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Hammond: Spending boost if Brexit deal passes

A £26.6bn fund set aside for a no-deal Brexit will go towards boosting public spending if the UK leaves with a deal

Boots pharmacists' huge vote for union recognition

Boots pharmacists have voted for recognition of the PDA Union for future collective bargaining on pay and conditions in a historic ballot

Asthma patients cutting meds back due to cost

Prescription charges are causing over half of asthma patients in England to cut back on their medications, Asthma UK has warned

Inspections to reflect patient perspective

Public perspective first in new style GPhC inspections, says director of inspection and fitness to practice Claire Bryce-Smith

PIs should continue in 'no deal' scenario

Parallel distributors say the annual £1.1bn worth of parallel trade into the UK market should be able to continue in the event of a 'no deal Brexit'

PDA to launch clinic pharmacy model trial and campaign in Dudley

The PDA has announced that it is to test a new outcomes-focused clinic pharmacy model in Dudley later this year.

Sigma day 1: contract negotiations to begin shortly

Negotiations on the new community pharmacy contractual framework are due to begin shortly, Brine tells conference

GPs get five year deal as pharmacy waits

Pharmacy responds to the five year GP contract deal and further recruitment of pharmacists into general practice  

New pharmacist shortages powers weeks from being enforced

Legislation has been laid before Parliament and is expected to be enforced in early February, it has been announced

Boots launches cystitis test and treat service

Boots is trialling a new cystitis test and treat service in 37 selected stores in London, Sheffield and Cardiff

Scottish pharmacies to provide jabs

Scottish Government commits to changing rules to allow community pharmacy to provide NHS vaccinations.

High street in flux as rate of store closures escalates

A net 1,123 stores disappeared from Great Britain’s top 500 high streets in the first half of the year, compared to a net loss of 222 stores last year.

Pharmacy fined £10,304 for illegal sale of razor blades

The failure to encourage at least one of 16 staff members from attending a free course in understanding the law around razor blade sales has proved costly to one Croydon pharmacy.

Drug Tariff distribution changes

NHS England is to stop automatically sending monthly printed copies to community pharmacies after January

NHS 111 referral pilot extended to London, Devon and East Midlands

NHS England is extending the Digital Minor Illness Referral Service pilot to London, Devon and the East Midlands

CMA drops generics pricing investigation

The Competition and Markets Authority concluded that the case was not a good use of its resources

Industry & govt near agreement on PPRS successor

The NHS across the UK is expected to save around £930m on its medicine bill under a new scheme

NHS England consults on further prescribing curbs

NHS England has set out plans to curb the prescribing of a further group of ‘low priority’ items such as silk garments

EPS Phase 4 pilot to include more patients

The pilot will see electronic prescriptions extended to patients who have not nominated a regular dispenser

Pharmacists linked to care homes as part of £3.5bn investment

Pharmacists and GPs are to be assigned to care homes in a measure Theresa May says will be "better for patients"

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