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Boots and PDA agree pay increase for trainee pharmacists

New rates effective from 1 August for those who commence in role over the summer.

04 Jul 2023 , 1 Min Article

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Bestway purchase of Lexon raises competition concerns, says CMA

Proposals have been submitted to offload pharmacies following CMA investigation.

15 Jun 2023 , 2 Min Article

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NPA rolls out pharmacy apprenticeships alongside training provider

NPA strikes up partnership with Skills4Pharmacy to roll out Level 2 and Level 3 apprenticeships

25 Oct 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Four-thousand-items pharmacy sells off £1m asking price

Central London pharmacy changes hands after 45 years.

13 Jun 2022 , 1 Min Article

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NHS reviewing claims that pharmacy overcharged for prescription

London pharmacy defends its attempts to prevent dispensing drugs at a loss.

10 May 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Jhoots secures £8m from HSBC to introduce hub and spoke

The independent chain will put the money towards an online prescription platform.

22 Apr 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Boots to stop selling plastic-based wet wipes in sustainability bid

Multiple writes to manufacturers to inform them plastic wet wipes will be banned from shelves.

19 Apr 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Boots parent may lose billions on sale of multiple

One potential buyer offered £3bn below asking price before abandoning its bid.

12 Apr 2022 , 1 Min Article

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UK pharma company donates medicines to Ukraine after meeting ambassador

Morningside Pharmaceuticals chairman Dr Nik Kotecha met the Ukrainian ambassador to the UK Vadym Prystaiko.

12 Apr 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Nearly 11,000 contractors will get earlier payments on Monday, reveals PSNC

Around 500 contractors who missed the April 5 deadline will get early payments on May 1.

08 Apr 2022 , 1 Min Article