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August 2018

1. Class 3 Medicines Recall: FDC international are recalling specific batches of Sodium Cromoglicate and Murine Hay fever eye drops due to the presence of a precipitate. 

Sodium Cromoglicate 2% w/v eye drops 13.5ml, Batch No: 0861069, exp date: 08/2019

Murine Hayfever Relief 2% w/v eye drops 10ml, Batch No: 086L075, exp date: 11/2018

2. Class 1 Medicines Recall: Pharmacies in the UK are advised to recall all batches of valsartan containing medicines made by Actavis group PTC (now accord) and Dexcel Pharma Ltd due to contamination. See a list of FDA drug recalls which includes other brands of valsartan at the FDA drug recall website. 

 

 

 

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News & Events


  • Annual General Meeting of the BPA

    The AGM of the Bermuda Pharmaceutical Association 2019 is here again

    When: Sunday March 17th at 7.30pm

    Where: KEMH first floor conference room

    Light refreshments will be provided. 

    Also, it will be a great time to renew your membership for 2019. See email for further information

     

     

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  • BPA special general meeting with BHEC representatives

    Special General Meeting on Sunday January 13th, 7pm on the first floor conference room KEMH. 

    The meeting involves the program director and acting CEO of BHEC

    Several emails have been sent to BPA members on the details of this important meeting. 

    See you there

    BPA Executive Committee

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  • BPA Pharmacy Week Dinner 2018

     

    Hello BPA members

    Your attendance is required at the 2018 Pharmacy week dinner

    Where: Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club, 19 Pomander Road 

    When: Sunday October 28th at 6.30PM

    Who: Talk by the Bermuda Health Council and the Pharmacy Inspector (2 CE contact hours) 

    The award for the pharmacist of the year will be presented. 

     

    Full details of the dinner and the nominations for the pharmacist of the year award has been communicated by email. 

     

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  • Arcoxia (Etoricoxib) Presentation

    Date: November 5th 2018

    Time: 7.30PM – 8.30pm

    Venue: KEMH 1st Floor Conference Room, General Wing

    Topic: Arcoxia (Etoricoxib) Presentation

    Speaker: Audrey McLean

    For Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians, Pharmacy Assistants and other healthcare professionals. 

    Great Opportunity for networking and a Continuing Education Credit.

    Sponsored by MSD in collaboration with Bermuda Pharmacy Association

    Please RSVP to bpabermuda@gmail.com by Tuesday November 1st, 2018. 

    See you there.  

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  • Humira and Rheumatic Disease: Spondyloarthritis Awareness

    Date: Sept 27th 2018

    Time: 7.30PM – 8.30pm

    Venue: Somersfield Academy

    Topic: Humira and Rheumatic Disease: Spondyloarthritis Awareness

    Speaker: Valyncia Gooding

    For Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians and Pharmacy Assistants

    Great Opportunity for networking and a Continuing Education Credit.

    Sponsored by AbbVie in collaboration with Bermuda Pharmacy Association

    Please RSVP to tiffany.smith@bhb.bm by Tuesday Sept 25th, 2018. 

    Thanks. 

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  • Event for Pharmacist, Nurses and dietitians Oct 14, 2018

    Opportunity for CME: The Bermuda Diabetes Association and Novo Nordisk would like to invite pharmacists to an event at Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute (BUEI) on Sunday October 14th (6.30pm to 8.00pm)

    Topic includes: 1. What is new in diabetes 2. What is on the horizon 3. The Overview of insulins. 

    Guest Speaker: Dr Bernard Zinman (world renowed diabetes specialist) 

    CME certificate will be provided

    Some hors d'oeuvre and wine, beer will be on the menu 

    Emails has been sent to pharmacies about the event. 

    Please RSVP to exec@diabetes.bm 

    Thanks

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  • Alerts and recalls for drugs

    August 2018

    1. Class 3 Medicines Recall: FDC international are recalling specific batches of Sodium Cromoglicate and Murine Hay fever eye drops due to the presence of a precipitate. 

    Sodium Cromoglicate 2% w/v eye drops 13.5ml, Batch No: 0861069, exp date: 08/2019

    Murine Hayfever Relief 2% w/v eye drops 10ml, Batch No: 086L075, exp date: 11/2018

    2. Class 1 Medicines Recall: Pharmacies in the UK are advised to recall all batches of valsartan containing medicines made by Actavis group PTC (now accord) and Dexcel Pharma Ltd due to contamination. See a list of FDA drug recalls which includes other brands of valsartan at the FDA drug recall website. 

     

     

     

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  • New BPA Website: Pharmacist Resources

    Check out our new website and Pharmacist centre, FREE for all Pharmacists until January 1st 2015.

     

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