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Cost worries mount as Easter opening confirmed

Some community pharmacies must open on Good Friday and Easter Monday, NHS England & Improvement confirmed last night.

CCA and AIM run audit to probe non-supply of OTC meds

CCA and AIM want community pharmacies to take part in an audit on the non-supply of OTC medicines to patients seeking self-care.

CPCS: We all need to make it work

The CPCS will help us reposition pharmacy and show decision-makers what we can do, says Malcolm Harrison, chief executive, Company Chemists’ Association.

Commission a national EHC service, DH urged

The DHSC has been urged to introduce national service specifications for smoking cessation and EHC.

PS19 leaders’ panel: We need to get on with new contract

The question of whether the new settlement is a good deal or a bad one is “irrelevant,” the panel said.

GPhC publishes pharmacy inspection reports for first time

The GPhC said this would improve transparency and “drive improvement in pharmacy services.”

“A curate’s egg” - responses to funding deal come in

Community pharmacy's unprecedented five-year funding deal has been met with a range of responses.

NPA chief: PCNs could leave “big hole” in sector

The clinical pharmacist role's expansion in PCNs could leave “a big hole” in community pharmacy, Mark Lyonette warns.

Unsafe staffing levels a growing issue says PDA

Very few UK community pharmacies have safe staffing levels ‘all the time’, a survey of pharmacists suggests

CCA writes to MPs to defend shortage powers

Pharmacists are trained professionals and will uphold patient safety if required to follow SSPs, the CCA said

Pharmacy BP services good for patients and NHS, commissioners told

Pharmacy-based hypertension services have potential to improve both public health and NHS efficiency, the CCA said

Mixed response to GP five-year contract from pharmacy profession

Some said the plan represents an opportunity while other warned it was not sufficiently clear on community pharmacy’s role

Former DH director to head up CCA

Former Department of Health director general and NHS regional head John Bacon will be CCA chair

CCA: FMD "must not disrupt" medicines supply after Brexit

FMD“must not disrupt” the medicines supply chain after Brexit – and pharmacies should be fully compensated if the UK departs from the Directive, the Company Chemists' Association has said

Heated debate on rebalancing board proposals

A heated debate is raging concerning the consultation by the Government’s rebalancing board on proposed changes to the legislation that deals with responsible pharmacists and superintendent pharmacists

CCA welcomes DHSC focus on pharmacy regulation

Proposals by the DHSC to steer pharmacy from ministerial legislation to professional regulation are to be welcomed, the Company Chemists’ Association has said

Pharmacy cuts appeal dismissed

Funding cuts not unlawful, the Court of Appeal rules in a decision announced today (August 23). Initial reaction here

CCA launches valproate audit for pharmacy teams

The trade body represents large pharmacy multiples but encourages all community pharmacies to participate due to the seriousness of the issue

Pharmacy Voice to close in April

Pharmacy Voice has announced it will close at the end of April 2017, following the NPA’s withdrawal from the organisation that was announced in December.

Pharmacy Voice to disband following NPA split

Pharmacy Voice has revealed that it is to disband following the departure of the NPA, one of its three member associations.

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