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Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee

Press Release Archive: 2010


December 2010

PSNC welcomes range of opportunities for pharmacy in NHS Operating Framework

NHS Operating Framework makes call for pharmacy service development

PSNC welcomes Pharmacy Minister's Healthy Living Pharmacy endorsement

Pharmacy bodies support Healthy Living Pharmacies

November 2010

PSNC calls for support in building unified business case for local service commissioning

PSNC responds to BBC article: "Isle of Wight Teenagers to get pill from pharmacies"

Pharmacy Minister calls for "mainstreaming" of new medicines service (Earl Howe PSNC Dinner speech)

PSNC welcomes publication of "Healthy Lives, Healthy People: Our Strategy for Public Health in England"

October 2010

PSNC welcomes DH decision not to progress implementation of Generic Subsitution in primary care

Essential small pharmacy LPS arrangements extended until 31 March 2013

September 2010

PSNC responds to Pulse article "Pharmacist' Medicines Use Reviews bordering on fraud"

Pharmacy Minister settles funding for 2010/11

August 2010

Statement from PSNC CEO Sue Sharpe on pharmacy common goals meeting

July 2010

PSNC welcomes minister's direction to progress negotiations on saving millions for the NHS

PSNC response to liberating the NHS

PSNC welcomes Andrew Lansley's focus on public health

May 2010

PSNC welcomes appointment of Earl Howe as minister with responsibility for pharmacy

PSNC responds to BMJ article: "Community Pharmacy: Moving from dispensing to diagnosis and treatment"

April 2010

GP and Pharmacist guides launched

Prescriptions claims reporting streamlined to safeguard against errors in pricing

PSNC Chief Exec stands up for pharmacy 

March 2010

PSNC responds to NAO report on the Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework

PSNC responds to RCGPs call for minor ailments to be treated outside of GP surgeries

PSNC responds to OFT evaluation on market liberalisation measures 

PSNC responds to Minister's decision on Community Pharmacy funding

PSNC secures protection for pharmacy funding as DH safeguards global sum

February 2010

PSNC Responds to Mike O'Brien's Announcement of a Summit on Medicine Supply

PSNC responds to Andy Burnham's speech on health and wellbeing

January 2010

For community pharmacy, a year of challenge and opportunity

PSNC welcomes Conservatives' focus on pharmacy

Joint statement from PSNC, CFSMS and NHSE

PSNC responds to call for joint working to reduce medication errors in care homes