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MHRA issues recall for stolen medicines fed back into supply chain

Nearly 40 different products listed in MHRA alert.

Exclusive: Locums told to triple rates during COVID-19 crisis

An email that has apparently been sent to a number of locum pharmacists in England advises them to increase their rates of pay.

Wholesaler denies selling erythromycin at inflated price

Ethigen denies selling Erythromycin to pharmacies for more than 13 times the price they sold at two weeks ago.

HMRC moves to fast-track hand sanitiser production

HM Revenue & Customs is to fast-track access to a crucial ingredient needed by manufacturers of hand sanitisers and gels.

Lloyds store reopens after same-day deep cleaning

A branch of LloydsPharmacy in Edinburgh briefly closed last Saturday when a staff member was advised to self-isolate.

PharmOutcomes owner Pinnacle acquired by EMIS

Pinnacle Health Partnership, the company behind PharmOutcomes, has been acquired by EMIS Group.

Use of pharmacy COVID-19 test 'not advised' says PHE

PHE says little information on accuracy or suitability of type of test being sold commercially by some manufacturers.

Well: We won’t profiteer from COVID-19

Well Pharmacy has said it is seeking to avoid patients having to pay higher prices during the coronavirus epidemic.

Coronavirus pharmacy tests spark debate

The company says there is strong interest in its £175 kits, but some pharmacists have been critical.

NPA urges government to give pharmacies COVID-19 funding

The NPA calls on the government to give pharmacies that are forced because of coronavirus some contingency funding.

Paracetamol hit by coronavirus price hikes

Pharmacy contractors are reporting that wholesaler prices for paracetamol have risen substantially in recent weeks.

NHS Parliamentary Awards open for entries

MPs can nominate teams or individuals for an award in 10 categories until May 1.

Wholesalers hold supplies of cannabis-based drugs after import change

Pharmacy wholesalers can now hold supplies of cannabis-based medicines for future use by patients.

£10m worth of erectile dysfunction drugs seized in 2019

Unlicensed ED pills worth more than £10 million were seized in the UK in 2019.

Coronavirus hits Indian drug exports

India has ordered an export ban on 26 active pharmaceutical ingredients and formulations made from them.

Four companies fined £3.4m in CMA nortriptyline probe

Wholesaler Lexon (UK) has been fined although it denies any infringement.

Rowlands to cut back opening hours amid cost concerns

Rowlands Pharmacy is to review opening hours across its stores in England.

Prescription charge to increase from April 1

The DHSC has announced the prescription charge in England will increase from April 1.

Sale of 44 Boots stores 'exciting opportunity for independents'

Boots has put 44 of its pharmacies in England and Wales up for sale.

Evidence lacking for hub & spoke says NPA

There is little existing evidence that hub and spoke saves money or improves patient safety, the NPA claimed.

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