Hats off to Wales
For some, thereâ€™s better news â€œWeâ€™re recognising that itâ€™s about quality, regarding community pharmacy remuneration. The health minister for Wales, Vaughan Gething, announced that, unlike in England, funding for community pharmacy wil lnot be cut. Hurrah!
Instead, pharmacists in Wales will be rewarded for improving medicines safety and for providing clinical services. Thatâ€™s not to say the pharmacy contract in Wales wonâ€™t change; it almost certainly will, but clinical services will take priority over dispensing. MrGething said: "We're recognising that it's about quality, not just quantity.â€
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