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Petition will force funding change of heart, says poll

Petition will force funding change of heart, says poll

By Neil Trainis     The majority of respondents to a short online poll conducted by Pharmacy Business believe the anti-pharmacy cuts petition aimed at the government will succeed in persuading ministers not to slash the profession's funding.    Despite ...

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Goodbye Mr Pharmacy and inspiration

Goodbye Mr Pharmacy and inspiration

By Neil Trainis     The Kirit Patel story is engrossing. The co-founder of Day Lewis, who has died at the age of 67 after suffering a suspected heart attack while working out in the gym, was the driving force behind one of the largest and most successful pharmacy chains in E

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Stop the Cuts!

Stop the Cuts!

My patients will suffer. They will be made to wait longer and could be told to visit the GP as their pharmacist is too busy, says Amish Patel, owner of Hodgson Pharmacy in Kent...     Whilst we are still awaiting full details of how the minimum of 6% funding cuts will be imp

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GSK boosts shampoo market with Polytar Scalp

GSK boosts shampoo market with Polytar Scalp

Roughly 1.3m people suffer with psoriasis in the UK and after four years, the Polytar brand is available again to pharmacists to accommodate the demand for a medicated product to treat scalp disorders including psoriasis. Polytar is a medicated shampoo containing coal tar solution for the tre

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Opinion poll

Will the petition delivered to Downing Street persuade ministers not to cut pharmacy funding?

Last poll result

Should pharmacy bodies support legal action against the government over its plans?

  • Yes (89%)
  • No (9%)
  • Don't Know (2%)