Community Pharmacy England will be hosting a webinar on Drug Tariff Category M and retained margin on Tuesday 23rd January at 7pm. While changes to Category M prices are intended to ensure delivery of the agreed retained margin of £800m to the community pharmacy sector, the system is complex and the impact on individual pharmacies [...]
The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) and the Chief Pharmaceutical Officer (CPhO) for England have issued a letter to pharmacy professionals thanking them for providing vital health services and person-centred care at a time when pharmacies and pharmacy staff are working under significant pressure. GPhC Chief Executive Duncan Rudkin and CPhO David Webb indicate that they recognise the impact on pharmacy [...]
Community pharmacy owners are being asked to share their views on preparations for Pharmacy First, ahead of the next full Community Pharmacy England Committee meeting at the end of January. This committee meeting comes at a pivotal moment as the new national Pharmacy First service is due to launch against a backdrop of consolidations and [...]
The post Pharmacy First and the Year Ahead: Pharmacy Owner Views Sought appeared first on Community Pharmacy England.
Express Dame Priti Patel is among 20 MPs sounding the alarm over pharmacy closures amid “unprecedented pressures”. Around 1,400 pharmacies have closed their doors for good since October 2016, the group warned health minister Andrea Leadsom. The warning stems from a letter coordinated by Community Pharmacy England. Our Chief Executive Janet Morrison said: “Pharmacies are [...]
The post MPs write to Health Minister amid 1,400 pharmacy closures appeared first on Community Pharmacy England.
Pharmacy owners and their teams can now watch an on-demand recording of Community Pharmacy England’s webinar giving an overview of the Pharmacy First service. Held earlier this week, over 500 people tuned in to watch our ‘Pharmacy First: Getting to know the service’ webinar. The first in our series of webinars* aimed at assisting the [...]
The post Watch our Pharmacy First: Getting to know the service webinar appeared first on Community Pharmacy England.