MPS and Circulars

Drug Alerts

MPS 2514 Children's Dry Cough Glycerin (Bell, Sons & Co.) NEW

MPS 2511  Latanoprost Timolol Eye Drops Solution NEW

MPS 2509 Inhixa solution for injection in pre-filled syringe (Enoxaparin Sodium)  NEW

MPS 2507 Lynparza Capsule 50mg (Astrazeneca) 

MPS 2506 Ventolin Accuhaler 200mcg (Glaxo Welcome UK Ltd)

MPS 2502 Mollipaxin (Trazodone Hydrochloride) 100mg Capsules (Winthrop Pharmaceuticals)

MPS 2500 Buccolam 2.5/5/7.5 and 10mg oromuscosal Solution Pre Filled Syringes (Shire)

MPS 2499 Lipitor (Atorvastatin) 80mg film-coated tablets (Pfizer Ireland Pharmaceuticals)

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)






General Information

MPS 2513  Purchase of Sudafed / Pseudoephedrine  NEW

Update of Red Amber List  NEW

Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Programme 2018/19  NEW

Serious prescribing error due to milligram microgram confusion at primary care- secondary care interface  NEW

Shingles Vaccination Programme - Eligibility Criteria For 2018/2019   New 

End of 2017 2018 Flu Season and Related Issues NEW

Valproate contraindicated in women of childbearing potential unless there is pregnancy prevention programme 

Community Pharmacy Medicines Use Review (MUR) Service 2018/19 

Public Holiday Rota Arrangements - 2018/2019 

Risk of Human Error with Robotic Dispensing Systems in Community Pharmacy 

MPS 2503 How to obtain Urgent Medicines during Out of Hours

MPS 2497 Purchase of Codeine Containing Products

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