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The hepatitis A and B vaccine has been added to the list of medicines that cannot be parallel exported from the UK.
The General Pharmaceutical Council has raised concerns over a 7% increase in the number of fitness-to-practise complaints brought to the regulator between July 2019 and September 2019.
Substance misuse and needle exchange patients in Newcastle will be given “up to £25 of Greggs vouchers” if they present for a blood spot test for hepatitis C in a community pharmacy.
A patient in Wales will become the first in the country to start chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy after other treatments for his lymphoma were unsuccessful.
The number of community pharmacies offering minor ailment schemes has fallen by a third since 2017/2018, data published by NHS Digital have shown.
Using an oral spray to deliver vitamin D is just as effective as a capsule, research published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition has shown.
Decision aids could help GPs and patients in the process of discontinuing antidepressants, researchers have said.
Oral antibiotic use is linked to an increased risk of colon cancer, but a reduced risk of rectal cancer, a study in Gut suggests.
Patients exposed to fluoroquinolone antibiotics are more than twice as likely to develop aortic or mitral regurgitation, compared with patients taking amoxicillin, according to research published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
Patients treated with nivolumab for advanced non-small cell lung carcinoma had a better survival rate at five years than those who received chemotherapy, a follow-up trial has shown.
A closer look at the progress made so far on introducing a nationwide foundation training scheme.
‘Urgent action’ needed on pharmacist shortagesSubscription
NHS workforce planners warn that they are running out of pharmacists as demand for the profession rises.
With almost 1,400 reports of controlled drugs being lost, stolen or missing in the past year, there are concerns regarding the increasing sophistication of those trying to subvert the system.
One year since UK law changed to enable medical cannabis to be prescribed, researchers are exploring the drug’s potential for treating post-traumatic stress disorder, schizophrenia and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Is hormone replacement therapy worth the risks?Subscription
The risks and benefits of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) have long been the source of confusion and controversy. Here we summarise the latest evidence to assist pharmacists in supporting patients thinking about HRT.