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61% of pharmacists want MURs scrapped, rather than cap of 400 amended

When asked whether the cap on the number of paid MURs should be amended, 61% – 68 of the 112 respondents to a poll, which…

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Pharmacists need to be ‘better funded’, MP tells BBC’s Question Time

The former Conservative MP – who stepped down in February to join the newly-formed Change UK party – used the BBC One programme last night…

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Conservative MP ‘deeply regrets’ pharmacy funding cuts

The Conservative MP and vice chair of the all-party pharmacy group (APPG) said in years to come, the 2016 decision to cut pharmacy funding in…

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Record 96 price concessions raise generics shortage concerns

The Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee (PSNC) director of pharmacy funding Mike Dent told C+D that, “while there have always been fluctuations” in the number of…

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Patients favour pharmacy over GPs for minor ailments, research finds

Of the 1,121 Scottish patients who accessed the national pharmacy minor ailments service and responded to a survey – which ran from June-July 2018 –…

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Lloydspharmacy owner buys company supplying GP practice pharmacists

McKesson UK announced it had acquired Prescribing Support Services and Optimed Healthcare – which operates under Prescribing Support Services – both of which “work with…

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