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Video: What do the General Election results mean for pharmacy?


09 Jun 2017

What do the results of the 2017 General Election mean for community pharmacy? The Pharmacist editor, Beth Kennedy, examines this and what is next for the sector.

No party won an overall majority and the hung parliament led the Conservative Party to seek support from Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party(DUP). Things are more uncertain than ever for pharmacists who are currently operating under conservative cuts to funding.

Former pharmacy minister, David Mowat, lost his seat in Warrington South after seven years as an MP. The constituency voted instead for Labour’s Faisal Rahid with a 2,549-vote lead.

Read more here: 

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