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Price concession delays added to contractor stress

Not all of the requested concession prices for the November dispensing month have been granted, says PSNC

Proposed Nov concession prices sent to PSNC

PSNC has received a list of proposed concession prices for 52 of the 67 outstanding requests for November

The European Society of Clinical Pharmacy symposium

Pharmacists have proved their worth when it comes to controlling hypertension and detecting atrial fibrillation, as well as concerns about trial results that aren’t published and the role of predatory publishers.

Numark appoints new managing director

Numark has announced the appointment of a new managing director

Celesio UK to recruit for new managing director

Managing director of Celesio UK, Cormac Tobin, has left the company after more than ten years with the Celesio group

Latest: More on LloydsPharmacy closures

LloydsPharmacy has released more information following yesterday’s shock announcement that it is to close or sell 190 pharmacies

GSK launches Consumer Sensory Lab

Products such as toothpastes and cough syrups will be tested prior to market in a new Consumer Sensory Lab launched by GSK Consumer Healthcare

NHS England praises pharmacy as new QP guidance issued

Keith Ridge said he “welcomed the excellent response” to the Quality Payments Scheme as new guidance was issued for the November review point

Cormac Tobin's last interview

Angry about the cuts yet excited about the future, Cormac Tobin is on a mission to bring pharmacy into the digital age

Alliance deliveries return to normal after IT problems

Alliance Healthcare has recovered services after significant IT problems affected the wholesaler last week

Healthera teams up with Cegedim

Healthera, a Cambridge-based provider of digital healthcare technology, has formed a consortium with Cegedim Rx

Numark members hit out at category M clawbacks

Numark members have had to cut staff hours and postpone wage increases due to category M clawbacks, feedback reveals

Mike Smith celebrates 50 years in pharmacy

Pharmacy grandee Mike Smith is celebrating 50 years in the profession this year. “I can’t believe it”, he says

Boots pharmacists seek independent voice

Some Boots pharmacists have launched a legal challenge to secure independent representation over working conditions

GSK identifies £80m OTC opportunity for pharmacy

The consumer healthcare giant is investing over £60 million behind brands such as Voltarol, Nurses and Corsodyl

Contractors hit hard by latest Cat M reductions

Category M reimbursement prices have taken yet another significant hit, PSNC reveals

Numark's John D'Arcy to retire in January

John D’Arcy is to retire from his position as managing director of Numark at the end of January 2018

Sigma picks up PING award for innovation

Sigma’s new warehouse development, due to start operations in September, has already been recognised with an award

PDA appoints Claire Ward as public affairs director

Former Pharmacy Voice chair Claire Ward is the Pharmacists’ Defence Association new director of public affairs

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
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Price concession delays added to contractor stress

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Flu jabs: let’s do a fantastic job

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People urged to get free hep C testing

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Latest prescription stats published by NHS Digital

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