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Update on primary care efforts to ensure ICS representation

PSNC is continuing to work closely with other primary care professions to ensure the voice of primary care is heard – and fully considered – in the passage of the Health and Care Bill progressing through Parliament. We are working with the British Dental Association, British Medical Association, Optometric Fees Negotiating Committee and National Community...

By |March 3rd, 2022|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Update on primary care efforts to ensure ICS representation

PSNC welcomes new Chief Pharmacist

NHS England has recently confirmed the appointment of David Webb as the next Chief Pharmaceutical Officer (CPhO) for England. Mr Webb, who will start in February, is currently Chief Pharmacist and Clinical Director for Pharmacy and Medicines Optimisation at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation. He is also joint chair of the South East London...

By |January 10th, 2022|Lexpos News|Comments Off on PSNC welcomes new Chief Pharmacist

Update on primary care efforts to ensure representation on ICS

PSNC continues to work with other primary care professions to ensure that pharmacy and the other primary care contractors have appropriate representation within new NHS structures We are working closely with the British Dental Association, British Medical Association, Optometric Fees Negotiating Committee and National Community Hearing Association, seeking amendments to the Health and Care Bill....

By |December 20th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Update on primary care efforts to ensure representation on ICS

High level talks under way on community pharmacy workforce shortage

The chief executives of the national community pharmacy bodies in England met with senior NHS England and NHS Improvement officials in October, to discuss the current limited availability of pharmacists for community pharmacy roles. Over recent months, many pharmacy contractors have reported increased staff shortages, leading to difficulties maintaining services and temporary closures in some...

By |November 30th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on High level talks under way on community pharmacy workforce shortage

Autumn Budget: PSNC warns of ongoing squeeze on pharmacies 

The Chancellor has today (27th October) announced the Autumn Budget and outcomes of his Spending Review. The Budget promises some additional funding for the NHS, including for some 50 million more primary care appointments as part of 100 community diagnostic centres. But the Chancellor made no specific pledges about supporting community pharmacy. PSNC submitted a...

By |October 27th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Autumn Budget: PSNC warns of ongoing squeeze on pharmacies