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Contract

Two-thirds of pharmacies slash opening hours due to funding squeeze

NPA research reveals impact of funding crisis as pharmacies across the UK take part in day of action.

20 Jun 2024 , 3 Min Article

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Policy

Labour to introduce community pharmacy prescribing service if elected

Party manifesto confirms Streeting's pledge to overhaul primary care provision.

17 Jun 2024 , 2 Min Article

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Policy

Pharmacy bodies urge parties to adopt manifesto ahead of general election

The manifesto, launched by CPE, NPA, CCA and RPS, calls for “a long-term sustainable funding solution”.

06 Jun 2024 , 3 Min Article

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DH implements ‘emergency ban’ on puberty suppressing hormones

No new patients under 18 to be put on puberty suppressing hormones under emergency ban

30 May 2024 , 1 Min Article

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Services

NHS BSA forces two pharmacies to hand back £33k in hypertension fees

Exclusive: NHS investigation leads to large recovery of fees from two pharmacies

16 May 2024 , 1 Min Article

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Services

NHSE will scrutinise Pharmacy First data for ‘outliers’ abusing service

We take monitoring of the service seriously, NHS official tells Clinical Pharmacy Congress.

13 May 2024 , 3 Min Article

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Medicines

Drug shortages ‘beyond critical’ as pharmacies forced to ring up GPs every day

Pharmacy team members report spending over an hour each day tackling meds shortages.

09 May 2024 , 3 Min Article