Stop services or raise loans? How contractors are coping with the cuts
What did the C+D Salary Survey 2017 reveal about the financial impact of funding cuts on England's community pharmacy owners?
The C+D Salary Survey 2017 – which ran throughout October – revealed that 79% of contractors in England experienced a drop in their income in the previous 12 months, which spanned the Department of Health's imposition of a 12% cut to the country's community pharmacy budget.
But how are pharmacy owners in England trying to cope with the biggest financial challenge in recent memory? Below are a selection of key findings from C+D's survey:
Click here to find out in contractors' own words what it was like to be a pharmacy owner in England in the first year of the funding cuts.
The C+D Salary Survey 2017 – which ran throughout October – was completed by a total of 1,754 pharmacists and pharmacy staff. C+D's ongoing coverage from the survey can be found here.