MPS and Circulars

Drug Alerts

MPS 2495 Gentamicin in various forms and strengths by a number of different manufacturers 

MPS 2494 Xarelto 20mg film coated tablets (Strathclyde Pharmaceuticals) 

MPS 2491 Defect Information in a number of items by Focus Pharmaceuticals 

MPS 2489 New BNF App Available 

MPS 2488 Dutor 20, 30, 40 and 60mg Gastro-resistant Capsules, Hard (Torrent Pharma UK Ltd) 

MPS 2481 Sodium Cromoglicate 2% w/v 13.5ml Eye Drops (FDC International) 

MPS 2480 Sodium Cromoglicate 2% w/v 13.5ml Eye Drops (FDC International)

MPS 2476 Amoxicillin Oral Suspension (Caution In Use) Athlone Labs 

MPS 2475 Diclo SR 75 Tablets (Diclofenac Sodium) Strides Pharma UK Ltd 

MPS 2471 Viridal Duo Powder and Solvent for Solution for Injection: 10mcg/ml and 40mcg/ml (Alprostadil) UCB Pharma Ltd 

MPS 2468 Alka-Seltzer Original and Alka-Seltzer XS (Bayer PLC) 

MPS 2466 Mierna 20mcg/24 hours intrauterine delivery system (Bayer Plc) 

MPS 2465 Arava (Leflunomide) 10mg Film Coated Tablets (Sanofi Aventis) 

MPS 2463 Amoxicillin Sugar Free Suspension 250mg/5ml and 125mg/5ml (Medreich) 

MPS 2462 Evacal D3 1500mg/400iu Chewable Tablets (TEVA UK Ltd) 

MPS 2460 Hydrocortisone 100mg/1ml Solution for Injection (Amdipharm UK Ltd) 

MPS 2458 Nacrez 75mcg Film Coated Tablets (Teva UK Ltd) 

MPS 2457 Purchase of Sudafed 

MPS 2455 Klerpack BD Syringe Multi Pack (Ecolab) - Ecolab Field Safety Notice 

MPS 2454 GlucaGen HypoKit 1mg (NovoNordisk Ltd) 

MPS 2451 Respontin Nebules 250mcg/1ml and 500mcg/2ml (Glaxo Welcome UK Ltd) 

MPS 2444 Medikinet XL 20mg modified release capsules (methylphenidate hydrochloride) B&S Healthcare 

MPS 2443 Ikervis 1mg/ml eye drops emulsion 30 single dose containers (Santen UK Ltd) 

MPS 2442 Epistatus Midazolam 10mg in 1ml Oromucosal Solution Unlicensed Special 

MPS 2440 Rifadin 600mg Infusion (Rifampicin) (Aventis Pharma Ltd) 

MPS 2439 Crestor (Provisacor) 5mg Tablets (BR Lewis Pharmaceuticals Ltd)

MPS 2434 Maxolon 5mg/ml solution for injection 2ml ampoules 

MPS 2431 St John's Wort Tablets 

MPS 2427 Omeprazole 20mg Capsules (Zentiva)      

MPS 2426 Genotropin 5.3mg and 12mg powder for solution for injection (GoQuick pre filled pen) Pfizer Ltd 

MPS 2424 Amoxicillin Sodium 250mg, 500mg and 1g Powder for Solution for Injection (Wockhardt ltd) 

MPS 2421 Primidone SERB 50mg Tabs (Actavis UK) 

MPS 2416 Lacri-Lube Eye Ointment 5g and 3.5g packs (Allergan Ltd) 

MPS 2412 Pregabalin 75mg Capsules (Teva UK Limited)

MPS 2408 Propofol 10mg/ml (1%) Emulsion for Injection/Infusion 50ml Presentation (Peckforton Pharm Ltd)

MPS 2407 Xenidate XL 36mg Prolonged-release Tablets (Generics UK Ltd)

MPS 2400 Tramadol 50mg Capsules (RelonChem Ltd/Kent Pharmaceuticals)

MPS 2397 Exocin 3mg/ml Eye Drops (Allergan UK Ltd)

MPS 2396 Epilim 200mg and 500mg Tabs.  Sodium Valproate 200 and 500mg Tabs (Aventis Pharma Ltd)

