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Cost worries mount as Easter opening confirmed

Some community pharmacies must open on Good Friday and Easter Monday, NHS England & Improvement confirmed last night.

Pharmacists’ anger at sertraline price hike

Pharmacists outraged as the price of sertraline rockets past the £13 mark before falling again. “It’s a scandal,” says one.

NHSE gives pharmacies £300 for social distancing barriers

Pharmacies in England will receive a £300 payment for installing protective barriers in order to reduce teams’ risk of Covid-19 infection.

Scrap the prescription charge during pandemic, Government urged

Pharmacy bodies are urging the Government to scrap all prescription charges in England for the duration of the Covid-19 pandemic.

£300m Covid-19 downpayment for pharmacies ‘not new money’

The Government has signed off on £300 million in advance funding for community pharmacies in England over the next two months.

Cash injection, emergency supply on PSNC’s action list

An emergency cash injection and an NHS emergency supply service are two items in PSNC’s ‘negotiations action list’.

PSNC: Pharmacies on a ‘cash flow cliff edge’

The PSNC has said it is pushing for an urgent cash injection from the government before the weekend.

PSNC: Services suspended to aid COVID-19 response

PQS is to be postponed for at least three months in order to release £18.75m for community pharmacies’ COVID-19 response.

Pharmacists ‘not protected’ against COVID-19, fear closures

Pharmacists have been critical of the response from the government to the coronavirus epidemic.

PSNC: Pharmacies urgently need COVID-19 funding

PSNC chief Simon Dukes warns government funding is needed if pharmacies are to avoid closure as the coronavirus crisis escalates. 

Paracetamol hit by coronavirus price hikes

Pharmacy contractors are reporting that wholesaler prices for paracetamol have risen substantially in recent weeks.

CPCF: New services, hub & spoke changes on the way

Year 2 of the contract will see changes such as the launch of a new NHS Discharge Medicines Service.

Patients discharged from hospital to be referred to pharmacies

Patients discharged from hospital will be referred to pharmacies for advice on newly prescribed medicines.

NPA 'urging' contractors to answer PSNC survey

Community pharmacy contractors are being urged to respond to a survey that asks how effective representative structures are.

PSNC 'very close' to agreeing funding for next year

Simon Dukes has provided an update on progress on the first annual contract review.

GPhC data points to net rise in pharmacy closures

Figures provided by the regulator suggest there may have been a net decrease of 166 community pharmacies last year.

GP contract ‘bad news for community pharmacy’

The new GP contract is described as placing additional financial stress on the community pharmacy sector.

Save money by merging LPCs say trade bodies

Pharmacy trade bodies recommend a reduction in the number of LPCs to save money and improve support.

PSNC pushing for further investment

PSNC will not wait for annual review to put case for further investment.

New FP10 forms circulated to prevent penalty charges

NHSBSA has begun issuing new prescription forms and tokens to make it easier to check patients' exemption status.

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