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PSNC and MPs continue to highlight the value of pharmacy

PSNC is continuing its work to demonstrate the value of pharmacy to MPs. Recently there has been further recognition from MPs for all the work community pharmacies are doing to support patients and the wider NHS, as well as the pressures facing the pharmacy workforce.  Minister confirms over five million COVID-19 vaccinations administered by pharmacy...

By |June 9th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on PSNC and MPs continue to highlight the value of pharmacy

Briefing MPs on the C-19 LFD distribution service 

As part of PSNC’s ongoing work to keep MPs briefed about the value of community pharmacies, we are now highlighting to them some key information about the COVID-19 Lateral Flow Device (LFD) distribution service, known informally as ‘Pharmacy Collect’.  The service forms part of the Government’s pledge to give everyone in England access to twice-weekly COVID-19...

By |May 14th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Briefing MPs on the C-19 LFD distribution service 

MPs back pharmacy and call for more financial support in debate

MPs from across all political parties expressed their support and appreciation for community pharmacies yesterday (11 March), during a Westminster Hall debate on the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the sector.   Jackie Doyle-Price, Conservative MP for Thurrock and Chair of the All-Party Pharmacy Group (APPG) led the debate, which was attended by MPs across multiple political parties, all of whom...

By |March 12th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on MPs back pharmacy and call for more financial support in debate

Briefing MPs on COVID-19 costs

PSNC is continuing its work to brief Parliamentarians on the financial pressures facing community pharmacies. Ahead of the Budget, PSNC had called upon the Chancellor to intervene in ongoing COVID-19 funding negotiations and ensure that pharmacies do not have to pay back the £370 million in emergency loans they received last year. The letter was...

By |March 5th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Briefing MPs on COVID-19 costs

COVID-19 vacs: Collaborative working between pharmacy and local football stadium

Contractors who are considering applying to become part of the COVID-19 vaccination programme may be interested in the story of a pharmacy team in Bolton, who are leading a mass vaccination site at the University of Bolton Football Stadium. Whilst only small numbers of community pharmacy-led vaccination sites have been able to open so far,...

By |February 26th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on COVID-19 vacs: Collaborative working between pharmacy and local football stadium