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Welsh Community Pharmacy Contract continues to evolve


A brief description of recent developments within the Welsh Pharmacy Contract.

BPA responds to reimbursement consultation


The BPA has responded to the DOH consultation on reimbursement

Positive response from BPA members to new pharmacy opportunities


A recent survey of BPA members demonstrated that there is significant interest amongst our members in new opportunities for pharmacists in primary care arising from the long term plan in England and new developments in Scotland

Long term pharmacy funding agreement reached in England


PSNC, the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and NHS England and Improvement (NHSE&I) have announced that they have reached agreement on a five-year deal for community pharmacy in England. The funding of the community pharmacy contract has been fixed at £2.592 bilion for the next 5 years

The clock is ticking for Revalidation


A brief summary of the revalidation requirements for pharmacy professionals in 2019

Boots announces plan to close 200 stores


Walgreen Boots alliance recently announced plans to close 200 Boots stores in the UK over the next 18 months

Primary Care Networks formed in England


GP practices in England have been organising themselves into Primary Care Networks (PCNs) covering communities of between 30,0000 and 50,000 patients. PCNs are not just about GP services. They will include and provide services from a wide range of Healthcare professionals such as Physiotherapists, community based Paramedics, Social Prescribing link workers and of course Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians. Initially each PCN will be recruiting a Primary Care Network Clinical Pharmacist but all pharmacists and pharmacy technicians will be part of the multiprofessional team in the PCN.

BPA launches “one number” advice line


To make it easier for our members to get help and advice we have introduced a new “one number” contact system.

BPA launches new financial advice service


You work hard for your money but is your money working hard for you?

Boots and Pharmacists Support extend BPA coaching service


The BPA is delighted that Boots has entered into a partnership with Pharmacist Support to expand a coaching service that was devised by the BPA and Pharmacist Support in 2017.

BPA professional indemnity insurance update


The BPA launched a professional indemnity insurance product in partnership with Bluefin Professions in November 2018. This was specifically designed for BPA members who have portfolio careers with other employers or carry out occasional locum duties outside of Boots and provides professional indemnity, medical malpractice and public liability insurance at exclusive rates.

BPA responds to GPhC consultation on initial education and training standards for pharmacists


The BPA has responded to the current consultation on the initial education of pharmacists.

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