MPS and Circulars Archive

Drug Alerts


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)

MPS 2302 Erythomycin 125mg/5ml, 250mg/5ml and 500mg/5ml sugar free granuels for oral solution (Pinewood Labs Ltd)

MPS 2301 Multiple Recalls by Wockhardt UK Limited

MPS 2299 Hydroxethyl Starch (HES) products - B Braun Melsungen  AG and Fresenius Kabi Limited

MPS 2298 AmBisone 50mg Powder for Solution for Infusion (Lipsomal Amphotericin B) (Gliead Sciences Int Ltd)

MPS 2296 Ventolin Syrup sugar free 2mg in 5ml (Salbutamol) (Glaxo Welcome Ltd trading as Allen Hanburys)

MPS 2295 Questran 4g sachet Powder for Oral Suspension (Bristol Myers Squibb Pharmaceuticals)

MPS 2292 Adrenaline (Epinephrine) Injection, Amiodarone Injection and Epineprhine Hyd Injection (Aurum Pharmaceuticals) Revised

MPS 2291 Ativan (Lorazepam) Injection 4mg/ml (Pfizer)

MPS 2289 Adrenaline (Epinephrine) Injection, Amiodarone Injection and Epineprhine Hyd Injection (Aurum Pharmaceuticals)

MPS 2288 Diazepam 2mg Tablets (Teva UK Ltd)

MPS 2284 Miacalcic 200 IU Nasal Spray Solution (Novartis Pharmaceuticals Ltd)

MPS 2281 Circardin 2mg pronlonged realese tablets (RAD Nerim Pharmaceuticals EEC Ltd)

MPS 2280 Cytarabine Injection 100mg/ml (1g/10ml) (Hospira UK Ltd )

MPS 2279 Montelukast 5mg Chewable Tablets (Mylan)

MPS 2277 Brochlor 1% w/w Eye Ointment

MPS 2276 Golden Eye 0.15% w/w Eye Ointment

MPS 2274 Desloratadine Ratiopharm 5mg film coated tablets (Teva Livery) 

MPS 2273 Dexamfetamine Sulpahet 5mg Tablets (Auden McKenzie)

MPS 2271 Desloratadine Ratiopharm 5mg film coated tablets (Teva Livery)

MPS 2268 Gygel Contraceptive Jelly (Marlborough Pharmaceuticals Ltd)

MPS 2266 Tredaptive Tablets (Merck Sharp & Dohme Ltd)

MPS 2263 Vimpat 150mg Tablets (OPD Laboratories)

MPS 2260 Minims Proxymetacine hydrochloride 0.5% w/v Eye Drops (Bausch & Lomb livery)

MPS 2252 Agrippal suspension for injection in pre-filled syringe

MPS 2246 Typhim Vi (Typhoid Polysaccharide Vaccine)

MPS 2244 Tubliux Infected Eye - Eye Drops

MPS 2243 Diflucan 10mg/ml and 40mg/ml powder for oral solution (Fluconazole)

MPS 2241 AllerTek 10mg Tablets (Cetirizine dihydrochloride)

MPS 2240 Hypurin Porcine Neutral Insulin 100 IU/ml Cartridges

MPS 2238 Evotox 25mcg/5ml and 100mcg/5ml Oral Solution

MPS 2237 Epistatus, Midazolam 10mg in 1ml Buccal Liquid x 5ml

MPS 2236 Zovirax Suspension

MPS 2233 Paracetamol Tablets 500mg (Actavis)

MPS 2223 B. Braun Medical Ltd - NuTRlflex products

MPS 2220 Matever 100mg/ml concentrate for solution for infusion

MPS 2219 Cyclizine Lactate Injection 50mg/1ml ampoules

MPS 2216 Lincoln Medical Ltd - Anapen products

MPS 2214 Fulsovin 125mg/5ml Oral Solution Suspension

MPS 2213 Levothyroxine 100 mcg Tablets (Teva and Numark)

MPS 2211 Priadel Liquid (Sanofi)

MPS 2209 Epistatus, Midazolam 10mg in 1ml Buccal Liquid x 5ml

MPS 2207 Aurum Pharmaceuticals (trading as Martindale)

MPS 2203 Co-codamol 8/500 and 30/500 tablets (Wockhardt)

MPS 2201 Rabipur (Novartis Vaccines)

MPS 2200 Prednisolone EC 2.5mg  and 5mg tablets in pots 


General Information


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 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

MPS 2230 Submitting Prescriptions to BSO

MPS 2229 Coding of Multiple Dispensing forms containing schedule 2 or 3 Controlled Drugs

MPS 2227 Revision of Coding of Multiple Dispensing Forms

MPS 2222 Expansion of Auto Coding to items outside Part 1 of Drug Tariff

MPS 2221 Immediate change to Larvae Wound Management Dressings

MPS 2217 Atorvastatin Patent Expiry

MPS 2199 Northern Ireland Consessionary Prices

MPS 2192 Important Notification Regarding Prescription Form Re-Ordering

MPS 2185 CPNI Levy 2011/12