Date of prep: December 2020
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People with long-term health conditions urged to get flu vaccine before Christmas
Natural history of non-bullous impetigo: A systematic review of time to resolution or improvement without antibiotic treatment
COVID-19 vaccination programme – Key information for pharmacy professionals and pharmacy owners
GPhC – Understanding COVID-19 outcomes for ethnic minority healthcare workers
EU Exit – medicines supply continuity: Letter from Dr Keith Ridge
COVID-19 vaccinations and care homes: programme launch
Advising on medicines regimens during breastfeeding
COVID-19 vaccination programme
Why breastfeeding is important and how pharmacy can help
Scottish Medicines Consortium December decisions for medicines to be used in NHSScotland
Public Health England prescribed medicines report
New product evaluations for November 2020 by the Specialist Pharmacy Service
BTS Clinical Statement on pulmonary sarcoidosis
Neonatal and paediatric pharmacists group publish a position statement on how to choose an oral liquid for a child
Company sanctioned for encouraging people not to wear masks
Advertising standards agency publishes a summary of guidance to ensure the appropriate promotion of Covid-19 related items such as masks
Advertising standards agency publish guidance on advertising Covid-19 antibody tests
Eliminating HIV transmission by 2030
Community Asymptomatic Test site opens in Johnstone
EMA receives application for conditional marketing authorisation of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine
EMA starts rolling review of Janssen’s COVID-19 vaccine
EMA receives application for conditional marketing authorisation of COVID-19 mRNA vaccine
PDA raises community pharmacy NHS contractual breach concerns
Leaflet for a healthcare service was banned for implying that their food supplements could prevent, treat or cure human disease.
Full findings of surveys of provisionally-registered pharmacists published
Direct oral anticoagulants: evidence and unresolved issues
Gout drug Colchicine to be tested as COVID-19 treatment in UK trial
Joint letter from the GPhC, UK Chief Pharmaceutical Officers and the PSNI thanks everyone working in pharmacy as they face into the second wave of COVID-19.
The Royal Pharmaceutical Society in Scotland welcomed nine new fellows.
PSNC seeks to address workload pressures during second wave
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