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PMR limitations contributed to infant’s tragic death, says coroner

Lack of special prescription options contributed to morphine mix-up, says coroner

08 Sep 2023 , 1 Min Article


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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Pharmacy teams make 33k safety interventions in OAC audit

Pharmacy teams offered advice and clinical interventions to tens of thousands during audit

31 Mar 2023 , 1 Min Article

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CPD module: multiple sclerosis

We look at the symptoms, diagnosis and treatments for the condition.

14 Mar 2023 , 1 Min Module

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PSNC announces mandatory valproate audit for 2022-23

Pharmacies must complete a six-week audit before March 31

15 Nov 2022 , 1 Min Article

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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


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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SSP issued for Estraderm MX 25mcg and 100mcg patches

The PSNC said there was “a significant ongoing disruption” to their supply

09 Sep 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Pharmacists reduce exposure to high-risk anticholinergics

Pilot studies from the US report that pharmacist-overseen deprescribing reduces exposure

26 Aug 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Dementia linked with hypothyroidism

Study finds a marked association between the two conditions among older people

12 Aug 2022 , 1 Min Article