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Some pharmacies in 'quite severe financial straits'

How does Numark's Jeremy Meader see the current funding crisis in community pharmacy, and what can be done about it?

Small firms still waiting on rates support

The Federation of Small Businesses has hit out at a failure by some councils to pass on funds aimed at helping small businesses cope with last year’s rates hike

Boots parent company reports YoY loss

Walgreen Boots Alliance reported a 22.1 per cent fall in profits in quarterly profit despite seeing overall sales rise by almost eight per cent

Alphega members report high Quality Payment attainment

Members reportedly earned an average 2.7 more points than non-members by the April 2017 review point – equating to at least £173.80 per pharmacy

Rules, regulations and sanctions

Proposed legislation will safeguard pharmacy professionals from prosecution and bring an approach that is more unified with other healthcare professions, says Noel Wicks It’s been a long time coming, but finally we have a legal defence from criminal sanctions for pharmacists and staff who make inadvertent dispensing errors. It’s been more commonly referred to as ‘decriminalisation’ or ‘dispensing error defence’, but whatever term you use, it represents a major change for pharmacy.

Prescriptions hit 1bn mark for first time in 2016/17

1,015.6 million prescriptions were dispensed in English pharmacies, NHS Digital figures show, making it the first period in which scripts hit 1bn

Avicenna pharmacies show growth in company’s 25th year

Avicenna pharmacies have increased their number of prescription items by two per cent across the company against a national reduction of one per cent

‘Unprecedented’ 15p per item rise in November advance payments

The Department of Health has confirmed community pharmacy contractors will receive an additional 15p per item in advance payments received on 1 November

Generics supply issues: PSNC speaks out

PSNC is in urgent talks with the Department of Health in an attempt to address serious issues affecting the medicines supply chain

Alliance Healthcare returning to normal service

Alliance Healthcare UK brought in extra staff to help recover services after an IT system problem

Support SMEs to improve work health, says PHE

Small employers stand to benefit from support in improving workforce health, Public Health England said as it launched a new advice initiative

Bestway Medhub announces partnership with Cambrian Alliance Group

Bestway Medhub has become an official supplier partner for the Cambrian Alliance Group, one of the UK’s largest pharmacy buying groups

Business intelligence reports for NPA members

A new subscription services gives NPA members in Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland access to monthly business reports

Superdrug profits up 41 per cent in 2016

A strong cosmetics category, store openings and like for like sales growth in existing stores contributed to a surge in profit in 2016

Superdrug launches low cost generic EHC

The BPAS has praised Superdrug's decision to launch a generic levonorgestrel pill priced at £13.49 – less than half the cost of branded alternatives

Cuts hit LloydsPharmacy parent company

Celesio, owner of LloydsPharmacy and AAH Pharmaceuticals, has said its revenue is being hit by factors including community pharmacy funding cuts in the UK

PSNC to appeal funding cuts ruling

PSNC has received permission to appeal in its Judicial Review Case against the Secretary of State, the organisation has announced

Pharmacy flu jabs up 60 per cent, data shows

950,000 NHS flu jabs were provided in community pharmacies in 2016/17, newly published data reveals – an increase of just under 60 per cent

One day left to make Quality Payments declaration

Community pharmacy contractors have until 11:59pm on Friday 12 May to complete their Quality Payments online declaration

Quality Payments: One day left to review NHS Choices profile

Community pharmacy contractors only have one day left to review their pharmacy’s NHS Choices entry in order to ensure it is up-to-date
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