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Tesco cough and cold batches recalled by MHRA

The chain has recalled 78,000 packs incorrectly stating that 12-year-olds may use the medicine.

Mental disorders in children and youngsters on the rise

One in six six to 16-year-olds may have had a mental health illness compared with one in nine in 2017.

Vaccine rates for childhood diseases hits WHO target for tenth year

Coverage of measles, mumps and rubella fell slightly but targets hit overall.

Pharmacy can help lead the green fight

We hear much about the impact of cars on the environment but little about that from pharmacy, says Mohammed Hussain. 

RPS supports Covid jab rollout for 12 to 15-year-olds

Three million youngsters will be eligible to receive a single dose of the Pfizer jab.

Six NHS Trusts funded to trial AI prostate cancer diagnostic tech

The trial will examine how prostate cancer diagnosis can be speeded up.

Pharmacy's role bolstered in Scotland's new NHS plan

The Pharmacy First scheme gets another 2.5m in 2022-23 under the NHS Recovery Plan.

Pharmacy hypertension service 'can save 2,000 lives in 5 years'

NHSE&I said pharmacies can prevent 3,700 strokes and 2,500 heart attacks.

MHRA approves Covid antibody treatment

Ronapreve may prevent infections and help reduce hospital admissions.

GPs told to offer Shingrix vaccine to eligible patients

The vaccine will be given in two doses, the second two months after the first.

Children in troubled households more likely to suffer mental health issues

Researchers looked at the anonymised hospital and GP records of 190,000 children in Wales.

MHRA reclassifies Nuromol from P to GSL

The decision will make it easier for patients to access the painkiller, says the regulator.

RPS urges government to block Philip Morris takeover of respiratory company

Charities and health experts have expressed deep ethical concerns over the deal.

London pharmacies take part in meningitis campaign

Pharmacies will give people information about how to prevent infection.

CPD module: cardiac disease

We look at the causes and management of atrial fibrillation and heart failure. 

Getting the lowdown on low back pain 

Low back pain causes pain and disability and has a significant social and economic impact on sufferers. 

Heading back to the classroom 

Children’s health has been affected by lockdowns, school closures and self-isolation. 

Drug deaths in England and Wales highest on record

There were 4,561 drug poisoning deaths in 2020, a 3.8 per cent rise on 2019.

Neither rye nor reason

Steve Ainsworth explores the origins of the compound ergot, which in modern times became a source for pharmaceutical drugs

Campaign to secure your future – update

NPA chairman Ian Strachan urges members to keep up the campaign against funding cuts

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