Lupin’s Namuscla® (mexiletine) is recommended by NICE for treatment of symptomatic myotonia in adults with non-dystrophic myotonic disorders (NDM)

Slough, UK, 4 November 2021: Global pharma major Lupin today announces that the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has issued the Final Appraisal Determination (FAD) recommending the routine funding of Namuscla (mexiletine) in England and Wales.1 NICE recommends Namuscla (mexiletine) within its marketing authorisation, as an option for treating the symptoms of myotonia in adults with non-dystrophic [...]

By |2021-11-04T15:17:30+01:00November 4th, 2021|NIH News, Regional News|0 Comments

Register for the first #LivingDiabetesTogether webinar!

Living Diabetes together – Starting insulin Tuesday, November 9th, 2021 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. GMT Discover how you can tap into key insights in diabetes care, dialogue with patients and optimise the diabetes journey at the BD-hosted #LivingDiabetesTogether Webinar Between people living with diabetes and their healthcare support team, much can be exchanged to provide [...]

By |2021-11-02T12:36:39+01:00November 2nd, 2021|NIH News, Regional News|0 Comments

J&J Webinar Invitation: Children’s Healthcare: Overview & Guidance for Recommendation

Discover how to offer better support and guidance on children’s health to your patients. Join our childcare expert, Dr Ellie Cannon, an NHS GP with over 15 years’ experience in family health, for a new & free training session on the management and support of children’s healthcare, especially for Pharmacy teams, on Thursday 25th November [...]

By |2021-11-02T11:30:38+01:00November 2nd, 2021|NIH News, Regional News|0 Comments

NI Health Minister praises pharmacy teams at NPA celebration

Health Minister for Northern Ireland Robin Swann, who was the chief guest at an NPA event on Tuesday (19 October) thanked NPA members for their unwavering response to the coronavirus pandemic and dedication to helping people. He was among 50-plus guests at a dinner at Hillsborough Castle near Belfast, to mark the NPA’s 100thanniversary. The [...]

By |2021-10-21T16:21:41+01:00October 21st, 2021|NIH News, Regional News|0 Comments


When a parent has cancer, this has an immediate and devastating impact not only for the person hearing the diagnosis, but for the whole family.  New research findings from the ‘Family-centred Cancer Care’ programme of work led by a team of researchers at Institute of Nursing and Health Research, Ulster University has been shared at [...]

By |2021-10-04T15:00:45+01:00October 4th, 2021|NIH News, Regional News|0 Comments

System C acquires WellSky International

System C Healthcare (“System C”) is pleased to announce that it has agreed to acquire medicines management specialist WellSky International from its parent company WellSky Corporation (“WellSky”). WellSky International, formerly known as JAC, is best known for clinical software in Pharmacy and Electronic Prescribing and Medicines Administration (EPMA). WellSky International’s solutions are used by a [...]

By |2021-09-30T16:27:08+01:00September 30th, 2021|NIH News, Regional News|0 Comments

Join us at the Clinical Pharmacy Congress 2021

The Clinical Pharmacy Congress is back! In just a few days’ time, we’ll be returning to the ExCeL London – live and in person – providing clinical pharmacy professionals across the country access to inspiring new content, over 130 leading pharmaceutical suppliers and training and development opportunities. As the largest gathering for the clinical pharmacy [...]

By |2021-09-21T10:39:18+01:00September 21st, 2021|NIH News, Regional News|0 Comments

The New Normal

Rob Elliott, Marketing Director, Viatris In this interview, Rob Elliott, Marketing Director, Viatris, sheds light on the evolving role of pharmacy during the pandemic, as well as the impact of the increased demand of the sexual health category. What are your thoughts on how the Covid pandemic has changed the relationship between pharmacy [...]

By |2021-09-17T12:11:48+01:00September 17th, 2021|NIH News, Regional News|0 Comments

Young People Aged 12-to-15 to be Offered COVID vaccine

People aged 12-15 in Northern Ireland will be offered a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine shortly. This move follows the unanimous advice to ministers from the four UK Chief Medical Officers. Health Minister Robin Swann said: “I have carefully considered the advice provided by the four UK Chief Medical Officers and have accepted their recommendation [...]

By |2021-09-14T11:21:08+01:00September 14th, 2021|NIH News, Regional News|0 Comments

Live Johnson & Johnson Training Webinar on Smoking Cessation and Nicotine Replacement Therapy – 21st Septemb­er, 7:3­0p­m

Learn about the challenges people face when starting to quit smoking, how Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) can help, and how you can support individuals to quit. Join smoking cessation and behaviour change trainer Jennifer Percival for a new & free training session on smoking cessation and NRT sponsored by Nicorette. First touching on why it [...]

By |2021-09-08T12:23:38+01:00September 8th, 2021|NIH News, Regional News|0 Comments