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Calls to halt recruitment of pharmacists into GP sector

The negotiator for Scotland's pharmacies calls for a temporary recruitment freeze.

Pharmacy's role bolstered in Scotland's new NHS plan

The Pharmacy First scheme gets another 2.5m in 2022-23 under the NHS Recovery Plan.

'Even multiples' must report closures appropriately warns NHS

A Scottish health board warns of a 'perfect storm' giving rise to pharmacy closures.

Alison Strath officially appointed Scottish CPhO

Strath held the role on an interim basis since October last year.

RPS: Every pharmacy should stock naloxone

Overdose treatment naloxone should be available from every community pharmacy in Scotland, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society has said.

Every community pharmacy contractor in Scotland will receive 1,000 for adjustments made to their pharmacies during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Pharmacy LFD test service launched in Scotland

Contractors will receive a participation fee of £450 to cover initial set-up costs and a distribution fee of £2 per kit.

Five-year timeline to reform Scottish pharmacy education

Timeline part of bigger picture to implement government strategy and GPhC educational reforms.

Former Scotland CPhO receives RPS award

Rose Marie Parr has been given a Royal Pharmaceutical Society Charter Award for her contribution to pharmacy in Scotland. 

SNP pledges to create state-owned generics manufacturer

The Scottish National Party has said that if it wins the May 6 election it will create a state-owned pharmaceutical agency.

Exam: Scottish candidates won’t be forced to travel

The GPhC has said that registration exam candidates in Scotland “should be able” to sit the exam without crossing the border into England.

Pharmacy manifesto for next Scottish government

With a general election in Scotland coming up in May, Commumnity Pharmacy Scotland has launched a manifesto for the next Government.

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

Valneva vaccine starts commercial production in Scotland

UK has ordered 60 million doses of vaccine, which is still in PhaseI/II trials.

A new time-limited funded medicines delivery service will support highly vulnerable patients in Scotland until at least the end of March.

Community pharmacy staff in Scotland are to receive a one-off payment of 500 from the Scottish Government as thanks for their efforts during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Pharmacies in Scotland who take part in the Covid-19 vaccination programme will receive 12.58 for every dose of vaccine they administer.

Scotland: Extra payment for July dispensing

Contractors in Scotland are to receive a payment amounting to 2.5 per cent of the value of items they dispensed in July this year.

NPA promotes pharmacy careers to Scottish pupils

An NPA-CCA resource has been created to generate awareness of pharmacy amongst school children in Scotland.

Scottish contractors get Drug Tariff uplift for April-June

Community pharmacy contractors in Scotland are to receive an additional payment for items dispensed in April, May and June.

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