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Christmas closures (2010)

Office closing times, and out-of-hours emergency enquiries during Christmas 2008

 

Christmas page


For the following companies, see the PSNC website (PDF 90K)
  • AstraZeneca
  • Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Daiichi Sankyo
  • Genzyme
  • Janssen Cilag
  • Lilly UK
  • MSD
  • Pfizer
  • Roche
  • Sanofi Aventis
  • UCB

Astellas Pharma

Astellas Pharma offices will close from 24 December 2010 to 3 January 2011. Over this period urgent medical enquiries will be answered on 01784 419615.

Emergency orders for Prograf and Advagraf on 29, 30, 31 December 2010 can be placed between 10am and 4pm from customer services on 01784 419564. Orders outside these times should be directed to local Alliance Healthcare distribution service centres.

Orders for other products should be placed with a pharmacy’s usual wholesaler during its Christmas opening times.

 

BAPW: British Association of Pharmaceutical Wholesalers

  • AAH Pharmaceuticals Ltd
  • Alliance Healthcare
  • F. Maltby & Sons
  • Lexon UK Limited
  • Mawdsley-Brooks & Co. Ltd
  • Norchem Ltd
  • Phoenix Healthcare Distribution Ltd
  • Sangers (Maidstone) Ltd
  • Sangers (Northern Ireland) Ltd

The BAPW members listed (right) will be closed for deliveries over Christmas and New Year as follows

24 December 2010

25 December 2010

26 December 2010

27 December 2010

1 January 2011

2 January 2011

3 January 2011

 

CSL Behring

CSL Behring offices will be closed from 3pm on 24 December 2010 until 9am on 29 December 2010, and from 5pm on 31 December 2010 until 9am on 4 January 2011.

Outside these hours the company can be contacted in an emergency on 01444 447400.

To receive products before 24 December orders must be placed by 2pm on 21 December. To receive products between 29 and 31 December orders must be placed by 2pm on 29 December.

 

Lundbeck

Lundbeck offices will be closed from 4.45pm on 23 December 2010 until 8.45am on 4 January 2011.

The medical information and customer service departments will be open on 24 December from 8.45am–12.30pm and on 29, 30 and 31 December from 10am–2pm (tel 01908 638972 and 01908 638935, respectively).

Urgent medical enquiries can be made outside these hours on 07742 609624.

 

Nova Laboratories

Nova Laboratories offices will be closed from 12.30pm on 24 December 2010 until 8am on 29 December 2010, and from 12.30pm on 31 December 2010 until 8am on 4 January 2011.

Outside these hours the company can be contacted in an emergency on 07887 985168.

 

Novartis

The main switchboard will be closed from 3pm on 24 December, and will open again on 4 January 2011.

Medical information will be available until 5pm on 24 December, and from 9am-4pm on 29-31 December on 01276 698370

Orders can be placed until 2.30pm on 24 December and from 9am-4pm on 29-31 December on 08457 419442

Outside these hours an emergency medical information service is on 01276 698370 

 

Royal Pharmaceutical Society & General Pharmaceutical Council

Thursday December 23 – Office to close at 4 pm

Friday December 24 – Office closed

Monday December 27 – Bank Holiday

Tuesday December 28 – Bank Holiday

Wednesday December 29 – Normal office hours

Thursday December 30 –Normal office hours

Friday December 31 – Office to close at 4 pm

Monday January 3 2011 – Bank Holiday

Tuesday January 4 – Normal office hours

Citation: The Pharmaceutical Journal URI: 10041847

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