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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

Business environment

Loch Fyne pharmacy sold to first-time buyer

Glasgow pharmacist buys business in popular tourist area.

18 Jun 2024 , 1 Min Article

Enhanced Services

Multiples have earned £3.1m from Pharmacy First since January

CCA welcomes its members reaching the 200,000 consultations milestone.

13 Jun 2024 , 2 Min Article

Business environment

Knights Pharmacy buys two sites in Newport from the Evans group

Redditch-based chain has more than doubled its store estate since 2021.

12 Jun 2024 , 1 Min Article


NPA urges parties to make drugs shortages election pledge as SSPs soar

Fifty SSPs were issued between 2022 and 2024 compared with 14 SSPs issued between 2019 and 2021.

03 Jun 2024 , 1 Min Article

Public health

Independent pharmacist reassures Newport residents after buying Well branch

Local residents have been anxiously waiting to hear if the new owner will continue providing key services.

31 May 2024 , 1 Min Article


DHSC issues new medicines stock warnings

Somatropin (NutropinAq) 10mg/2ml solution for injection cartridges have been discontinued.

30 May 2024 , 1 Min Article


Boots triples annual profits as retail sales surge

Accounts for 2022-23 show Boots emerged from the pandemic in good health

29 May 2024 , 1 Min Article


‘Material errors’: Drug firms overturn £35m collusion fines on appeal

Drug companies win appeal against the CMA's findings on prochlorperazine market entry.

28 May 2024 , 3 Min Article