Pharmacy press Boots has announced it will be closing 300 pharmacies across the country over the next 12 months. We have issued the following statement in response to this news. Chief Executive Janet Morrison said: “It is no surprise to read that Boots will be continuing to consolidate a number of its stores over the next [...]
The General Medical Council (GMC) has published a report which addresses the impact of NHS workforce crisis on medical professionals. The report warns that urgent action is needed to break a ‘vicious cycle’ of unmanageable workloads, dissatisfaction, and burnout in the workforce. Read GMC’s statement: ‘Vicious cycle’ must be broken to tackle NHS workforce crisis, [...]
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Mirror Following the closure of 237 Lloyds pharmacies in Sainsbury’s stores this week, we provided temporary and permanent closures as well as a comment from our CEO to the Mirror. Chief Executive Janet Morrison, said: “Our analysis highlights a very worrying trend of pharmacy closures over the past few years. It is a stark indicator [...]
Which? Following news reports of Lloyds Pharmacy closing all of its Sainsbury’s branches this week, we have issued the following statement. Chief Executive Janet Morrison, said: “These closures are deeply worrying and one of the clearest signals yet of just how much community pharmacies are struggling to make ends meet. Pharmacies are being chronically underfunded, [...]
In her latest blog, PSNC CEO Janet Morrison explains how we will use the Pharmacy Pressures Survey in our influencing and campaigning work, and asks pharmacy owners and teams across England to respond to it. Results from this nationwide survey will help us to demonstrate the scale of the pressures that the community pharmacy sector [...]