MPS and Circulars Archive

MPS 2423 - Chemist and Appliance Suppliers Owings

Reporting Medical Device and Estates Incidents  

Multiple Dispensing and Compliance Support 

Confirmed Influenza Isolates in Northern Ireland - Nice Guidance 

Pharmacy First Winter Pressures Service 

Withdrawal of All Remaining Intervax BCG Vaccine  

VSL#3 Removed from Drug Tariff ACBS List  

Central Supply of Meningitis B Vaccine For Use in High Risk Groups  

Update Protocol on Dispensing Adrenaline Auto-Injectors 150mcg  

MPS 2530 - NI Drug Tariff - No Change in Respect of Gluten-Free Products  

Price Reductions & Updated Cost-Effective Brands of Fluticasone/Salmeterol Inhalers 

Cannabis-Based Products for Medicinal Use - Supplementary Letter 

Investment into Community Pharmacy Services 

Community Pharmacy : Interim Funding Arrangements Letter 

Dysphagia "National Descriptors" Change (IDDSI) 

Dry Eye Treatments in Community Pharmacy 

Supply of BCG Vaccines 

Pharmacy First service for Sore Throats, Colds & Flu-like illness and Service Outline 

Requests for Repeat Medication Christmas-New Year 2018 and Appendix 1-4 

Carbon Monoxide Ongoing Vigilance  

REVISED - Urgent Advice on Adrenaline Auto-injectors 150mcg 

Controlled Drugs - Private Scripts (PCD1s) and Private Req's  

Cannabis Based Products for Medicinal Use  

Adrenaline Auto-Injectors in Schools 

Extended Expiry Date for Selected Jext Auto-Injectors & Affected Batches 

Valproate Pregnancy Prevention Programme 

Supply Disruption - Epanutin (Phenytoin) 30mg/5ml Oral Suspension 

Interim Protocol on Dispensing of Adrenaline Auto-Injectors 

EpiPen & EpiPen Junior Update - Letter to Parents - Revised Supply Disruption Alert 

Flu Vaccination For Staff 

Medical Device Alert and Urgent Safety Notice 

Adrenaline for Anaphylaxis Kits - A Reminder to Health Care Professionals 

MPS 2527 - Update on Coding Issues 

Missing Prescriptions Alert  

EpiPen and EpiPen Junior - Supply Disruption Alert  and Dept Attachment - EpiPen Supply 

Community Pharmacies Promoting Health and Wellbeing 

Red Amber List Update 

Adrenaline Auto-Injector : Supply Issues 

Prescription Ordering Arrangements 

Prescribing dispensing and administration of Oromucosal Midazolam 

Seasonal Flu 2018/19 Letter plus Management of Seasonal Flu 2018/19 

Nice Clinical Guideline (CG) 64 

Preparations For A March 2019 "No Deal" Scenario 

Generics Exception List August 2018 

Switching Of Renal Transplant Patients From Cellcept To Generic Mycophenolate Mofetil  

Resources to support safe and timely management of hyperkalaemia

Resources to support safer bowel care for patients at risk of autonomic dysreflexia

Prescription Medicines Obtained Under False Pretences

Missing Prescriptions

Update On Supply Of UK-Licensed BCG Vaccine And Significant Changes To The Occupational Health Criteria In The Green Book 

Missing Prescriptions

Cost Effective Choices Update 

Esmya Update plus MHRA update 

MPS 2522  Coding for Products Classified As "Special Containers" 


Pause in Vaginal Mesh Surgery - Restriction of Use & High Vigilance Scrutiny Requirements 

Resources to support safer modification of food and drink 

MPS 2519 - Change to Dm+d Unit of Measure For Sachets 

Prescribing of Liquid and other Sedative Medications for Children and reducing the risk of over use 

Further SAIs involving Dispensing of Tacrolimus  -  SQR-SAI-2015-009

Vaginal Mesh - URGENT  plus Annex A

HSCB Glucometer Guidline update

Resources to support safer modification of food and drink

Invitation To Apply For Funding For A Student Pharmacy Technician

Prescribing Guidance Editorial Group Expression of Interest letterDocumentation  -  Form 

Pre-registration Pharmacy Placements 2018-19

MPS 2513  Purchase of Sudafed / Pseudoephedrine 

Update of Red Amber List 

Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Programme 2018/19 

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

Shingles Vaccination Programme - Eligibility Criteria For 2018/2019  

End of 2017 2018 Flu Season and Related Issues

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

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

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