More than a fifth of pharmacists on the GPhC register who responded to a study said they are dissatisfied in their role.
Numbers in contact with drug and alcohol services between April 2018 and March 2019 remains flat at around 268,000.
PSNC chief Simon Dukes reminds pharmacists unhappy with the five-year deal not to forget about annual reviews.
Pharmacies in England received over 17,000 referrals through the consultation service during the first two weeks.
The number of community pharmacies consolidating into a single premises has risen slowly but steadily since 2016.
Google and other search engines need to take more action against websites selling fake medicines, says an IP protection firm.
Concerns about medicines supply chain resilience, including the ongoing Brexit saga, continue to intensify and have even been raised in Parliament.
An FOI reveals there has been just one investigation into suspected stockpiling of medicines by pharmacies since January.
“It is to us as a sector” to discuss issues like consolidation and the Pharmacy Access Scheme, he argued.
Labour MP Holly Lynch urged the pharmacy minister to “get a grip” on the problem of medicine shortages in a parliamentary debate this week.
Community pharmacies are more likely to fail a GPhC inspection but also account for all pharmacies rated excellent.
The early career report was commissioned by the Association of Pharmacy Technicians UK and Health Education England.
Several HRT suppliers are putting “demand management processes” in place in the wake of acute stock shortages.
The Government has launched a consultation on community pharmacy reimbursement reforms.
Community pharmacy's unprecedented five-year funding deal has been met with a range of responses.
The PSNC's Alastair Buxton said the level of community pharmacy funding for primary care networks has not been finalised.
Part 7 Drug Tariff discount clawback for contractors in Scotland has been retrospectively reset.
David Reissner says it is “by no means clear” the RPS is a public body as Sid Dajani presses for a judicial review.
Westminster's decision to impose cuts in England triggered positive changes for the sector in Wales, the NPA conference heard.
Local change factors gleaned from early primary care networks provide insight for local development