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NHS England approves funding for a further 219 practice pharmacists

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'The clinical pharmacist programme is a clear win-win for patients and GPs." Is it? The pharmacists are employed and paid by practices, directly on indirectly. GP partners will have to manage the contract, including employment issues. Pharmacists will refer on to the on-call GP for queries. In short, be prepared for a drop in take-home pay and no overall reduction in your workload. The subsidised funding is only for 3 years. NHSE or CCGs will not employ them directly. I wonder why?

Posted date

12 Apr 2017

Posted time

12:07pm

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