The latest news from the PDA Union
The government recently announced a cut of £170m to the community pharmacy global sum for England, to be applied over six months. This is equivalent to a 12.2% cut. The pharmacy minister has said he expects 1,000 to 3,000 pharmacies to close as a result.
‘Look at the margins of wholesalers and vertically integrated multiples before cutting patient services’
A judge has rejected the application of the PDAU which would have enabled it to seek changes to the law in Parliament.