MPS 2388 Recall of all Oral Diclofenac Presentations with legal status 'P' (Novartis Consumer Health UK Limited)

MPS 2386 Ebixa 5mg/ pump actuation 50ml and 100ml bottles (Lundbeck limited)

MPS 2382 Heparin Sodium 100IU/ml IV Flush Solution (Fannin UK Ltd)

MPS 2377 Zovirax Eye Ointment (Aciclovir 3%) (The Welcome Foundation Ltd trading as GlaxoSmithKline)

MPS 2374 Amoxil Vials for Injection 500mg and 1mg.  Augmentin Intravenous 600mg and 1.2g (Beecham Group ltd trading as GlaxoSmithKline)

MPS 2369 Motilium 10mg tablets and Motilium 10mg Orodispersible tablets (McNeil Products)

MPS 2364 Buccolam Oromucosal Solution 2.5mg/5mg/7.5mg/10mg (VicoPharma SPRL)

MPS 2362 Amoxicillin Sodium 500mg Powder for Solution for Injection (Wockhardt UK Ltd)

MPS 2359 Midazolam Buccal Liquid 10mg/1ml, 5ml Unlicensed medicine made under Manufacturers Specials Licence MS4351 

MPS 2358 Amoxicillin Sodium 250mg/500mg and 1g Powder for Solution for Injection (Wockhardt UK Ltd)

MPS 2351 Fybogel Hi -Fibre (Ispaghula Husk) and Fybogel Orange (Ispaghula Husk) Reckitt Benckiser Healthcare (UK) Limited

MPS 2350 Clarithromycin 500mg Powder for Solution for Infusion in Agila Livery (Strides Acrolab International Limited)

MPS 2348 Vancomycin Powder for Concentrate for Solution for Infusion 500mg and 1000mg (Actavis Group)

MPS 2338 Fybogel Orange (Ispaghula Husk) Reckitt Benckiser UK Ltd

MPS 2337 Viread 245mg flim-coated tablets (Gilead Sciences ltd) 

MPS 2334 COSOPT Preservative free 20mg/ml + 5mg/ml eye drops, solution , single dose container. (Merck Sharop & Dohme ltd)

MPS 2331 Irbesartan/Hydrochorothiazide film coated tables (Teva Pharma B.V.)

MPS 2328 Irbesartan 300mg film coated tablets (Accord Healthcare)

MPS 2327 Methotrexate 25mg/ml Injection 1x2ml (Teva UK Ltd)

MPS 2325 Tixylix Products (Novartis Consumer Health UK Ltd)

MPS 2324 Matrifen 100mcg/hour Transdemal Patches (Teva UK Livery)

MPS 2323 Jext 150mcg and 300mcg Solution for Injection in pre-filled pen (Adrenaline Tartrate) ALK-Abello A/S - UPDATED

MPS 2322 Sodium Bicarbonate 8.4% w/v (B Braun Melsungen AG)

MPS 2317 GlaxoSmithKilne UK Imigran Injection /Subject (Sumatriptan Succinate)

MPS 2316 Novo Nordisk A/S

MPS 2313 Wockhardt UK Limited Products

MPS 2310 Natzon 0.4mg Sublingual Tablets (Buprenorphine) Morningside Healthcare Ltd

MPS 2309 BYDUREON 2mg powder and solvent for prolonged-release suspension for injection (Eli Lily Nederland B.V.)

MPS 2306 Warfarin 3mg Tablets (Teva and Lloyds)




General Information

MPS 2497 Purchase of Codeine Containing Products  NEW

MPS 2492 Tubegauz being removed from the Northern Ireland Drug Tariff 

MPS 2487 Pregabalin Part I Categorisation change

MPS 2585 Use of Additional Full Dispensing Codes  URGENT REMINDER

MPS 2484 Code Book Changes and Alignment of the Unit of Measure  URGENT REMINDER

MPS 2479 Response to Consultation on Global Sum 2017/18 

MPS 2477 Alignment of ACBS Borderline Substances to DM+D Unit of Measure Urgent Reminder 

