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Numark survey reveals patients will be the ultimate loser in cuts

The survey found that 62% are ‘Likely’ or ‘Highly Likely’ to stop prescription delivery and other ‘free’ services

RPS fears cuts can only have a negative impact on patient care

The RPS believes that ‘alongside these concerns (it) has made the case for investment in the profession'

Pharmacy Voice responds to government proposals

"No route for public comment" means that the involvement of pharmacy bodies is "severely undermined"

Pharmacy Voice seeks commitments from DH

Pharmacy Voice says Government plans for pharmacy "make dangerous assumptions"

Plan for the worst, hope for the best

Losses to pharmacy as a result of cuts could add up to £2 billion in coming years, Day Lewis' ceo Kirit Patel has estimated.

NPA intensifies its efforts to halt the government cuts

The NPA has stepped up its defense against the looming cuts with the launch of a petition to David Cameron

Pharmacy needs to know full scale of cuts, says PSNC

"We don't know what is going to be coming and we shouldn't assume this is it," says Sue Sharpe.

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GSK shine brightest at the SMART Awards 2016

GlaxoSmithKline was the big winner at the SMART Awards 2016 scooping the top prize of Best Company

Independent survey set up to gather contractors’ views

A new survey wants your views on proposed pharmacy cuts and the impact these might have on pharmacy services

Bar codes to be added to medicines packaging

A plan for the introduction of measures to protect patients from fake medicines has been released by the EMA

Write to your MP: this is the value of pharmacy

Independent pharmacies are getting involved with a campaign to highlight the value of community pharmacy

P3 wins ‘Best Monthly Title’ Award

“I am immensely proud of the P3 team and thank you to the pharmacists who voted, said editor Carolyn Scott

PSNC fears greater cuts in 2017

PSNC has announced that it is unable to commence negotiations on community pharmacy funding for 2016/17

Top tips to keep customers New Year resolutions on track

Help your customers beat Blue Monday and stay on track with their resolutions with some tips from Heart Research UK

LloydsPharmacy omnichannel approach delivers a healthy Christmas

LloydsPharmacy saw a 195 per cent rise in ‘Click & Collect’ sales year on year in December

NICE publishes new guideline to tackle tuberculosis

The guidence highlights the need to get people with suspected cases the right treatment as quickly as possible

Write to your local MP, says NPA

The National Pharmacy Association had called on independent pharmacies to begin "mobilising local political opinion"

Pharmacy must work with DH to plan next steps

Pharmacy needs to work with the DH to explore new ways to help save the NHS money, says Kirit Patel.

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