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Services

One-third of PDA members have had Pharmacy First targets set by employers

PDA warns employers not to revisit MUR-type 'league table' tactics.

12 Apr 2024 , 3 Min Article

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Leadership

Three community pharmacy representatives appointed to UK leadership board

Expert members announced ahead of first meeting on April 23

11 Apr 2024 , 1 Min Article

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Legal

Assaulting shopworkers to be made a standalone crime

Home secretary announces plan to 'double down' on zero tolerance approach

10 Apr 2024 , 1 Min Article

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Regulations

Don’t breach responsible pharmacist rules again, GPhC warns Jhoots superintendent

GPhC issues warning after two breaches of RP regulations found at Jhoots branches.

09 Apr 2024 , 3 Min Article

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Business environment

Sigma: New, greener logistics platform will prevent stock loss

Sigma Pharmaceuticals to use the 'ground-breaking' BoxxDocks platform

08 Apr 2024 , 1 Min Article

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Policy

‘Tax on the vulnerable’: Prescription charge to rise to £9.90 from May

RPS and CPE blast the Government's decision to implement the 25p increase.

04 Apr 2024 , 2 Min Article

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Property

Family-run pharmacy group buys third site with six-figure investment

Hunter family acquires Parkes Pharmacy with Ulster Bank investment.

04 Apr 2024 , 1 Min Article

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Regulations

Drug companies must ‘offer solutions’ to assuage HRT competition worries

Theramex's acquisition of Viatris HRT ranges could lead to price hikes, says CMA

04 Apr 2024 , 1 Min Article

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Business environment

Well posts a £32m loss for 2022-23 as scripts dip slightly

Business suffers despite revenue increase and 'significant' expansion

03 Apr 2024 , 1 Min Article

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Contract

CPE: ‘Unclear’ when fee arrangements for 2024-25 will be revealed

Contractors 'on their knees' warns CPE as it updates on status of negotiations.

02 Apr 2024 , 3 Min Article