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NPA chief: CPE vision is ‘starting point, not limit’ of what pharmacy can do

Mark Lyonette said "innovation" must "be driven through local integrated care systems, not only the national contractual framework.”

19 Sep 2023 , 1 Min Article

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Organisations agree to differ in Pharmacy Supervision Review Group report

After seven months of deliberation the Pharmacy Supervision Review Group fails to reach a consensus on how pharmacy supervision should be reflected in legislation.

01 Aug 2023 , 1 Min Article

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Don't try and get pharmacy first in England 'on the cheap', says Phoenix chief

Phoenix UK group managing director Steve Anderson says the government should learn from Scotland and properly fund the scheme.

26 Jul 2023 , 1 Min Article

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CCA rep on CPE committee is an advisor at Boots, says negotiator

Community Pharmacy England had erroneously published Tricia Kennerley's role as international public affairs lead for Walgreens Boots Alliance.

20 Jun 2023 , 3 Min Article

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Minister: Pharmacy closures not a sign of Government failure

How patients use their pharmacies will be 'the real measure' says Lord Markham

19 May 2023 , 1 Min Article

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Government comes out against pharmacy workforce plan

Ministers say they still want to better utilise the pharmacy workforce as a whole.

25 Apr 2023 , 6 Min Article

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BMA anger over imposed GP contract for 2023-24

The BMA has expressed its anger over an imposed contract for GPs in England for 2023-24 that ‘does nothing to support general practice’.

07 Mar 2023 , 1 Min Article

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Pharmacy teams urged to take part in Government disease prevention inquiry

Parliamentary inquiry a vital opportunity to highlight community pharmacy's role

25 Jan 2023 , 1 Min Article

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Day Lewis and Pharmacy2U attend Sunak NHS meeting

Day Lewis director makes the case to Government for funding at emergency meeting

10 Jan 2023 , 1 Min Article

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P3pharmacy editor gives evidence to Health Select Committee

Rob Darracott told MPs that community pharmacy can play a bigger role in integrated care but more needs to be done to facilitate this.

21 Dec 2022 , 4 Min Article

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Labour MP elected as All-Party Pharmacy Group chair

Taiwo Owatemi has been a staunch supporter of pharmacy in parliament since her election as an MP in December 2019.

02 Nov 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Pharmacy minister is ‘hugely interested’ in Tariff prices on prescriptions

Conservative MP Craig Mackinlay said Will Quince (pictured) is keen on his Bill but there are concerns in community pharmacy.

28 Oct 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Prescription charges in England frozen for first time in 12 years

The cost of NHS prescriptions in England is to be pegged for the first time in over a decade. 

16 May 2022 , 1 Min Article