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Long Term Plan

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Steve Brine: “Madness” to do more work for same money

Brine says it would be “madness” for the government to expect pharmacists to do more work for the same or less money.

Landmark transformation role for LPC

Greater Manchester LPC completes a UK community pharmacy first by appointing a director of pharmacy transformation.

Boots trials in-store GP video service

Boots UK has begun trialling an in-store video service giving patients access to GP consultations.

Community pharmacy/GP collaboration in action

When Garry Myers became an executive partner in Jaunty Springs medical practice over 10 years ago, it resulted in an innovative collaborative care model 

GP DMIRS could send 20m patients to community pharmacy

A patient referral model could lead to 20.4m GP consultations being transferred to community pharmacy.

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.

No PCN funding “earmarked for pharmacy”

No portion of PCN funding has been “earmarked exclusively for pharmacy,” says the deputy chief pharmaceutical officer.

Exclusive: No data on training uptake by sector

Claims made to support the distinction between ‘clinical pharmacists’ and community pharmacists may lack evidence

Pharmacy feels the squeeze at LTP meeting

A meeting of the All Party Pharmacy Group saw health bodies and politicians assembled in close quarters

Cuts continue to impact LloydsPharmacy’s performance in Q3

Market growth in the European division as a whole was “partially offset” by poor UK performance

Clinical briefing: How far have we come on cancer survival?

Crucial advances have been made but there are still barriers to improving survival rates

NHS plan: more detail needed

By Gareth Jones, NPA head of corporate affairs “I’ve just seen this NHS plan... and we’re not in it,” is how one NPA member reacted when the 10-year plan was published. While it is true there are few references to community pharmacy specifically, there is a lot about community-based services, medicines, workforce, urgent care and prevention, which are all areas inherently in our sector’s sphere of interest.

Pharmacies as high street clinics

A vision of community pharmacies as “high street clinics” was described as a recent conference

Light on detail, wide in scope – Long Term Plan a threat or an opportunity?

By Richard Thomas, editor, Pharmacy Magazine There is much in the NHS Long Term Plan that is encouraging. Plenty of mentions of pharmacists, albeit mostly of the ‘clinical’ kind – of which more later. However, community pharmacists are emphasised as key players in urgent care and prevention and there is the usual commitment to make greater use of their skills and opportunities to engage patients.

‘Further efficiencies’ for community pharmacy outlined in Long-Term Plan

The role of “clinical pharmacists” will grow while community pharmacy may undergo “further efficiencies”

Prevention is the way forward

By NPA policy manager Helga Mangion The Government has said ‘prevention is better than cure’ will be at the heart of the NHS Long-Term Plan. A key goal will be to improve healthy life expectancy by at least five extra years by 2035 and to close the gap between the richest and poorest. That closely resembles one of the acid tests the NPA recently set out for the Long-Term NHS Plan, namely – will the poorest patients and communities benefit from the new investment promised? Other success criteria suggested by the NPA for the long-term plan seem to find a mirror in the vision document that accompanied Mr Hancock’s speech.



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