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Interview: Martin Sawer

Wholesalers are returning to normal after the fuel crisis but workforce shortages could become a big problem, warns Martin Sawer.

Government promises "more depth" on hub & spoke proposals

A Government publication paves the way for a consultation in the coming months.

OHID has mission to level up health disparities

Office for Health Improvement and Disparities is one of two bodies taking over roles of Public Health England

NPA wants competition watchdog to weigh in on hub & spoke

CMA should look into hub and spoke dispensing to ensure fairness, says NPA.

Charity attacks plans to raise free prescription age to 66

The Government plans to increase the age for prescription exemptions to 66 years.

Dukes to leave PSNC in September

PSNC chief executive Simon Dukes will leave his post at the end of September after just over three and-a-half years in the role.

DH sets ambitious targets for winter flu programme

The Department of Health and Social Care announces that it aims to vaccinate 85 per cent of people aged 65 and over against influenza.

PSNC: Use 'best judgement' in claiming Covid costs

PSNC chief Simon Dukes has urged contractors to "use their best judgement" when putting together their Covid costs evidence.   

Government launches obesity programme for kids and adults

The Department of Health and Social Care said the scheme is being supported by £12 million of Government funding. 

Queen's speech: Pharmacy bodies call for clarity

Community pharmacy's representative bodies are demanding greater clarity on the Health and Care Bill set out in today's speech.

Guidance on reporting medicines shortages updated

New guidance clarifies the obligations on suppliers in Regulation 28 and 29 of the Health Service Products Regulations 2018.

Office of Health Promotion takes over from PHE

New body will lead national efforts to tackle obesity, improve mental health and promote physical activity.

SSP issued for Competact with immediate effect

The Department for Health and Social Care has issued a serious shortage protocol for anti-diabetes medicine Competact with immediate effect

Serious shortage protocols extended by DHSC

SSPs for Fluoxetine 30mg capsules and Levothyroxine 12.5mcg tablets have been extended.

SSP for Levothyroxine extended to March 12

The serious shortage protocol for Levothyroxine 12.5mcg tablets has been extended by the DHSC.

Repaglinide out of stock until early May

Repaglinide 1mg and 2mg tablets will be out of stock until early May.

DHSC extends SSP for Salazopyrin until March 8

The serious shortage protocol for Salazopyrin EN-Tabs 500mg has been extended until March 8.  

Pharmacy technicians invited onto PPE panel

Pharmacy technicians and dispensing staff have been invited to join a panel that assesses the quality of PPE.

DHSC secures extra supplies of flu vaccine for pharmacies

The Government hopes additional supplies will boost the largest ever flu vaccination programme in 2020-21.

Treasury stance on Covid costs 'not in line with ministers' promises'

Treasury's refusal to offer contractors more cash is 'not in line with ministers' promises' says PSNC chief Simon Dukes. 

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