SHOWCASING THE BEST OF COMMUNITY PHARMACY
What a night. To the backdrop of ministerial promises about its future role in a creaking NHS, community pharmacy once again shone brightly.
Fourteen awards were handed out on the night, 12 to community pharmacies and one for Sue Sharpe, the chief executive of the PSNC who was given the Editor's Award for her contribution to pharmacy's struggle against the government's funding cuts. There was also a special posthumous award for Kirit Patel, the founder of Day Lewis, who died in July.
The awards preceded the government's announcement by seven days that community pharmacy funding would be cut by £133 million for 2016-17.
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