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On January 7, the GPhC announced that it is consulting on proposals to increase pharmacy premises fees by a whopping 39%. This would mean every...
06/02/2020 3
I don’t think I’m alone in saying this past year has been absolutely horrendous for contractors. The year began with uncertainty, but we had a slight...
23/12/2019 1
With the announcement in October that pharmacists will not receive mental health support like doctors and dentists [under the NHS Practitioner Health...
19/11/2019 10
France has over 20,000 pharmacies – nearly 8,000 more than the UK. Even though France is bigger in land mass, its population is not double that of...
22/10/2019 9
When Boots announced it is planning to close around 200 branches, I was initially surprised that even the UK’s largest multiple couldn’t hack the...
16/09/2019 7
Buying a pharmacy was meant to guarantee contractors a future pension, as we are not entitled to one from the NHS. The goodwill in our businesses was...
09/08/2019 21
Dear negotiators at the Department of Health and Social Care, In response to the National Pharmacy Association’s (NPA) letter to Pharmaceutical...
04/07/2019 8
Let’s talk about medicines shortages. Something which only community pharmacists seem to know about, along with their disgruntled patients. GPs think...
14/06/2019 4
For far too long contractors have offered a fantastic service because they could just about afford to. However, recently my pharmacy stopped taking...
01/04/2019 7
As a contractor who never really saw the “good times”, the category M clawbacks have been immensely tough on our business. The recent announcement...
18/03/2019 3

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