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Pain Relief

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MHRA reclassifies Nuromol from P to GSL

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

NICE approves secukinumab for chronic pain condition

NICE has recommended the use of secukinumab as an option for treating a chronic back pain condition affecting young adults.

MHRA consults on Nuromol P to GSL switch

The MHRA has launched a consultation on whether Nuromol should be available to patients without having to visit a pharmacy. 

New NICE guidance on chronic pain

People with chronic primary pain should be offered a range of treatments to help them manage their condition, says NICE in a new guideline.

NICE: Many chronic pain meds do more harm than good

Several commonly used treatments for chronic primary pain have little or no evidence that they work and shouldn’t be prescribed, NICE says in new draft guidance.

WHO retracts opioid guidelines amid allegations

WHO retracted the guidelines amid allegations that drug manufacturers had undue influence on their development.  

Business Fit for the Future Programme

This training offers new insights into the customers of today and explores how you and your team can adapt your sales approach to engage with customers in order to grow your business.

DHSC reveals November price concessions 21 days in

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has announced the first wave of price concessions for November – 21 days into the month.

Petition to stop remote pharmacist plans exceeds 5,000 signatures

A petition designed to stop government plans that would allow pharmacies to operate in the absence of a qualified pharmacist has gained more than 5,000 signatures.    

CPNI slams government with cash-strapped pharmacy on brink

The community pharmacy network in Northern Ireland is on the brink of collapse as pharmacies across the country fail to pay their bills and suppliers and wholesalers warn the supply of medicines to patients “will grind to a halt” as a result.

Pharmacies in N. Ireland get £11m cash boost

The community pharmacy sector in Northern Ireland has been handed more than £11 million in additional funding over the next 16 months.

Supreme Court decision on pregabalin "a relief" says NPA

The National Pharmacy Association (NPA) has described the Supreme Court’s decision to reject Pfizer’s claim that only its branded drug pregabalin should be prescribed and dispensed for pain including central and peripheral neuropathic pain as a “relief.”

Former Alliance man named first independent HDA chair

Former Alliance man named first independent HDA chair

Majority support unannounced inspections and publication of reports

A consultation on the General Pharmaceutical Council’s (GPhC) proposed approach to its regulation of registered pharmacies in the UK revealed large support among stakeholders for unannounced inspections and online publication of pharmacy inspection reports.

Winter Health: Congestion

Find out more about how to advise customers on congestion and make effective product recommendations. 

Winter Health: Children’s fever

Find out more about how to advise customers on childhood fever and make effective product recommendations. 

Second Boots union ballot confirmed for February

Second ballot to determine pharmacists’ union representation at Boots confirmed for February

NPA research gets BBC Breakfast platform

The NPA’s Director of Pharmacy, Leyla Hannbeck, appeared on BBC Breakfast to detail its latest research.

PSNC chief: We will work with government to ensure pharmacy plays key illness prevention role

PSNC chief: We will work with government to ensure pharmacy plays key illness prevention role  

Pharmacy Product of the Year 2020

Our annual PPOY Awards are voted for by readers in recognition of OTC product development, training services and innovation.

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