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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.

Morrisons won’t ‘block’ £500 payments for pharmacists after row

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

£80 million funding for drug treatment services

Local authorities get funding to improve access drug treatment services and to expand naloxone and needle and syringe programmes

Treasury stance on Covid costs 'not in line with ministers' promises'

Treasury's refusal to offer contractors more cash is 'not in line with ministers' promises' says PSNC chief Simon Dukes. 

PSNC 'forced' to go public on 'irritating' DH negotiations

Negotiator forced to air grievances in public due to the unwillingness of policy makers to engage on key issues, says Simon Dukes.

GPs bypassing consultation service, PSNC reports

The PSNC has said it is concerned that some general practice teams are referring patients to pharmacies “informally”.

Pharmacy minister describes 'tough' funding talks

Jo Churchill has confirmed the Government is considering additional funding to meet the costs incurred by community pharmacy during the pandemic.

Scottish Government pays pharmacies £4.5m for staffing costs

Pharmacies in Scotland are to receive a financial support payment for staffing costs between May and June of this year.

PSNC clarifies DH comments on Covid-19 payments

The PSNC has issued a clarification concerning comments made by a Department of Health spokesperson on Covid-19 funding for pharmacies.

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.

Rowlands’ losses more than double ‘due to Category M changes’

Rowlands attributes a £71.3m financial loss to Government decisions including changes to Category M reimbursement prices. 

Hancock to ‘drive money towards pharmacy’

Hancock plans to “drive money towards pharmacy” from a growing NHS budget, on the condition they provide “more NHS services”.

PSNC Dukes: ‘We’re not the rolling over committee’

PSNC chief Simon Dukes has said the negotiator will be prepared to walk away from any inadequate funding deal proposed by the Government.

Most pharmacies to be loss-making within four years

Three quarters of English pharmacies are on course to be loss-making in four years unless the sector receives an urgent funding boost, a report finds.

PSNC asks government for 'urgent uplift' in pharmacy funding

The PSNC says it has asked health minister Jo Churchill for “an urgent uplift” in funding for pharmacy.

PSNC kicks off Covid-19 funding negotiations with Government

PSNC says the issue of ‘how and when’ cash advances totalling £370m might need to be repaid by community pharmacies will dominate talks. 

Lloyds embarks on restructure with possible redundancies

Hit by rising costs and falling income, LloydsPharmacy has told staff it will soon embark on a restructuring process that could spell redundancies. 

A further £20m cash advance for English pharmacies

Contractors are to receive a further £20 million cash advance at the end of June, bringing the total cash injections from Government to £370m.

Welsh pharmacies get extra £18m in three-year deal

Multi-year deal and more money for community pharmacy contractors in Wales as transformation programme gathers pace after Covid pause.

PSNC launches audit to bolster government funding talks

PSNC has launched an audit to record data on the advice and support community pharmacies in England give patients.

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