Updated BNF app now available to download

The new BNF & BNFC App has been designed to be responsive, interactive and easy to access.

Pharmacists in push to increase uptake of shingles vaccine

For the month of July, London pharmacies are highlighting the availability of the shingles vaccine to eligible groups of patients.

Darzi Fellowship to use community pharmacy for first time

The output of the one-year project will be a toolkit guide to delivering hormonal treatments via the community pharmacy setting.

New data finds many fertility apps 'misleading'

New data calls into question the usability of many fertility apps.

MHRA grants marketing authorisation for Maloff Protect

Up until now, atovaquone/proguanil antimalarials have only been available with a prescription.

GPC Wales and CPW to collaborate over flu vaccination

The agreement is to encourage a truly collaborative approach to ensure all those eligible for the flu vaccination can access it.

Superdrug makes generic EHC move

Superdrug's generic levonorgestrel pill has gone on sale for £13.49 at 200 branches nationwide.

Pharmacists improve diabetes medication adherence

Results from a Celesio UK/MSD patient support programme have shown that pharmacist interventions can improve adherence to diabetes medication by up to 61%.

Unhealthy diets 'huge cause for concern', finds new survey

Diabetes UK has described the results of the survey as ‘a huge cause for concern’.

Gluten free food must remain on prescription, charity urges

Gluten free food must stay on prescription, says Coeliac UK.

Antibiotic advance hailed in fight to beat superbugs

Scientists have given new superpowers to a lifesaving antibiotic.

Beta blocker usage called into question

New research challenges established medical practice that all heart attack patients should be on beta blockers.

Brits blind to danger of blepharitis

The majority of Brits are in the dark when it comes to the eye condition blepharitis, a survey8 for Bausch + Lomb has found.

New website supports awareness of Viking disease

Sobi has launched a new website to raise awareness of Viking disease, also known as Dupuytren’s disease.

MHRA approves trial for new paracetamol poisoning treatment

MHRA approves clinical trial for Aladote, a new treatment for reducing liver damage from paracetamol (acetaminophen) poisoning.

Pharmacist takes key role brokering NICE accreditation for RPS

Dr Mahendra Patel has brokered an accreditation that will play a key role in ensuring high prescription standards by pharmacists.

New tool to support people with diabetes

Diabetes UK has launched The Mood Information Prescription to help support people with diabetes feeling emotionally low.  

Teva launches 'Get it Right' inhaler campaign

The new multi-channel, social media initiative, ‘Get it Right’ kicks-off on April 24, and runs through to World Asthma Day on 2 May.

Stem cells help stroke patients to walk again

Brian Collett provides a roundup of the latest health news from around the world

England performs well on drug misuse treatment, says review

Public Health England reports drug misuse treatment systems performing well
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