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Call for Evidence

Terms of Reference

  • What does the future of pharmacy look like and how can the Government ensure this is realised?
  • What are the challenges in pharmacy workforce recruitment, training and retention, and how might these best be addressed?
  • To what extent are digital systems used in pharmacy sufficiently interoperable with those in general practice and hospitals?
  • What innovations could have the biggest impact on pharmacy services and why?
  • To what extent are funding arrangements for community pharmacy fit for purpose?
  • What factors cause medicine shortages and how might these be addressed in future?
  • To what extent does community pharmacy have the resource and capacity to realise the ambitions in DHSC's Primary Care Recovery Plan?
  • Are there the right number of community pharmacies in the right places, and how can we ensure that is the case across the country?
  • To what extent are commissioning arrangements for community pharmacy fit for purpose?

This call for written evidence has now closed.

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