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21 November 2023 - Pharmacy - Oral evidence

Committee Health and Social Care Committee
Inquiry Pharmacy

Tuesday 21 November 2023

Start times: 9:30am (private) 10:00am (public)


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MPs to hear evidence on challenges facing pharmacy sector

MPs will hear from the leaders of hospital, community and general practice pharmacists in the first evidence session of the inquiry to consider challenges facing the pharmacy sector.

Meeting details

At 9:30am: Private discussion
Inquiry Pharmacy
At 10:00am: Oral evidence
Inquiry Pharmacy
Vice Chair at National Pharmacy Association
Chief Executive at Association of Independent Multiple Pharmacies
Chief Executive at Company Chemists' Association
At 10:45am: Oral evidence
Inquiry Pharmacy
President at Primary Care Pharmacy Association
Director for England at Royal Pharmaceutical Society

Funding shortfalls for community pharmacies, the impact on services and patients, proposed changes to reduce dispensing activity as well as medication supply issues are expected to be examined. The committee will also focus on specific challenges facing general practice and hospital pharmacists, such as support needed for virtual wards. The use of automation and technology in transforming hospital pharmacy services is also on the agenda.

Location

Room 6, Palace of Westminster

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