MPS 2474 Alignment of ACBS Borderline Substances to DM+D Unit of Measure 

Northern Ireland Codebook Preface 

MPS 2472 Additional Full Dispensing Fee Code 

MPS 2469 Alignment of ACBS Borderline Substances to DM+D Unit of Measure 

MPS 2453 Allowed Appliances including Dressings and Hosiery 

MPS 2450 Community Pharmacy Assurance Framework 

MPS 2449 Prescribing and Dispensing of Liquid Nitrogen 

MPS 2447 Community Pharmacy Assurance Framework 

MPS 2418 Re-Issue of Submission of Prescriptions to BSO - minimum 60% first submission

Pre-Reg Placements 2016-17 

MPS 2436 Guidance on Shortages 

MPS 2435 Vensir Supply Chain 

MPS 2432 Template for Contractor Queries for Submission to BSO 

MPS 2428 Products with NI List Prices 

Letter to Pharmacy Colleagues from Chief Executive 

MPS 2423 Owings 

MPS 2422 Changes to Coding Not Dispensed Items 

MPS 2420 Products with NI List Prices (November 2015)

MPS 2418 Submission of Prescriptions to BSO 

MPS 2417 Products with NI List Prices (October 2015)

MPS 2413 Product with NI List Price (September 2015) 

MPS 2410 Products with NI List Price (August 2015)   

MPS 2409 Important Notification Regarding Pharmacy Voucher Forms (PV1)   

Pre- Reg Placements in 2015-16  Amended

MPS 2404 Product with NI List Price 

MPS 2401 Products with NI List Price

MPS 2394 - Codes for all Stoma Products and Catheters    

CFU Alert - Missing Scripts        

HSS MD 40/2014 - Confirmed Influenza Isolates in Northern Ireland - NICE Guidance on use of Anitvirals

Pre-Reg Placements 2015-16    

MPS 2383 - How to Obtain Medicines During Out of Hours    

MPS 2381 - Prescribing and Dispensing of Liquid Nitrogen on an HS21   

MPS 2378 - Demeclocycline 150mg Tablets    

MPS 2372 - Stockings and Lymphoedema Garments    

MPS 2371 - Slow K 600mg Tablets    

BSO Roadshow Invite 2014    

CFU Alert - Missing Scripts    

CFU Alert - Missing Scripts    

MPS 2366 - Implementation of Pharmaceutical Payment System    

CFU Alert - Handwritten Scripts    

MPS 2363 Sucralfate 1g Tablets - Supply Problems   

MPS 2360 Important Information for Dispensing Doctors

Pre-Registration Pharmacist Placements 2014-15

CFU Alert - Stolen Scripts   

MPS 2355 Revised PO1 Form and Guidance 

PO1 Form Completion Guide 

Revised PO1 Form 

MPS 2354 Implementation of Pharmaceutical Payment System 

MPS 2353 Stolen Scripts

MPS 2349 Stolen Scripts

MPS 2340 Important Notification Regarding HS21S (Stock Forms)  RE-ISSUE

MPS 2343 New Drug Codes for Immediate Use    

MPS 2342 Revised Fees 2014-15     

MPS 2340 Important Notification Regarding HS21S (Stock Forms)

MPS 2330 Prescription Form Re-Ordering

MPS 2320 CPNI Levy 2013    

MPS 2315 Stolen Scripts 

Invite to BSO Roadshow November and December 2013 

MPS 2304 Enhancement to the Auto Coding of Inhalers

MPS 2287 Accelerated Payment Project:  DX Courier Update

MPS 2285 Communisis New Contact Details

Outbreaks of confirmed Flu A in care homes in Belfast 

MPS 2270 Lost or Misplaced Scripts

MPS 2267 Submission of Oxygen Claims - REMINDER

MPS 2264 Re: Courier prescription collections

Pharmaceutical Payments - New Electronic Accounts Available

MPS 2259 BOC Invoices

MPS 2257 Prescription Collection by DX

MPS 2256 BOC Invoices and Submission of Oxygen Claims

MPS 2254 Collection of 1st Submission November Prescriptions

Validation Processes for Registration of Pharmacists

Claiming Out of Pockets Expenses

Out of Pockets Example Script

Inadine Dressing - Unavailabilty

MPS 2249 Topical Negative Pressure Products

MPS 2248 Phenytoin Capsules

MPS 2245 Changes to Prescription Forms

Invite to BSO Roadshow 3rd October 2012

Pre-Registration Pharmacist Placements in 2013-14

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