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Minister comments on additional funding plea for pharmacy

In a statement to the House of Lords on Tuesday, Lord Markham, a Health Minister, talked about a ‘plan of using [pharmacies] more for patients [that] will put more funding their way’. He also went on to praise the sector saying they are a ‘crucial part of the front line’. This was in response to [...]

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By |January 12th, 2023|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Minister comments on additional funding plea for pharmacy

PSNC hosts well attended parliamentary event

On Tuesday 15th November PSNC hosted a parliamentary drop-in event for MPs and peers. The event lasted for two hours, during which MPs had the opportunity to drop-in and have their blood pressure measured by pharmacists with experience of working on the front-line and were briefed on the urgent need for action to address the [...]

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By |November 17th, 2022|Lexpos News|Comments Off on PSNC hosts well attended parliamentary event

PSNC launches new political influencing campaign

PSNC is this week launching a new influencing campaign to build wider political support for community pharmacies and ensure that MPs and Peers across Parliament understand the risks to pharmacy services that the current pressures on the sector are causing. In a Parliamentary event to be held tomorrow (Tuesday 15th November) MPs and Peers will [...]

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By |November 14th, 2022|Lexpos News|Comments Off on PSNC launches new political influencing campaign

Former pharmacy minister elected as Health and Social Care Committee chair

Steve Brine MP has been elected as Chair of the influential House of Commons Health & Social Care Committee. Mr Brine takes over from Jeremy Hunt MP who was recently appointed to be Chancellor of the Exchequer. Mr Brine, Conservative MP for Winchester, was first elected in 2010 and was previously pharmacy minister under Theresa [...]

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By |November 4th, 2022|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Former pharmacy minister elected as Health and Social Care Committee chair

PSNC CEO briefs MPs on sector challenges and opportunities

PSNC Chief Executive Janet Morrison OBE this week took part a briefing session of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Pharmacy, in Westminster Hall. Alongside representatives from AIM, CCA, NPA and RPS, Janet briefed a group of 18 Parliamentarians on the support the sector needs to unlock the full potential of community pharmacy. She conveyed to [...]

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By |November 3rd, 2022|Lexpos News|Comments Off on PSNC CEO briefs MPs on sector challenges and opportunities