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27

Class 2 Medicines Recall: Aventis Pharma Limited (t/a Sanofi)

BY CLAUDY RODHOUSE  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
  Class 2 Medicines Recall: Aventis Pharma Limited (t/a Sanofi), Largactil 50mg/2ml Solution for Injection, EL (20)A/56 By MHRA Published 26 November 2020 From: Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency Sanofi is recalling specific batches of Largactil 50mg/2ml Solution for Injection as a precautionary measure due to out of specification results obtained for the ...
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Nov
27

Free flu vaccinations rolled out to over 50s from December

BY CLAUDY RODHOUSE  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Free flu vaccinations rolled out to over 50s from December Published 20 November 2020 From: Department of Health and Social Care . People aged 50 to 64 will get free flu vaccine from 1 December as part of expanded flu vaccination programme this winter. Individuals will be able to get free flu jab from their GP or pharmacist Centrally secured supply of vaccines available t...
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Nov
26

Full list of local restriction tiers by area- from 2nd December 2020

BY CLAUDY RODHOUSE  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Full list of local restriction tiers by area This page sets out the full list of local restriction tiers by area from Wednesday 2 December 2020. Published 26 November 2020From: Department of Health and Social Care Decisions on which area goes into which tier are primarily based on 5 key epidemiological indicators: case detection rates in all age groups case detection rates in the ov...
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Nov
24

Latest updates-By NHS England Nov 2020

BY CLAUDY RODHOUSE  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Latest updates-By NHS England  What’s been happening in general practice It’s an incredibly busy time for general practice and continues to be. We’ve summarised some of the key activities for easy reference. Contracting and finances On 17 September NHS England and NHS Improvement published an updated Network Contract DES Specification and Net...
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Nov
24

Gov.uk Accessing government-secured flu vaccines: guidance for GPs

BY CLAUDY RODHOUSE  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Accessing government-secured flu vaccines: guidance for GPs Published 9 October 2020 Last updated 20 November 2020 — see all updates From: Department of Health and Social Care How GP practices in England can access the extra stock of flu vaccines this winter that the government has secured. Details To support the expanded vaccination programme, the Department of ...
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Nov
24

England arrivals to be able to cut quarantine with private test

BY CLAUDY RODHOUSE  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Covid-19: England arrivals to be able to cut quarantine with private test By The BBC 24th Nov 2020  https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-55052381 People arriving in England from abroad will be soon able to reduce their quarantine by more than half if they pay for a Covid test after five days, the transport secretary has announced. The rules will come into force from 15 December and ...
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Nov
24

Government welcomes the MHRA review into Pfizer and BioNTech vaccine

BY CLAUDY RODHOUSE  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Government welcomes the MHRA review into Pfizer and BioNTech vaccine- Press release- By Gov.uk Published 23 November 2020 From: Department of Health and Social Care, Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, and The Rt Hon Alok Sharma MP UK’s independent regulator to evaluate latest data from Pfizer and BioNTech to ensure the quality, s...
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Nov
24

2021 Influenza Vaccine- still time to pre-order

BY CLAUDY RODHOUSE  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Members' Offer- 2021 Influenza Vaccine Dispex is pleased to announce that a members' only deal on Mylan's 2021 Influenza vaccine is now available- so secure next years' stock today!  Simply, login to the members' area (home page) to view their offer. If your Dispex membership has lapsed or you have ...
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Nov
23

NHS Primary Care Bulletin 20.11.20

BY CLAUDY RODHOUSE  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
NHS Primary Care Bulletin 20.11.20 National Call and Recall Service for flu vaccinations – outbound telephone calls The NHS Immunisation Management Service operates the National Call and Recall Service for the flu vaccination programme on behalf of NHS England and NHS Improvement. In addition to initial contact via letters and emails/SMS, it is making approximately 1.3 million foll...
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Nov
23

Oxford University breakthrough on global COVID-19 vaccine

BY CLAUDY RODHOUSE  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS
Oxford University breakthrough on global COVID-19 vaccine https://www.ox.ac.uk/news/2020-11-23-oxford-university-breakthrough-global-covid-19-vaccine?hp By University of Oxford- 23rd November 2020 The University of Oxford, in collaboration with AstraZeneca plc, today announces interim trial data from its Phase III trials that show its candidate vaccine, ChAdOx1 nCoV-2019, is effect...
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