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  • The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has today published new resources to help pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to fulfil their professional responsibility to be open and honest with patients when something goes wrong – known as the duty of candour. Duty of candour is a fundamental part of pharmacy professional practice and the GPhC’s two new […]
  • Pharmacy contractors are reminded that, from July 2022 (for the dispensing month of June 2022), all new prescription returns/referred back items and disallowed items will be received through the Manage Your Services (MYS) portal and MYS will be the only route available to view and submit required information for all these items. From July 2022, […]
  • A new tool has been launched to help community pharmacy contractors update their pharmacy’s details in the NHS 111 Directory of Services (DoS) and on the NHS website. Previously, contractors used two different NHS systems to ensure these details were up-to-date: the NHS website profile editor and the DoS Profile Updater. Following previous reporting, these […]
  • CLMR number: CLMR (22)A/05 Date issued: 22nd June 2022 The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a company-led drug recall for: Linoforce granules (A.Vogel Ltd) Batch number Expiry Date Pack Size First Distributed 1064615 09/2023 70g 04/02/2021 Active ingredient: Linseed, whole; senna leaf; frangula bark A.Vogel Ltd is recalling the above batch […]
  • MPs from across the political spectrum called for increased funding for community pharmacy in a parliamentary debate held yesterday (21st June), on the future of community pharmacies. Peter Dowd, MP for Bootle and member of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Pharmacy, secured the debate in Westminster Hall, which is Parliament’s second debate chamber. This followed work by PSNC and […]
  • From August 2022 (for July 2022 prescriptions), pharmacy contractors will no longer need to print and submit a paper copy of their completed FP34C declaration made through the Manage Your Service (MYS) portal when submitting their paper prescription bundle to the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA). Instead, NHSBSA will post out a paper Account Identifier […]