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Progress made on medicines supply issues under the NI protocol

UK tables regulations to establish Northern Ireland MHRA Authorised route for POMs.

GPhC takes action against pharmacies over codeine linctus sales

Thirty-six pharmacy premises and a pharmacy professional were reined in.

Pharmacist pleads guilty to fraudulent codeine script

A locum who confessed to writing a fraudulent prescription for “suspicious” quantities of codeine did so after being threatened, a court has heard. 

Boots settles for 6 figures with asbestos cancer sufferer

Boots UK has reached a six-figure settlement with a former supervisor who has terminal cancer after being exposed to asbestos in the 1970s.

Boots facing lawsuits over unpaid lockdown rent

Boots UK is facing multiple lawsuits from landlords over allegedly refusing to pay rents at some of its stores during the Covid-19 lockdown.

GPhC gains extension of suspension order in FtP case

Case follows another in July where extension to suspension order was not granted.

Court refuses GPhC application to suspend zopiclone pharmacists

The High Court has refused an application to extend a suspension order against two pharmacists accused of illegally supplying controlled drugs.

Legal action against Hancock over retired pharmacist's Covid-19 death

A dentist has brought proceedings against the health secretary and Public Health England after his father, a retired London community pharmacist, died of Covid-19.

Questions remain on pharmacy volunteer indemnity

Recent assurances for pharmacies on the use of volunteers to provide services only apply to issues of misconduct, lawyers have said.

Pharmacist jailed for selling drugs worth 280k on black market

A West Midlands pharmacist has received a 28-month prison sentence for selling medicines on the black market.

Sixteen month sentence for 76k fraud pharmacist

A pharmacist has been sentenced to 16 months in prison for overcharging the NHS £76,475 for prescription medicines.

Two pharma companies admit to illegal collusion over nortriptyline

Two companies involved in an investigation into the supply of nortriptyline have confessed to illegal collusion.

Drug firm coughs up £8m to competition watchdog in UK first

A pharmaceutical company has offered to pay the NHS £8m following an investigation into suspected collusion.

Drug companies “carved up the market” alleges watchdog

AMCo, Morningside and Alliance Healthcare have been accused of illegal market sharing over nitrofurantoin.

NPA: Check status of CBD products or risk insurance cover

NPA members must ascertain the contents of any CBD products they intend to sell or risk losing their indemnity.

Reissner: RPS public body status may impact legal case

David Reissner says it is “by no means clear” the RPS is a public body as Sid Dajani presses for a judicial review.

Pancreatic cancer – the role of pharmacy

This short animation will highlight the crucial role of the pharmacy team in recognising symptoms of pancreatic cancer to aid early diagnosis and boost survival rates.

GPhC consults on renewal fees

It is the first time the regulatory body has proposed an increase in fees since 2015.

Bank loans for pharmacy businesses

Getting the best deal can be vital, says broker Tom Rocks.

The slow burn?

Just starting a conversation about smoking cessation can help save a life.

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