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DH legal challenge

The NPA launches a High Court challenge to DH funding cuts

PSNC seeks judicial review of cuts consultation

PSNC seeks judicial review of the October decision to implement cuts to community pharmacy funding 

Funding cuts could be implemented within weeks

Pharmacy funding cuts could happen within weeks, despite recent claims that the government would re-think

Warner to present Independent Pharmacy Awards

Dr Bruce Warner to present Independent Pharmacy Awards on September 30

One year on: confusion reigns

Is it really a year since the election that saw in this Conservative government? I remember giving a qualified welcome to Alistair Burt, the new health minister with responsibility for pharmacy. Naively, assubsequent events have shown, I made some suggestions regarding how we could help with a number of problems that the Health Service was facing then and is still facing now.

Your opinion counts – current consultations

A roundup of consultations that the NPA is responding to on behalf of its members

PSNC issues counter proposals to DH

Short-term proposals could save money the DH wants cut from pharmacy funding

Half of independents may use hub and spoke, government predicts

Up to 50 per cent of independents will use hub and spoke, predicts government

DH extends funding consultation by two months

2016/17 funding consultation deadline extended until May 24

Independent Voice – toughing it out

Pharmacy Voice chair Claire Ward is dismayed at funding cuts, but calls on the sector to work together

DH doesn't want to close pharmacies, says Burt

Burt says aim of cuts is to create efficiencies, not close pharmacies

Now or never, or maybe not

Up to 3,000 pharmacies to close – so what's new, asks Steve Bremer

A bombshell from the chief pharmacist

A Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine review says that 13 doctors died while the GMC failed to act on the emerging link between doctor suicides and the fitness-to-practise process. The review goes on to say: “The GMC has to protect patients, but it also has a duty of care to those doctors that it investigates”. It is interesting to see the parallels between the GPs’ regulatory body and our GPhC. I am often told by many contractors that the inspectorate is heavy-handed and unhelpful.

DH proposals "ill-conceived and inconsistent" says Pharmacy Voice

Pharmacy Voice calls government commitments to enable community pharmacy to be integrated into NHS

PSNC issues service development proposals to DH

Proposals include repeat dispensing as default, patient registration and enhanced medicines optimisation

Cuts mechanism favours multiples, says Numark

"DH is throwing pharmacy to the wolves," says D'Arcy

Strachan slams DH proposals as "nonsense"

Proposals are a "slur" on community pharmacy, says Strachan



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