Welcome to the new website for Community Pharmacy Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent
We represent the views, interest and priorities of pharmacy contractors across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent.
Be alert to the risk of drug interactions with Nirmatrelvir, ritonavir (Paxlovid▼)
There is a risk of harmful drug interactions with the ritonavir component of the COVID-19 treatment Paxlovid▼ due to its inhibition of the enzyme CYP3A, which metabolises many commonly used drugs. Prescribers should obtain a detailed patient history of current medications before prescribing Paxlovid, checking the Paxlovid product information for known and potential drug interactions.
Community Pharmacy Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent
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LFD Supply Starts
A new service has been commissioned to supply lateral flow device tests for patients potentially eligible for COVID-19 treatments (LFD service) For more information visit:…
Pharmacy contraception service finder
A new service finder, on the NHS website, lets members of the public and healthcare professionals search for a pharmacy that offers the contraceptive pill…
NHS Profile Manager: Winter reminder
It will soon be time for pharmacy owners to verify their NHS Profile Manager profile information. Ahead of the 31st December 2023 deadline, we would like to…