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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.

PCN integration guidance published today

Guidance to help LPCS and pharmacy contractors engage with primary care networks is being issued today.

Neighbourhood health watch

Community pharmacies are a lifeline for people who need healthcare the most, says NPA vice chair and chair of policy and practice, Andrew Lane.  

The great CBD oil conundrum

Consumer interest in CBD oil is growing fast but should pharmacists embrace the market as a new opportunity or run for the hills? 

Community pharmacies more likely to fail GPhC inspections

Community pharmacies are more likely to fail a GPhC inspection but also account for all pharmacies rated excellent.

GPhC publishes pharmacy inspection reports for first time

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

Landmark NHS 111 referral scheme to launch on October 29

The first details have been released about the Community Pharmacist Consultation Service.

Hannbeck leaves NPA to become new AIM boss

NPA chief pharmacist Leyla Hannbeck has left the NPA after 10 years to become the new chief executive of AIM.

“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: Check status of CBD products or risk insurance cover

NPA members must ascertain the contents of any CBD products they intend to sell or risk losing their indemnity.

Nitin Sodha leaves NPA board

Nitin Sodha leaves the NPA board following allegations of NHS price fixing at Lexon UK where he is a director. 

Matt Hancock: “People trust pharmacists”

In a message he recorded for the NPA Conference, health secretary Matt Hancock told community pharmacists they are a vital part of the health service and that they will be “ever more important to the NHS and the country in the years to come”.

LPCs should co-ordinate contact with PCNs

LPCs should co-ordinate pharmacists' engagement with primary care networks across England.

Pharma companies accused of breaking competition law

Four pharmaceutical companies have provisionally been found to have broken competition law.

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.

Govt won’t ease non-EU pharmacist hiring rules

The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) decided not to add pharmacists to a list of occupations eligible for relaxed rules around hiring non-EU workers

NPA chair steps aside amid CMA allegations

Nitin Sodha is stepping aside immediately while the CMA investigates allegations of collusion against Lexon UK, a company of which he is a director

Community spirit strong in Wales

Communities across Wales have a special affection for their local pharmacies, says NPA relationship manager for Wales Steve Simmonds

NPA: Self-checking still posing risk to patients

Pharmacists having to check their own prescriptions continues to lead to patient safety incidents, the National Pharmacy Association has reported

Scotland funding package “not quite” what CPS hoped for

A 2019-20 financial package for pharmacy in Scotland with a £2.6m uplift from last year is “not quite” what CPS hoped for due to “one outstanding issue”

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