How has the CMA and GPhC cracked down on profiteering pharmacies?
202008.14

How has the CMA and GPhC cracked down on profiteering pharmacies?

The CMA and GPhC have warned pharmacies against profiteering during COVID-19, says Susan Hunneyball. In March, I wrote about profiteering from COVID-19 and flagged up the steps that the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) was taking in cracking down on this practice. So, what has happened since then? All pharmacy owners received the joint letter from the General…

#Gladtocare Awareness Week
202007.08

#Gladtocare Awareness Week

This week (6th-12th July 2020) is #GladtoCare Awareness Week and here at Gordons, we want to show our support for this campaign to celebrate the wonderful efforts of those working in the care industry. This social media campaign is designed to maximise the online presence of providers and afford them with an opportunity to show…

Where next for vape?
202005.29

Where next for vape?

P3 Pharmacy magazine recently published an article written by our Healthcare Regulatory Lawyer, Susan Hunneyball. Read the full article below. “Solicitor Susan Hunneyball reviews the legal situation with regard to vaping products, in the light of new official advice and two potential deaths. A BBC report in January that there had been two deaths potentially…

COVID-19 Vaccinations: A Legal View
202005.12

COVID-19 Vaccinations: A Legal View

Chemist+Druggist recently published an article written by Susan Hunneyball, Healthcare Regulatory Lawyer, titled “Legal view: The challenges of pharmacists delivering COVID-19 vaccines.” In the article Susan discusses the regulatory challenges community pharmacies would have to overcome in order for them to deliver a COVID-19 vaccine in the future. Read the full article here.

Review: medicines reuse guidance
202005.07

Review: medicines reuse guidance

P3 Pharmacy recently published an article written by our very own Healthcare Regulatory Lawyer, Susan Hunneyball. The article titled “Review: medicines reuse guidance” covers the new government issued guidance on running a medicines reuse scheme in a care home or hospice setting and how community pharmacists will need to consider elements of the new guidance as part…

COVID-19 Update: GDC’s Protocol regarding Remote Hearings
202005.01

COVID-19 Update: GDC’s Protocol regarding Remote Hearings

The GDC have recently updated their protocol in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and reviewed how they hold their substantial fitness to practise hearings. Whilst the GDC hearing venues have been closed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic they have continued to hold interim order hearings and substantive review hearings remotely either by Skype or…