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C+D election tracker: Sector poll sees rise of the significant ‘other’

Support for “other” parties has lifted as Labour maintains the lead despite a fall in support in week three of C+D’s election sentiment tracker.

Political parties Politics

Plaid Cymru pushes for drug tariff reform ahead of July 4 general election

Plaid Cymru leader Rhun ap Iorwerth has said that the party offers “a real alternative for Wales” as it promised drug tariff reforms.

Political parties Medicines

Private services steam ahead with pharmacy technician PGD use

A private services provider has updated its service specifications to allow pharmacy technicians to use patient group directions (PGDs) ahead of the June 26 law change, as NHS services look set to lag behind.

Medicines Services

UPDATED: Labour promises 'community pharmacist prescribing service'

Sir Keir Starmer has vowed to ease GP "pressure" by granting pharmacists more "prescribing rights" as he launched the Labour Party manifesto today.

Political parties Services

Channel 4 health debate calls for pharmacists to ‘grill’ politicians

Channel 4 will host a “special” TV debate focussing on health on June 24 ahead of the general election, it has revealed.

Politics Politicians

Green Party pledges to make PrEP available in pharmacies and online

The Green Party has revealed plans to inject billions of pounds into primary care and “end new cases" of HIV by 2030. 

Political parties Funding

NPA lauds Labour plan to reform high street pharmacy business rates

The National Pharmacy Association (NPA) has come out in support of Labour’s promise to “move some of the business rates burden away” from high street pharmacies.

Businesses Money

Lib Dems pledge 'fairer' funding and ‘more pharmacist prescribing rights’

Liberal Democrat leader Ed Davey has promised more prescribing rights for pharmacists as well as “fairer and more sustainable funding” as he launched his party’s election manifesto today.

Political parties Funding

C+D election tracker: Conservative collapse deepens in sector vote

Labour once again leads C+D’s election sentiment tracker, as the Conservative Party is preferred by just one in ten readers. See how the sector voted in week two…

Political parties Politics

What’s on the pharmacy general election wish list?

Ahead of the general election, four sector leaders have issued an open letter to election candidates, urging them to adopt the six-point plan laid out in the ‘#VotePharmacy’ manifesto.

Commissioning bodies Funding

Pharmacy technicians allowed to supply drugs under PGDs from this month

Legislative amendments that permit pharmacy technicians to supply and administer prescription drugs under patient group directions will come into force on June 26, after being pushed through in a pre-election wash-up.

Politics Legal

C+D reveals new columnist - and regular column 'Political Pills'

Fresh from the corridors of power, a new monthly columnist has joined C+D

People Funding
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