Date of prep: December 2020
Prescribing information and
adverse events reporting
For healthcare professionals only
I found out today after attempting to collect my prescription from my local pharmacy that I can no longer receive my treatment for endometriosis.
The letter relates specifically to a number of areas in relation to the continuity of the supply of medicines and medical products to the UK.
The UK Government is banning the export of certain key drugs to alleviate shortages and ‘protect UK patients’ weeks ahead of the 31st October Brexit deadline.
The Royal College of General Practitioners has written an open letter to the next leader of the Conservative Party – and next Prime Minister of the UK – calling on them to safeguard the NHS and avoid a ‘no deal’ Brexit in the best interests of patient care.
There is a nationwide deficit of £75m as savings targets have been missed across Scotland. Just under half of the public bodies leading health and social care integration in Scotland have no emergency cash set aside, despite fears Brexit – set to take place in October – could cause a spike in medicines prices. […]
Seema Kennedy MP was appointed as a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department of Health and Social Care this week. As part of her new brief Ms Kennedy now has responsibility for pharmacy. This appointment comes after the recent resignation of the previous minister with responsibility for pharmacy Steve Brine MP. […]