II of the Drug Tariff from 1 November 2021. This takes the total number...

By |November 2nd, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Over 400 products added to DND list in past 18 months