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GPhC gains extension of suspension order in FtP case

Case follows another in July where extension to suspension order was not granted.

Planning permission for new pharmacies explained

Legal director Claire Timmings and associate Dan Murphy simplify the process

Court refuses GPhC application to suspend zopiclone pharmacists

The High Court has refused an application to extend a suspension order against two pharmacists accused of illegally supplying controlled drugs.

The Good Work Plan: the 'must knows'

Lawyer Andrew Rayment unpicks the "biggest package of workplace reforms for over 20 years"

Legal action against Hancock over retired pharmacist's Covid-19 death

A dentist has brought proceedings against the health secretary and Public Health England after his father, a retired London community pharmacist, died of Covid-19.

Review: medicines reuse guidance

Solicitor Susan Hunneyball says community pharmacists will have things to do if care homes or hospices decide to reuse medicines during the pandemic

Questions remain on pharmacy volunteer indemnity

Recent assurances for pharmacies on the use of volunteers to provide services only apply to issues of misconduct, lawyers have said.

Caution! A red flag CPCS warning

Solicitor Noel Wardle says pharmacists should be aware of the risks of misdiagnosis or missing a 'red flag' when providing the CPCS

Renovations: can I just go ahead?

Your pharmacy needs work, but you lease the building. Solicitor Michelle Noble explains why you can’t simply phone a builder.

Sixteen month sentence for £76k fraud pharmacist

A pharmacist has been sentenced to 16 months in prison for overcharging the NHS £76,475 for prescription medicines.

Two pharma companies admit to illegal collusion over nortriptyline

Two companies involved in an investigation into the supply of nortriptyline have confessed to illegal collusion.

Liberty protection safeguards - nearly all clear

The Mental Capacity (Amendment Act) has clarified the law around deprivation of liberty, says solicitor Susan Hunneyball 

Drug firm coughs up £8m to competition watchdog in UK first

A pharmaceutical company has offered to pay the NHS £8m following an investigation into suspected collusion.

Drug companies “carved up the market” alleges watchdog

AMCo, Morningside and Alliance Healthcare have been accused of illegal market sharing over nitrofurantoin.

Commercial property service charges: new rules explained

A new professional statement relating to service charges in commercial properties is compulsory. Michelle Noble, Solicitor and Member of the Pharmacy Transactions Real Estate Team at Charles Russell Speechlys LLP picks out the important details

NPA: Check status of CBD products or risk insurance cover

NPA members must ascertain the contents of any CBD products they intend to sell or risk losing their indemnity.

Reissner: RPS public body status may impact legal case

David Reissner says it is “by no means clear” the RPS is a public body as Sid Dajani presses for a judicial review.

Cannabis: the legal lowdown

Do you know what the changes to the law around cannibis actually means? Do your customers? 

For many happy returns... ...comply with the CRA

Pharmacies need to ensure they comply with the legal duties set out in the Consumer Rights Act 2015, says Matthew Gough, a partner at law firm Eversheds Sutherland 

Checking employment documentation

There are steps pharmacy business owners can take in advance of marketing their business for sale that can smooth the due diligence process and minimise delays

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