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MPs unite in joint letter calling for urgent change in Community Pharmacy

A collective of 20 MPs from the different political parties have signed a letter calling for urgent action to support community pharmacies. In the letter to pharmacy Minister, Dame Andrea Leadsom MP, the MPs urged the new health minister to commit to making changes for community pharmacies and patients nationwide. Community Pharmacy England coordinated the [...]

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Community Pharmacy England briefs new Pharmacy Minister

Community Pharmacy England Chief Executive Janet Morrison met with the new Pharmacy Minister, Dame Andrea Leadsom MP, this week. Dame Andrea is Parliamentary Under Secretary of State responsible for Primary Care at the Department of Health. Janet talked to the Minister about a range of critical topics including: Pharmacy First: including the sector’s enthusiasm for this [...]

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By |December 7th, 2023|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Community Pharmacy England briefs new Pharmacy Minister

30+ attend Community Pharmacy England’s winter pressures event

Community Pharmacy England briefed 34 MPs about the impact of winter pressures on pharmacies at a drop-in event at the Houses of Parliament today (5th December). Our event, hosted by Judith Cummins MP, was organised as a way to talk to as many MPs as possible about the current winter pressures that pharmacies, like all [...]

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Community pharmacy England calls for greater support for the sector  

Community pharmacy England has today written to both the Health Secretary, Victoria Atkins MP and the Shadow Health Secretary, Wes Streeting MP, to call for urgent consideration about how the sector is supported and to improve pharmacy representation on Integrated Care Boards (ICBs) and Integrated Care Systems (ICSs).  These letters follow on from two roundtable [...]

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Community Pharmacy England calls for financial support following increase in the National Living Wage  

Community Pharmacy England has today written to the Chancellor to express deep concern about the financial impact of the increase in the National Living Wage (NLW) for 2024.  In last week’s Autumn Statement, the Chancellor announced that the NLW is set to increase from £10.42 to £11.44. We estimate that the additional cost to the [...]

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