The pharmacy negotiator has said that the increased national living wage is “not sustainable” for the sector without additional funding.
Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has announced that the national living wage will rise by 9.8%, but pharmacy contractors have warned this will be a “death blow” to the sector.
GP chiefs have said that pharmacists are “not a substitute” for GPs in the wake of the long-awaited announcement of the new Pharmacy First common ailments service.
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The MP for South Northamptonshire has said that she is “looking forward” to supporting community pharmacists in her new role.
Health secretary Steve Barclay has been moved to a new role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), the government has announced.
Mr O’Brien has resigned as minister responsible for primary care after one year in the role.
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has written to the Sigma Pharmaceuticals conference to express his “personal gratitude” to the sector.
Scotland’s nationwide pharmacy naloxone service has launched, backed by £300,000 of government funding for emergency kits.
Welsh member of Senedd (MS) John Griffiths has suggested that vapes should only be available on prescription at pharmacies.
The government has rejected an independent expert panel’s finding that it had not met its commitment to review the funding model for community pharmacy.
Lead pharmacists at integrated care systems (ICSs) have said that local commissioners need to bring pharmacists “into the conversation” around primary care.
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