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Issue : The Pharmaceutical Journal, March 2011

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  • Nutricia wholesaler distribution 2011

    23 MAR 2011 17:03

    Nutricia will implement a reduced wholesaler distribution model from 4 April 2011 for community pharmacies, hospitals and dispensing doctors.AAH Pharmaceuticals, Alliance Healthcare, Mawdsleys and Phoenix Healthcare are the selected wholesalers.

  • Ferring Pharmaceuticals contact number changes

    23 MAR 2011 16:59

    Changes have been made to the contact numbers for Ferring Pharmaceuticals due to an imminent move.The new numbers are as follows:

  • Drug Tariff Updates

    23 MAR 2011 16:47

    See Drug Tariff Updates: March 2011 prescriptions Category M pricesCategory M prices that will apply from 1 April 2011 are available from the NHS Business Services Authority website.

  • Product news (26 March 2011)

    23 MAR 2011 16:38

    Accessing SPCsThe list of changes to summaries of product characteristics is not exhaustive. SPCs for a number of medicines licensed in the UK are available online 

  • Jonathan Mason

    Engage with health and well-being boards, pharmacy tsar advises

    23 MAR 2011 16:15

    Contractors and local pharmaceutical committees should start engaging with health and well-being boards as soon as they are set up, Jonathan Mason, national clinical director for primary care and community pharmacy at the Department of Health, has advised.

  • Mike Holden

    Decommissioning is ad hoc, NPA says

    23 MAR 2011 16:12

    Effective pharmacy services are being decommissioned in an ad hoc way in some areas of England, according to the National Pharmacy Association’s chief executive Mike Holden, who says the organisation will work to tackle the issue.

  • Pills

    Keeping pharmacy on the agenda Subscription

    23 MAR 2011 14:10

    Neal Patel, RPS head of corporate communications, provides a round-up of the Society’s recent action for members Over the past month or so the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s corporate communications team has been as busy as ever promoting the profession of pharmacy.

  • Doors open for students and trainees Subscription

    23 MAR 2011 14:10

    Benedict Lam, editor of Tomorrow’s Pharmacist, highlights changes affecting students and preregistration trainees In March 2011 the Royal Pharmaceutical Society confirmed that it is working with the British Pharmaceutical Students’ Association to offer students joint membership of both organisations.

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