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Pharmacy leaders condemn ‘exasperating’ Sunak budget

Community pharmacy’s representative bodies have expressed their disappointment with a new Government budget described as “exasperating".

Pharmacy contract must be redrawn says AIMp chief

The five-year contract for pharmacies in England must be redrawn to give the sector a stronger footing within the NHS, says AIMp chief Hannbeck.

Well buys pharmacy chain in Norfolk

Well Pharmacy has said it has completed a deal to buy the Norfolk-based chain Pharma-Z.

Lexon’s appeal against £1.2m fine for collusion dismissed

The Competition Appeal Tribunal has dismissed pharmaceutical company Lexon’s appeal against a £1.2m fine for breaking competition law. 

Lloyds pharmacists support hospital Covid vaccination drive

LloydsPharmacy employees in the Newcastle area are helping to vaccinate NHS workers against Covid-19. 

Employers 'must not delay publishing gender pay gap data'

NAWP president Naina Chotai has urged pharmacy employers to publish data on gender pay gaps as soon as possible.

Prescription charge rises by 20p in England

NHS prescription charges will rise to £9.35 per prescription item from April 1, an increase of 20p on the current charge. 

PSNC: Deprived areas hit by pharmacy closures

Over 600 pharmacies in England have closed since 2016 and 200 in the last year alone, with those in deprived areas worst affected says PSNC chief.

Unison in dispute with Lloyds parent over contract changes

Trade union Unison has said it is in dispute with LloydsPharmacy parent  McKesson UK and will ballot members on possible industrial action. 

Government paid pharmacists' company £20m advance for PPE

Medicine Box Ltd says it was paid £20 million of a £40 million contract for PPE up front by the government.  

Superdrug launches £120 PCR saliva test for Covid

Superdrug has become the first high street retailer in the UK to launch a saliva-based PCR home-use test for coronavirus. 

Morrisons won’t ‘block’ £500 payments for pharmacists after row

Morrisons has confirmed it will allow its pharmacists working in Scotland to access a £500 Government payment after managers refused this. 

New chief exec for generics manufacturers association

The British Generic Manufacturers Association (BGMA) has announced that Mark Samuels is to be its new chief executive.

Can pharmacies require staff to get the jab? 

As stories surface of business owners stating staff must have the Covid-19 vaccine to work, a lawyer considers the practical and legal issues. 

Market remains buoyant for those selling pharmacies

Pharmacies up for sale attracted an average of 5.2 offers compared to 4.2 in 2019

DHSC secures extra supplies of flu vaccine for pharmacies

The Government hopes additional supplies will boost the largest ever flu vaccination programme in 2020-21.

Lloyds parent considers selling business, Sky reports

Sky News has reported that LloydsPharmacy parent McKesson is considering selling off the UK multiple. 

GPhC drops ban on pharmacy Covid testing

The GPhC has dropped its ban on the sale of Covid-19 antibody tests in community pharmacies following a reversal in PHE's position. 

Johnson urged to back up words of support with cash

Numark and Phoenix UK have urged Boris Johnson to back up his words of encouragement for pharmacy.

NPA members considering strike action over funding

NPA chairman Andrew Lane said members are considering striking over Treasury's reluctance to write off £370 million in advanced funding.

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