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Everything you need to know about the 5-year pharmacy funding deal

Everything you need to know about the 5-year pharmacy funding deal

Funding will remain at its reduced level of £2.592 billion per year for the next five years, according to the pharmacy contractual framework for 2019-20 to 2023-24, published on July 22.

The contract marks the conclusion of negotiations that began in April between the Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee (PSNC), NHS England and the Department of Health and Social Care (DH).

The sector had heard the future of the medicines use review (MUR) service, the healthy living pharmacy (HLP) programme and the possibility of a national minor ailments service were all up for negotiation, as well as funding to help with the implementation of the Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD), and a multi-year contract to provide contractors with some certainty for the

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