Recap of Top UK Pharmacy News In June
New Health Minister Announced:
Steve Brine, who is the MP for Winchester and Chandler’s Ford, is the new minister with responsibility for pharmacy. Steve Brine refers to himself as a ‘passionate defender’ of primary care and general practice.
Royal Pharmaceutical Society Announced Board Election Results:
The elected board members are due to take office on 13 June in Scotland, and 21 June in England. Five members were elected to the English board along with four to the Scottish board. There were also four candidates who were elected unopposed to the Welsh Board.
Pfizer’s Patent For Lyrica Set To Expire 17th July 2017:
Pregabaline (lyrica) patent is set to expire on 17/07/17. NHS England has released new guidance in regards to the prescribing and dispensing of pregabalin.
NHS England Guidance HERE
Medicine Recall – ONE ALPHA DROPS:
Pharmacy and wholesaler level recall of two batches of Parallel Imported One-Alpha Drops x 10 ml because the dropper included in this pack delivers 0.05 micrograms of alfacalcidol instead of 0.1 micrograms as labelled on the pack.
Batch Number HERE
The Pharmacy Show Registration Is Now Open:
The Pharmacy Show is the largest, national conference and exhibition for community pharmacy professionals and their industry. The Pharmacy Show- For all that pharmacy demands.
Top UK Pharmacy News in June
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