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Councils face funding crisis, LGA warns

Squeezed councils may need to spend almost 60p in every £1 of council tax on social care by 2020, the Local Government Association predicts

PDA to donate £1 per member to sector charity

Announcing the charity partnership, PDA chair Mark Koziol said donations would amount to more than £27,000 in the coming year alone

Concerns over restricting prescriptions

Restrictions on prescribing certain medicines for common conditions will exacerbate health inequalities and compromise NHS principles, says RPS

Just how hard are the pharmacy cuts biting?

How are contractors in England coping with the cuts to pharmacy funding so far? Could some contractors reach tipping point with their business finances?

ABPI to challenge Nice pricing decision in court

Changes to how the NHS funds new drugs could deny treatments to people with rare diseases, the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry said 

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

Health and care problems won’t wait, Confed17 hears

A review of long-term demand patterns in health and care is urgently needed, over 1,000 delegates heard

Pharmacy professionals devise cuts strategy

Start engaging with today's challenges, Alphega members urged colleagues at a recent workshop

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

NHS to save on low value prescription items

Some supplements, travel vaccinations, the painkiller fentanyl and gluten-free foods are among the items that may no longer be available on the NHS

PM says government is committed to “thriving community pharmacy”

In a letter to support the 2017 Sigma conference, Theresa May said the government is committed to helping the sector thrive

Get ready for Quality Payments

Get involved today in community pharmacy’s digital future, says Dawn Williams, head of customer development at Celesio UK

Expect 2017 to be a ‘testing’ year

Financial stringencies biting across the public sector will continue for several years, warns PSNC

Wales to maintain pharmacy funding at current levels

The Welsh Assembly Government has no plans to reduce pharmacy funding over the next two years, it has been announced

DH aims for December start for 2016/17 funding package

A new funding package for pharmacy funding in England may be implemented from 1 December, PSNC has been told by DH

RPS Conference: Pharmacy Minister pledges to delay cuts

Pharmacy Minister David Mowat MP has announced that a planned six per cent cut to community pharmacy funding will not be implemented in October

Community pharmacies offer excellent value says PSNC

The Prime Minister is urged to correct claims made about pharmacy spending in Parliament

PSNC’s proposals for pharmacy services

PSNC talks to P3 about the thinking behind latest proposals for developing community pharmacy services

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Decriminalisation law due to come into effect in April

A legal defence against inadvertent dispensing errors is now closer to being signed into law, having been signed by the ...

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Why we can't continue to work harder and harder

Workload pressure isn't going to change, but how we work with it can, suggests Noel Wicks. The recent media spotli...

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PSNC chief executive replacement announced

A new chief executive, Simon Dukes, will take over at PSNC from May

How can pharmacy work more closely with the NHS?

As community pharmacy continues to strive for equal footing with other primary care professions, where do those outside ...

Moving pharmacy ahead in a digital age

With most of the larger pharmacy companies now working on digital development, Well’s head of digital speaks to P3 abo...