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‘Pharmacy Inquiry’ pushed back by few weeks, says MP Steve Brine

The Pharmacy Inquiry, which was scheduled to begin this week, has been postponed for a 'couple of weeks' due to the King's Speech MP Steve...

Shambolic start of vaccination programmes suggests government’s inadequacy in learning pandemic lessons, says Rowlands MD

Has the government in England learned nothing from the Covid-19 pandemic? Nigel Swift, Managing Director of Rowlands Pharmacy, part of Numark, the UK's largest...

Delivery Plan is a small step in the right direction – but community pharmacy needs a giant leap

By Malcolm Harrison The Delivery Plan for Recovering Access to Primary Care was undeniably a vote of confidence in the sector. Whilst the plan was...

CCA urges government for ‘bold approach’ in harnessing Pharmacist Independent Prescribing

A Company Chemists’ Association (CCA) analysis has shown that ‘Pharmacy First’ service in England could free up 30m+ GP appointments each year. It has urged...

CCA’s ‘pharmacy paradox paper’ offers solutions to current paradox between ambition and reality

The Company Chemists’ Association (CCA) has published a ‘pharmacy paradox paper’ which outlines how community pharmacy can match the ambition amidst the workforce crisis. The...

We will continue to do everything we can to support community pharmacies: PM Sunak

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak assured the sector that his government would do everything it can to support community pharmacies when he was asked if he...