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Judicial review aftermath: Pharmacy down but not out?

One month on from the judicial review, we examine the implications of the judgment and ask what happens now?

PSNC to appeal funding cuts ruling

PSNC has received permission to appeal in its Judicial Review Case against the Secretary of State, the organisation has announced

Steve Brine replaces David Mowat as pharmacy minister

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt’s former parliamentary private secretary, Steve Brine, is the new pharmacy minister

GPhC approves guidance on religion, personal values & beliefs

The GPhC has issued guidance on situations where religion, personal values and beliefs might impact on willingness to provide certain services

Pharmacy flu jabs up 60 per cent, data shows

950,000 NHS flu jabs were provided in community pharmacies in 2016/17, newly published data reveals – an increase of just under 60 per cent

Pharmacist interventions improve diabetes adherence

A patient support programme has shown that pharmacist interventions can improve adherence to diabetes medication

Pharmacists shine spotlight on online medicine hazards

Pharmacists have been in the news this week highlighting the dangers of "miracle cures" advertised on the internet.

Cuts danger highlighted on BBC News

A young pharmacist has argued against the Department of Health cuts on prime-time TV.

Nelsons sponsorship blooms at Chelsea Flower Show

Natural healthcare product manufacturer Nelsons is sponsoring the Horatio’s Garden stand at this week’s Chelsea Flower Show.

Pharmacy professionals devise cuts strategy

Start engaging with today's challenges, Alphega members urged colleagues at a recent workshop

High Court dismisses PSNC and NPA judicial reviews

Judge Justice Collins dismisses judicial reviews “with some regret” saying they were not unlawful but criticises Government

Community pharmacy and the general election

Community pharmacy is referred to in all three of the General Election party manifestos released this week

Judge expresses ‘regret’ on pharmacy cuts decision

Judge dismisses PSNC and NPA judicial reviews in savage blow for sector

Judicial review judgement: the sector responds

Pharmacy organisations have queued up to express their disappointment at the verdict in the High Court over the pharmacy cuts

‘World leading’ health bill passes in Wales

A ‘radical’ health bill banning smoking on hospital grounds, school grounds and public playgrounds has been passed by the National Assembly of Wales

New professional standards now in force

New standards for pharmacists and technicians, which emphasise person-centred professionalism, came into effect on May 12

Labour leak shows commitment to pharmacy

The leaked draft Labour manifesto outlines a halt to pharmacy closures and a review of pharmacy provision

PSNC chief executive to step down at end of year

PSNC chief executive Sue Sharpe is to resign from the role at the end of 2017

All community pharmacists should prescribe, says APPG

The All-Party Pharmacy Group makes seven recommendations from a series of evidence sessions looking at the impact of government cuts on community pharmacy  

Report looks at pharmacy’s expanding role internationally

A new report from the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) looks at the increasing role pharmacy is playing in self care
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Judicial review aftermath: Pharmacy down but not out?

One month on from the judicial review, we examine the implications of the judgment and ask what happens now?

PSNC to appeal funding cuts ruling

PSNC has received permission to appeal in its Judicial Review Case against the Secretary of State, the organisation has ...

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