Varenicline (Champix) Supply Issues – NCSCT advice

The National Centre for Smoking Cessation & Training (NCSCT) has published the following bulletin notifying smoking cessation practitioners about problems with supplies of varenicline (Champix) and signposting to advice on alternatives. Champix out of stock We’ve been informed that unfortunately Pfizer are currently facing an issue with the supply of varenicline (Champix) across all doses and presentations. Pfizer Continue Reading »

Chloramphenicol Eye Drops & Boron – RCOphth Safety Alert

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists have published a statement on the recent regulatory changes affecting use of chloramphenical eye drops for young children @ https://www.rcophth.ac.uk/2021/04/safety-alert-boron-additives-in-chloramphenicol-drops/ Boron additives in Chloramphenicol drops safety alert – Summary All prescribing decisions involve an equation of benefit versus risk. Chloramphenicol has been an effective and well-tolerated antibiotic in ophthalmological practice for nearly 70 Continue Reading »

CD Bulletin Issue 18 April 2021

April 2021 Learning from incidents Serious Incident – Oramorph Schedule 5 FP10MDA Titrating Prescriptions We’re here to support you Role of the CDLO Ask ANI Closing Pharmacies Caution – Healthcare Professionals Collecting Prescriptions