New GP indemnity scheme covers practice pharmacists

As of 1st April 2019, a new NHS arrangement is in place to cover practice pharmacists as well as contracted GP staff in General Practice. The Clinical Negligence Scheme for General Practice is a state indemnity scheme covering NHS services provided by General...

Changes of pregabalin and gabapentin

Decision made by Home Office, which comes into force from 1st of April 2019 that pregabalin and gabapentin is placed in schedule 3 controlled drug under the Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001. But would be excluded from the requirement to be stored in a safe....

Need to know about Responsible Person-import (RP-i)

In the event of the UK leaving the EU without a deal, a wholesale dealer may import Qualified Person certified medicines form the EEA if certain checks are made by the Responsible Person import (RPi) RP-i has an important role in ensuring that only bona fide quality...

Pregabalin and Gabapentin

With everything going on at the moment it is easy to forget that there are things other than Brexit happening. An important one for the pharma supply chain is the scheduling of Pregabalin and Gabapentin as Class C, schedule 3 controlled drugs from 1st April 2019….