Pharmacies at risk: new report into protecting UK public interests

NPA Pharmacy

Professors David Taylor of University College London and Panos Kanavos from the London School of Economics and Political Science have investigated the implications of high inflation rates for community pharmacy, given the baseline of significantly reduced NHS funding in England.

Their report describes the threat of thousands of community pharmacy closures as an “emergency” that puts NHS services at risk. It coincides with the release of opinion poll data which shows that pharmacy closures would lead to unnecessary GP appointments and a deteriorating quality of life for millions of people.

Professor David Taylor comments on the report:


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