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DHSC appoints new pharmacy minister after latest cabinet reshuffle

Maria Caulfield is a former nurse and one-time local councillor.

PSNC: All contractors to get Covid costs at start of October

Costs claims "more than double" the Government's initial offer, PSNC reveals.

Charity attacks plans to raise free prescription age to 66

The Government plans to increase the age for prescription exemptions to 66 years.

E-cig loophole puts minors at risk, Government told

A charity criticises the government for failing to close a loophole allowing companies to hand out free e-cigarettes to under-18s. 

Dukes to leave PSNC in September

PSNC chief executive Simon Dukes will leave his post at the end of September after just over three and-a-half years in the role.

The funding will go towards supporting children and young adults who have been affected by the Covid pandemic.

Pharmacists need to prove their worth 

The pharmacy profession needs a much more comprehensive social media strategy and media infrastructure, says Peter Kelly.

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.

We don’t deserve the uncertainty!

I'm worried about investing in my business because of the threat of the £370 million in advanced payments. 

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".

Prescription charge rises by 20p in England

NHS prescription charges will rise to £9.35 per prescription item from April 1, an increase of 20p on the current charge. 

Medicine Box Ltd says it was paid 20 million of a 40 million contract for PPE up front by the government.

PDA: Vaccine delivery could prevent future cuts

PDA chair Mark Koziol says community pharmacy's delivery of Covid vaccines may change the government's perception of the sector.

Pharmacies must have clinical as well as funding recognition

A lack of funding will be a major challenge for pharmacies in 2021 but that is not the only issue that needs addressing.

Numark MD: 'Red tape' preventing pharmacy vaccinations

Numark MD Jeremy Meader says he wants community pharmacies to have “fairer clinical recognition.” 

Government must stop the shallow platitudes and back pharmacy

Let's hope the APPG can help the PSNC secure some desperately needed Covid-19 funding, says ICP editor Neil Trainis.  

End funding austerity, Rowlands tells Government

Rowlands Pharmacy has added its voice to pressure on the government to write off £370 million in loans.

NPA "won’t stop lobbying for funding support"

NPA chair Andrew Lane said the body will not give up lobbying the government for more funding to support independents.

NPA to give 'hard-hitting' response to Covid inquiry

NPA chief executive Mark Lyonette says his organisation will give a 'hard-hitting' response to a Covid-19 inquiry. 

Pharmacy conducts 1m consultations a week but more evidence needed

A report published by the PSNC today shows pharmacies in England carry out one million consultations each week.

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