Bestway Medhub teams with Cambrian Alliance Group

The agreement sees Bestway Medhub become one of the group’s official supplier partners for generics, parallel imports, over-the-counter pharmacy products and dressings.

GPhC to consult on safe pharmacy practice

The GPhC is to consult on guidance to ensure a safe and effective pharmacy team.

Sigma wins 2017 PING Award for Innovation

Sigma's new picking/packing warehouse development is first in Britain to merge FMD standards into the operation.

Bestway Medhub expands into Northern Ireland

The national pharmacy wholesaler has extended its reach to Northern Ireland.

Website drives safer medicines delivery discussion

A new website forms part of a drive to discuss the safer delivery of medicines.

Numark and Teva to offer new generics scheme

The partnership will give members access to an enhanced and simplified discount structure with optimised pricing.

AAH takes on Derma UK portfolio

Derma UK Ltd has appointed AAH Pharmaceuticals as its solus wholesale partner.

Independents urged to focus on maximising business

Numark's John D'Arcy says the High Court ruling not to overturn the Government’s decision to impose cuts on pharmacy services in England is a pyrrhic victory.

New social media course tackles independents' online apprehension

Sheffield pharmacist, Saam Ali, aka the Pharmacy Mentor, has built a new online course to help independents harness the power of social media.

When are you open over the Easter break?

The NPA has designed a graphic that members can share via their social media channels in order to pubicise their holiday opening hours.

Actavis rebrands as Accord

Actavis UK has rebranded to become Accord Healthcare. This follows its acquisition earlier this year by Intas Pharmaceuticals.

CQC takes further action against online prescription services

The Care Quality Commission has published inspection reports on four more providers, which detail examples of people being put at risk of harm.

GPhC to inspect pharmacies linked to online prescribers

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) is inspecting pharmacies linked to online primary care services, following alarming information released today by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

New eye health destination now live online

Bausch + Lomb has updated and relaunched its digital hub,, with the aim of creating a destination website where patients and healthcare professionals can access the latest information on eye health.

New generics company opens for UK business

Pharmacists now have a new UK source of generic medicines.

STPs ‘the best hope for the NHS’ says King’s Fund

Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs) still have potential to improve health and care despite a bumpy start, says a new report

The price is not always right

Victoria Goldman provides an update on the latest news from the generics market

GPhC fees to remain unchanged

GPhC fees to remain £250 for pharmacists, £118 for pharmacy technicians and £241 for pharmacies

Tackling illicit online drug sales

An Eye on Europe: the internet is fuelling illegal drug sales across the EU, says Sid Dajani

Pharmacy prices up 12% despite funding cuts

Pharmacy sale prices virtually unaffected by announced funding cuts say Christie & Co
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