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Use of antiviral medicines in primary care (England): prescribers and community pharmacists

Antiviral medicines may now be prescribed and dispensed in primary care for the prevention and treatment of influenza at NHS expense in England.

We're committed to being disability confident

You told us in our recent survey that disability is the biggest barrier to working in pharmacy, and is also the most important area where more could be done to support inclusion and diversity in the s

Emergency contraception: we call for free access for all women via community pharmacies

Commenting on a call from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists today for emergency hormonal contraception to be available 'off the shelf' and without a consultation with a pha

Supply disruption alert – Emerade 150 microgram, 300 microgram and 500 microgram adrenaline auto-injector devices

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has issued a supply disruption alert for Emerade 150 microgram, 300 microgram and 500 microgram adrenaline auto-injector devices.

Class 2 medicines recall: Emerade 150, 300 and 500 microgram solution for injection in pre-filled syringe

Pharmaswiss Česka republika s.r.o. (an affiliate of Bausch & Lomb UK Limited) is recalling all unexpired batches of Emerade adrenaline autoinjectors after identifying an error than can cause some

Supply Disruption Alert – Slo-phyllin (theophylline) 60mg/125mg/250mg capsules

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has advised of a supply disruption alert for Slo-phyllin (theophylline) 60mg/125mg/250mg capsules.

Ranitidine: all formulations – Supply Disruption Alert – Update

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has updated their advice of a supply disruption of all formulations of ranitidine.

Medicine prices - we talk to the BBC

Director of Pharmacy and Member Experience Robbie Turner was interviewed yesterday by the BBC about how medicine prices and supply could be affected by a future UK/US trade deal. His appearance came

The British National Formulary: 70 years supporting healthcare professionals

This year marks the 70thanniversary of the British National Formulary (BNF), a celebration of its pivotal contribution to clinical decision making. Since 1949 the BNF has been the UK’s most trus

New pre-reg podcast on Calculations now available!

Your pharmacy pre-registration year is a real challenge. Our hugely popular podcast seriesprovides expert tips and advice from pre-reg tutors and recently qualified pharmacists to help you cope. The