An MP has backed a Hertfordshire pharmacy's struggle to continue to receive financial support from NHS England.
The commissioning body's area teams can choose to extend a national top-up scheme – designed to support small businesses at least 1km from another pharmacy – that ends in March. Graham Phillips, owner of Manor Pharmacy Group (Wheathampstead) Ltd, told C+D there was a risk his pharmacy in Elstree would close if his area team decided not to continue funding.
MP for Hertsmere James Clappison told C+D the pharmacy was an important part of the local community and threw his support behind its funding application.
Do you know of any low volume pharmacies looking for continued funding in your area?
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