Legislation which came into force in April 2018 introduced defences to offences arising from preparation and dispensing errors made by registered pharmacists and registered pharmacy technicians, at retail pharmacy premises.
On 15 January 2019 the government published a consultation paper on proposed increases in employer contributions to the TPS with a stated aim of ensuring "all affected sectors have an opportunity to share views on the impact these changes will bring".
Genomics England's 100,000 Genomes project has reached its goal - making it the world's largest gene sequencing project in healthcare, and bringing hope of better understanding of diseases and faster diagnosis.
As we get closer to Brexit, the EU "settled status scheme", which grants immigration status to EU nationals to allow them to continue living here after Brexit, is being rolled to increasingly larger groups of EU nationals.
On 15 January 2019, the government published the above consultation paper with its stated aim of ensuring "all affected sectors have an opportunity to share views on the impact these changes will bring."
The UK Government has stepped up plans for protecting medicines in the event of a "no deal" Brexit. This comes amid political wrangling at Westminster where there is no clear picture as to what will happen next...
EMIG (The Ethical Medicines Industry Group) has published its latest Brexit Barometer survey results. In recent quarters, EMIG has been carrying out surveys of its members' views and feelings around preparations for Brexit.