The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issues a Class 4 medicines defect information drug alert for Inhixa solution for injection in pre-filled syringes.
RPS Deputy Chief Scientist Dr Claire Thompson appeared on BBC1’s Health: Truth or Scare this morning for an item investigating medicines for heartburn and what the risks are when taking proton p
Sildenafil 50 mg film-coated tablets were reclassified from a prescription only medicine (POM) to a Pharmacy medicine (P) in November 2017, following a public MHRA consultation. The outcome of the con
The Pharmacy (Preparation and Dispensing Errors – Registered Pharmacies) Order 2018 (Commencement) Order of Council 2018 has now been commenced. This brings into effect the legal defences for inadvertent preparation and dispensing errors by registered pharmacy professionals working at or from registered pharmacies.
Responding to the commencement of the legislation, GPhC Chief Executive, Duncan Rudkin said:
A new defence around inadvertent dispensing errors has come into force today (16 April), creating a safer environment for patients.
After a long-running campaign from RPS and the pharmacy profession,