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Cross-Party MPs urge Pharmacy Minister to address funding crisis

"The financial pressures facing community pharmacies are extreme and show no sign of improving" A collective of 13 MPs from different parties has written a...

MPs briefed about pharmacies’ unlocked potential in long-term condition prevention

MPs expressed strong agreement with the CPE that the government needs to review pharmacy funding structures   Community Pharmacy England (CPE) highlighted the untapped potential...

Nearly 50% pharmacy workers not sure they can provide Pharmacy First service: ITV survey

A large number of community pharmacies are facing record drug shortages, abuse from customers and funding gap, the survey reveals The Pharmacy First service, set...

20 MPs call on Health Minister to support community pharmacies in a joint letter

The group acknowledged that around 1,400 pharmacies have closed permanently since October 2016 due to mounting pressures A group of 20 MPs from the...

Norfolk likely to lose four more pharmacies including a Boots store next year

The county in the East of England has seen closure of six pharmacies in recent months Boots is reportedly closing another branch in Watton,...

Living wage hike to incur up to £195 million in costs for pharmacy sector: CPE

Pharmacies have experienced a 30 per cent real terms funding reduction since 2015. The proposed increase in the national living wage (NLW) is expected to...