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Announcement from David Mowat in Parliament: in full


Announcement from David Mowat in Parliament: in full

The following announcements about community pharmacy funding and future strategic direction may be worth reading:

Statement from Department of Health

The Government’s ambition is to “modernise the community pharmacy sector and make the most of pharmacists’ skills in all health care settings, including GP surgeries and care homes, to provide the highest level of care to patients”, said the Department of Health.

Read about the Government’s plans here: ‘New plans to modernise community pharmacies’ (20 October).

The plans to modernise community pharmacies, will ensure a better quality service for patients and relieve pressures in other parts of the NHS says the DH.

Written version of statement in House of Commons and responses from MPs

Health minister David Mowat outlined the Government’s plans for community pharmacy in England in a statement made in the House of Commons on 20 October.

Read the statement (from Hansard) and comments from the MPs present in Parliament here.


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