May video update from PSNC’s CEO


The PSNC CEO video update for May is now available to watch.

In the video PSNC Chief Executive Simon Dukes addresses the situation that community pharmacy still finds itself in – awaiting a decision from HM Treasury on the costs the sector incurred during the COVID-19 pandemic. Pharmacy teams have delivered so much during the pandemic, including providing face-to-face advice and deliveries for shielding patients, as well as playing their part in the COVID vaccination and testing programmes, and they must not have to do so at a loss.

Whilst unable to talk about what is happening in the negotiations on the Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework (CPCF), Simon does say that they will cover things that both PSNC and the NHS really want community pharmacy to do in the future. However, none of it will be possible without a satisfactory outcome on pharmacy’s COVID costs.

This is part of a monthly video update series from the PSNC CEO.

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Pharmacy owners are reminded of the requirement to complete the 2023 workforce survey, which is a mandatory requirement for all pharmacy owners. The survey will close on Sunday 17th December 2023.

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