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Friday 20 September 2019

Lea Legraien

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Tue 9 April
Tue 9 April
NHS England has said it is going to ‘formally request’ that the Government bans GPs from prescribing homeopathy.
Tue 29 January
Tue 29 January
The supply of medicines will be prioritised over ‘vital food’ in the event of a no-deal Brexit, according to health secretary Matt Hancock.
Wed 16 January
Wed 16 January
A university has been given more than £2m to conduct research into opiod overprescribing in the NHS.
Wed 12 December
Wed 12 December
The Government has chosen England’s chief pharmacist to look into ‘problematic’ overprescribing in the NHS, it has announced.
Tue 11 December
Tue 11 December
A no-deal Brexit could create disruption over importing and exporting medicines at the Anglo-French border for up to six months, the Government has predicted.
Thu 6 December
Thu 6 December
Research shows 31% of medication administration errors in English and Welsh acute care trusts are due to omitted medicine or ingredient.
Thu 22 November
Thu 22 November
The amount of money medicines cost the NHS has more than doubled in less than 10 years, official figures have revealed
Fri 2 November
Fri 2 November
There should be vegetarian and vegan alternatives to medicines such as vaccines, a charity has said.
Mon 29 October
Mon 29 October
Medicines watchdog seizes over £2m counterfeit medicines in UK drugs bust
Wed 17 October
Wed 17 October
Pharmacists must implement new validation processes from today (17 October) to prioritise the limited stocks of EpiPen junior 150 microgram (mcg), the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and NHS England have said.
Tue 2 October
Tue 2 October
Patients with severe allergies can use certain batches of EpiPen four months after their expiry date, the Government has said.
Fri 28 September
Fri 28 September