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NPA Essential: March 2021

This month's news from the National Pharmacy Association. 

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. 

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

Pharmacist safety reports plummet by 43%

A distinct trend towards reduced reporting of patient safety incidents by pharmacies has continued throughout the Covid-19 pandemic says the NPA.

Johnson urged to back up words of support with cash

Numark and Phoenix UK have urged Boris Johnson to back up his words of encouragement for pharmacy.

NPA members considering strike action over funding

NPA chairman Andrew Lane said members are considering striking over Treasury's reluctance to write off £370 million in advanced funding.

NPA Essential: February 2021

This month's news from the National Pharmacy Association.

Funding too low, NPA board member tells Sunak

Rishi Sunak was told by NPA Board member Raj Patel that pharmacy funding must improve.

Another 65 pharmacies begin Covid vaccinations

Sixty-five community pharmacy-led vaccination sites have this week become part of the coronavirus vaccination programme in England.

Pharmacies in code word scheme to help domestic violence victims

Domestic abuse victims can turn to pharmacies for help as part of an initiative that launches today.  

NPA and RPS celebrate milestone anniversaries

Both the National Pharmacy Association and Royal Pharmaceutical Society have begun celebrations for key milestones.

Another tough year beckons but we’ll keep fighting

I feel frustrated that we in pharmacy are having to fight to be part of the Covid-19 vaccination programme, says Nick Kaye.

Vulnerable communities will get vaccine says minister

Equalities minister Kemi Badenoch has said people at risk of missing out on a Covid vaccine will get one.

Pharmacy Covid funding petition passes 40,000 signatures

A petition urging the government to cover costs incurred by pharmacies during Covid-19 is gathering pace.

Half of contractors fear closures due to financial pressures

MPs and Lords warn that “irreversible damage” will be done to England’s pharmacy network unless the Government offers urgent financial support.

NPA creates 400 placements for unemployed youth

A month after launching a new scheme entitled ‘Kickstart’, the NPA has already reached 400 placements.

FMD checks in Britain will cease from December 31

Community pharmacies in England, Scotland and Wales are to switch off or disconnect from their FMD systems by December 31.

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.

7 in 10 people visit pharmacies during pandemic

The “vast majority” of the UK’s adult population has visited a pharmacy since March, the National Pharmacy Association has said. 

NPA Essential: November 2020

This month's news from the National Pharmacy Association.

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