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E-cig loophole puts minors at risk, Government told

A charity criticises the government for failing to close a loophole allowing companies to hand out free e-cigarettes to under-18s. 

Dukes to leave PSNC in September

PSNC chief executive Simon Dukes will leave his post at the end of September after just over three and-a-half years in the role.

The funding will go towards supporting children and young adults who have been affected by the Covid pandemic.

Pharmacists' body slams 'callous' NHS pay rise offer

The Guild of Healthcare Pharmacists has attacked the government's proposed one per cent NHS pay rise.

Phoenix: Budget 'a slap in the face' to pharmacies

Anderson warned that 30 to 50 per cent of pharmacies “could close in the next few years".

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. 

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

PDA: Vaccine delivery could prevent future cuts

PDA chair Mark Koziol says community pharmacy's delivery of Covid vaccines may change the government's perception of the sector.

Numark MD: 'Red tape' preventing pharmacy vaccinations

Numark MD Jeremy Meader says he wants community pharmacies to have “fairer clinical recognition.” 

End funding austerity, Rowlands tells Government

Rowlands Pharmacy has added its voice to pressure on the government to write off £370 million in loans.

NPA "won’t stop lobbying for funding support"

NPA chair Andrew Lane said the body will not give up lobbying the government for more funding to support independents.

Opinion: Pay pharmacy what it deserves for flu jabs

When you compare the fee community pharmacy is being paid for flu jabs with  ‘Eat Out to Help Out’, you can’t help but wonder whether the Government has got its priorities right...

NPA to give 'hard-hitting' response to Covid inquiry

NPA chief executive Mark Lyonette says his organisation will give a 'hard-hitting' response to a Covid-19 inquiry. 

Pharmacy conducts 1m consultations a week but more evidence needed

A report published by the PSNC today shows pharmacies in England carry out one million consultations each week.

PSNC asks government for 'urgent uplift' in pharmacy funding

The PSNC says it has asked health minister Jo Churchill for “an urgent uplift” in funding for pharmacy.

Government 'must involve pharmacy in winter season planning'

RPS president Sandra Gidley has urged the government to ensure pharmacies are involved in its preparations for the winter. 

RPS urges ministers to ensure pharmacy has big obesity role

The RPS says the government’s strategy on tackling obesity will succeed if community pharmacies play a key role.

RPS slams government 'sidestepping' pharmacist pay rise

RPS president Sandra Gidley criticised the government for sidelining pharmacists from its public sector pay rise plans.

Lord Grade has criticised the government over the 370 million in advance funding it handed to community pharmacies during the pandemic.

A further £20m cash advance for English pharmacies

Contractors are to receive a further £20 million cash advance at the end of June, bringing the total cash injections from Government to £370m.

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