Steve Brine: ...clinical advice and ensuring that appropriate communications channels are in place to alert health care professionals. Many potential shortages are resolved before they can have an impact on pharmacies or patients. The Department also holds an Essential Medicines Buffer Stockpile, which is in place to make the supply chain more robust for key medicines in the event of a pandemic or other...
Steve Brine: ...United Kingdom and dispensed in England in each of the last five years is provided in the table below. The cost reported is at reimbursement prices. This does not take account of the margin that pharmacies earn on the medicines they dispense. This margin is subsequently taken into account as contributing towards the target level of funding for community pharmacy as part of the community...
Grahame Morris: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what funding his Department provides for minor ailments services provided by community pharmacies.
Grahame Morris: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether new funding will be made available for NHS England to commission new advanced services under the Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework in 2017-18.
Anna Turley: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the implication for his policies of the Community Pharmacy Forward View published by the Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee in August 2016; and if he will take steps to implement that Committee's recommendations.
Anna Turley: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what funding his Department makes available for minor ailments services provided by community pharmacies by service.
Anna Turley: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make new funding available for NHS England for commissioning new advanced services under the Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework in 2017-18.
Richard Burden: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent assessment he has made of the financial viability of independent, locally owned pharmacies.
Grant Shapps: ...the Secretary of State for Health, how many jobs he estimates will be lost in (a) Welwyn Hatfield constituency and (b) England in the 12 months after the discussion to reduce spending on community pharmacies.
Michael Dugher: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much funding was allocated by the Government to pharmacies in each year from 1997-98 to 2016-17.
Lord Black of Brentwood: To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many Clinical Commissioning Groups have added pulse checking to GP- or pharmacy-enhanced services for people aged over 65.
Fiona Bruce: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether his Department has made an assessment of the potential effect of the removal of pharmacists' right to conscientious objection on the diversity of people entering that profession.
David Mowat: ...community pharmacists fulfil, measures announced on 20 October 2016 mean that from 1 December 2016, we have helped to relieve pressure on other parts of the National Health Service, by embedding pharmacy into the urgent care pathway, including for those who need urgent repeat prescriptions and treatment for urgent minor ailments and common conditions. Patients who need urgent repeat...
Theresa Villiers: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make it his policy to require clinical commissioning groups in England to include a representative of local pharmacists on their governing boards.
Grahame Morris: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he made of the potential effect of reductions in community pharmacy funding on people (a) with legally protected characteristics and (b) living in the most deprived areas in England.
Kevin Hollinrake: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to the study published by Oxford Academic on 17 February 2017 on inappropriate checks undertaken by online pharmacies, if he will discuss with the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency means to prevent the online sale of antibiotics and other medicines without appropriate checks.
Diana R. Johnson: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many applications for reviews of eligibility under the Pharmacy Access Scheme have been made by pharmacies in each parliamentary constituency in the UK; and how many applications (a) are being considered, (b) have been accepted and (c) have been rejected in each constituency.
Nicola Blackwood: ...are set out in the Human Medicines Regulations 2012. These apply without distinction to medicines advertised, sold or supplied through the internet. This means that Prescription Only (POM) and Pharmacy medicines (P) can only be sold or supplied at registered pharmacy premises by, or under the supervision of, a pharmacist. Furthermore, POMs can only be sold or supplied in accordance with...
Nicola Blackwood: ...by that scheme. The Bill will also provide a statutory footing for current voluntary arrangements to obtain information on more products and from more companies, which will inform reimbursement arrangements for community pharmacies. The Competition and Markets Authority has a number of live investigations into potential excessive prices of unbranded generic medicines.
Yasmin Qureshi: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the effect of changes to community pharmacy budgets on the NHS in winter 2016-17.