April 8, 2020

Additional funding of £5.5 million will be provided to community pharmacies to help them cope with increased pressures from coronavirus (COVID-19).

Pharmacy workloads almost doubled during March, with increased prescriptions, staff overtime and a higher level of consultations all resulting in additional costs for the service.

The additional fundin...

March 24, 2020

Health Secretary Jeane Freeman MSP has announced that community pharmacists across Scotland will perform an enhanced role during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. 

Pharmacists will be able to support more patients, reducing the pressure on other parts of NHS Scotland through the extension of the Minor Ailment Service. 

The SNP Governm...

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