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Nutrition & weight management

Nutrition and medicines: part three

Nutrition, medicines and myths: evolution of pharmacy practice.

08 Dec 2023 , 10 Min Module

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Medicines

New prescribing rules for isotretinoin address safety concerns

Treatment with isotretinoin for patients under 18 must now be approved by two prescribers, under new MHRA rules.

31 Oct 2023 , 1 Min Article

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Diabetes

Diabetes drug shortages not expected to resolve until mid-2024

Supply problems having “significant impact” on clinicians and causing “anxiety and concern” for patients.

24 Aug 2023 , 4 Min Article

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Gastrointestinal

Study finds GORD leads to poor sleep quality

Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease impairs sleep quality, a new US study shows.

21 Aug 2023 , 2 Min Article

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Clinical

Tirzepatide not recommended in latest NICE diabetes guidance

More evidence needed on the clinical and cost-effectiveness before it can be recommended for use in type 2 diabetes, says NICE

27 Jun 2023 , 1 Min Article

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Asthma & COPD

Poor inhaler technique remains a problem

Pharmacists need to place more emphasis on improving inhaler technique, say researchers.

26 Jun 2023 , 2 Min Article

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Clinical

Twelve serious shortage protocols for HRT products extended by DHSC

The SSPs were due to expire on October 28 but have been extended across the UK.

03 Nov 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Clinical

MHRA recalls batches of stemetil

Sanofi recalls batches of Stemetil Syrup, while SSP for Combisal 125mcg/25mcg inhalers ends today

07 Oct 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Public health

GPhC failing to take proactive approach to aesthetics safety

Contractor says GPhC has never approached him about his non-medical aesthetics work.

03 Oct 2022 , 1 Min Article