PDA calls for regulation of the business behaviours of pharmacy owners who damage the reputation of the profession.

The PDA respond after the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) issued a joint letter with the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) regarding the alleged actions of some pharmacies during the coronavirus period. The PDA has previously highlighted how the GPhC identified over 650 major patient safety concerns in routine pharmacy inspections, but had not instigated any Fitness to [...]

By |2020-07-02T12:37:16+00:00July 2nd, 2020|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments

AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Delta Dental of California and Its Affiliates

OLDWICK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings (Long-Term ICR) of “a” of Delta Dental of California (DDC) (San Francisco, CA) and its affiliates, Delta Dental Insurance Company (DDIC) (Wilmington, DE), Delta Dental of Pennsylvania (DDP) (Mechanicsburg, PA) and Delta Dental of New York, [...]

By |2020-07-01T03:01:05+00:00July 1st, 2020|WH News|Comments Off on AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Delta Dental of California and Its Affiliates

Vertex Announces Expansion of Reimbursement Agreement With NHS England to Include KAFTRIO® (ivacaftor/tezacaftor/elexacaftor) in Combination With KALYDECO® (ivacaftor)

-CF patients in England will be among the first in Europe to benefit from access to KAFTRIO®, if the medicine is approved by the European Commission- LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced that it has expanded its reimbursement agreement with NHS England for Vertex’s cystic fibrosis medicines to include KAFTRIO® (ivacaftor/tezacaftor/elexacaftor), in a [...]

By |2020-07-01T03:01:03+00:00July 1st, 2020|WH News|Comments Off on Vertex Announces Expansion of Reimbursement Agreement With NHS England to Include KAFTRIO® (ivacaftor/tezacaftor/elexacaftor) in Combination With KALYDECO® (ivacaftor)

Rosemont Pharmaceuticals to Become Independent Business Following Acquisition by Private Equity Firm

Rosemont Pharmaceuticals will operate as an independent entity following acquisition a by Inflexion private equity. With more than 50 years’ experience and an extensive range of both licensed products and specials within the UK, Rosemont are the experts in liquid medicines with a portfolio of over 130 oral liquid medicines which includes over 70 licensed [...]

By |2020-06-29T13:49:47+00:00June 29th, 2020|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments

Jellagen Announces Seed Financing to Develop Advanced Collagen Products for Therapeutic and Medical Device Applications

CARDIFF, Wales--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jellagen, a leader in advanced collagen biomaterials from marine sources, announces the closing of a £1.9m seed equity round to pursue development of products for therapeutic and medical device applications. The round, which was 75% funded by international investors, will enable Jellagen to develop and partner pipeline products aimed at tissue reconstruction, diabetic [...]

By |2020-06-26T03:00:51+00:00June 26th, 2020|WH News|Comments Off on Jellagen Announces Seed Financing to Develop Advanced Collagen Products for Therapeutic and Medical Device Applications

PDA launch COVID-19 risk management tool for community pharmacy

The PDA has launched a COVID-19 risk management tool designed to help responsible pharmacists and employers identify and remove risks in community pharmacy as lockdown restrictions are lessened. Mark Koziol, PDA Chairman said: "As the government has started to liberalise the lockdown, it is likely that the pharmacies will see even more activity. As healthcare [...]

By |2020-06-11T14:32:14+00:00June 11th, 2020|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments

Anaerobic Digestion Deployments in the UK (2020 Edition): Comprehensive Regional Breakdown of AD Developments in Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, and the 10 Regions of England – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Anaerobic Digestion Deployment in the UK" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. This 2020 edition of the annual report provides a comprehensive regional breakdown of sector development in Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, and the 10 regions of England. The level of activity in the AD industry over the past 12-months is once [...]

By |2020-06-06T03:01:22+00:00June 6th, 2020|WH News|Comments Off on Anaerobic Digestion Deployments in the UK (2020 Edition): Comprehensive Regional Breakdown of AD Developments in Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, and the 10 Regions of England – ResearchAndMarkets.com

Contact Tracing System for Wales Rolled Out

Anyone who has a positive coronavirus test result will be contacted by a team of contact tracers and asked for details of everyone they have had close contact with while they have had symptoms. Close contact means anyone: they have been within 1 metre of and had a face-to-face-conversation, had skin-to-skin contact with or have [...]

By |2020-06-05T12:03:22+00:00June 5th, 2020|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments

AVer Europe’s CAM340+ Helps Small Business in Lockdown

Fitness company utilises professional video camera to keep business thriving LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#camera--AVer Europe, a leading manufacturer of video conferencing solutions, is enabling small businesses to survive and thrive during lockdown. Surrey-based personal training company Marek’s Fitness is utilising the premium quality and wide angle capability of AVer Europe’s CAM 340+ camera to provide training and [...]

By |2020-06-04T03:00:53+00:00June 4th, 2020|WH News|Comments Off on AVer Europe’s CAM340+ Helps Small Business in Lockdown

New video tells story of pharmacy teams rising up to save lives

A video celebrating the dedication of pharmacy teams across the UK in the face of COVID-19 is spreading rapidly across social media. Created by the National Pharmacy Association, the video is based on the hit song, Rise Up, and features pharmacists and pharmacy staff from across the country. Health Secretary Matt Hancock posted a message to accompany [...]

By |2020-06-01T16:34:26+00:00June 1st, 2020|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments
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