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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.

Repaglinide out of stock until early May

Repaglinide 1mg and 2mg tablets will be out of stock until early May.

NHS forced to pay pharmacy advances as bank collapses

NHS BSA is in talks with the Government to protect the Pharmacy Earlier Payment Scheme as finance company Greensill faces collapse. 

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.

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".

Pharmacy leaders condemn ‘exasperating’ Sunak budget

Community pharmacy’s representative bodies have expressed their disappointment with a new Government budget described as “exasperating".

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.

Avicenna more than doubles pharmacy estate with acquisition

Pharmacy chain Avicenna has increased the size of its estate from 44 to 101 with the acquisition of Dudley Taylor Pharmacies Ltd. 

NPA deal with Medicspot enables pharmacies to sell Covid-19 PCR tests

Medicspot partnership will help member pharmacies comply with new guidance on supplying test kits, says NPA

PSNC issues Budget warning to Sunak as closures loom

PSNC writes to chancellor Rishi Sunak ahead of today’s budget announcement to warn him that “many pharmacies” could be forced to close.

Sale of GP surgery operator sparks concern over NHS privatisation

AT Medics acquisition makes US-owned Operose largest GP surgery operator in UK.

Vaccines 'highly effective' in reducing severe Covid-19 in older adults

First dose protection ranged between 57-61 per cent for Pfizer vaccine and between 60-73 per cent for the Oxford-AZ vaccine (ChAdOx1)

Pharmacist jailed for selling black market pills from mother’s pharmacy

A pharmacist who sold addictive prescription drugs on the black market from his mother’s pharmacy was today sentenced to a year in jail.

OTC analgesic prescribing fell just 4% after NHS guidance

NSH guidance aimed at reducing prescriptions for OTC medicines saw a drop of just 4.4 per cent for simple analgesia prescriptions in its first year.

March exam 'should not count as one of three attempts'

The PDA has urged the GPhC not to count the assessment this month as one of students' three attempts to pass.  

Exam chaos: Students crowdfund travel costs

The BPSA has set up a support fund for candidates forced to travel for their registration assessment.

Well buys pharmacy chain in Norfolk

Well Pharmacy has said it has completed a deal to buy the Norfolk-based chain Pharma-Z.

‘Incredibly disappointing’ start to CPCS referrals from GPs

The GP referral arm of the consultation service has got off to an “incredibly disappointing” start says PSNC chief Dukes.

Pharmacy contract must be redrawn says AIMp chief

The five-year contract for pharmacies in England must be redrawn to give the sector a stronger footing within the NHS, says AIMp chief Hannbeck.

Pharmacist told he can’t remove himself from register

The High Court recently granted a GPhC request to extend a suspension against a pharmacist who wishes remove himself from the register. 

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