A selection of campaign media activity:
30th September 2016: The Support Your Local Pharmacy campaign was featured on BBC Merseyside, Leeds and Cumbria, as well as Talk Radio, listen to the broadcasts: here
Barnsley East MP Michael Dugher was joined by shadow health minister Justin Madders to campaign against pharmacy cuts. The MPs visited Lo’s Pharmacy in Grimethorpe. Read the full story at www.barnsley-chronicle.co.uk/news/article/12386/michael-dugher-campaigns-against-pharmacy-cuts
“This is insanity; the NHS equivalent of you going into the supermarket and falling for a deal that says “Buy one: Get just half of it!” NPA Chairman Ian Strachan blogs in the Huffington Post UK on the government plans for pharmacy.
The Telegraph “3,000 local chemists could close this year after £170m subsidy cut prompts fears for elderly and rural dwellers”
The Mirror “Chemists closures will ‘hit poorest areas hardest’ with 3,000 local pharmacies at risk”
The Express “Even HARDER to get a GP appointment in Gov plans to scrap high street chemists”