Ian Strachan

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PDA and NPA demand patient safety pledge

The PDA and NPA have appealed to the Department of Health’s Rebalancing Board to adopt a patient safety ’pledge’

Supervision plans are “healthcare on the cheap”, says NPA

The NPA says plans to allow POMs to be supplied without pharmacist supervision are “dubious” and “irresponsible”

Strachan hammers DH over “misguided” reforms

The Government’s pharmacy reforms are misguided and show a basic lack of understanding, says NPA chairman

NPA chairman defends split from Pharmacy Voice

Ian Strachan has justified the decision of the NPA to withdraw from Pharmacy Voice

NPA splits from Pharmacy Voice – reaction

The NPA is to stop funding Pharmacy Voice beyond the end of 2017, chairman Ian Strachan has announced

How should we define success in cuts campaign?

By NPA chairman Ian Strachan. With over one-and-a-half million signatures, our petition has shown the Government that the public cares about pharmacy. On the closing day of the Department of Health (DH) consultation on ‘Community pharmacy in 2016/17 and beyond’, we will be presenting a petition to 10 Downing Street with over 1.5 million signatures. Our petition is the largest currently circulating in the UK and the largest healthcare petition of all time in this country. Think about that for a moment. It is worth a “wow,” isn’t it?

Pharmacies are solution to creaking GP and A&E services

Britain’s pharmacies are able to relieve pressure on GP surgeries and A&E departments, says NPA

Local pharmacies are the solution to a world class NHS

NPA says sustained investment in local pharmacies, rather than pharmacists in GP surgeries, would better enhance care

PSNC and NPA rubbish Cameron's pharmacy claims

Prime Minister David Cameron "poorly briefed" about sector cuts, say pharmacy leaders

You ARE making a difference

By Ian Strachan, NPA chairman. The campaign opposing the cuts to pharmacy services is having the desired effect, but we must ensure we keep up the momentum. Recently I met the pharmacy minister, Alistair Burt, at his office in Whitehall. The meeting coincided with a campaign milestone: that same day we reached a quarter of a million signatures on the Downing Street petition against Government plans that put pharmacy services in England at risk. By the time you read this, the number will have at least doubled.

NPA slams DH document as "slur" and "nonsense"

NPA chairman launches bitter attack on Government plans for pharmacy.

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