Medicines purchased by NHS Trusts are subject to VAT as their issue to patients is considered by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) to be part and parcel of a Trust’s statutory (i.e. non business) function. Here is our position statement on Wholly Owned Subsidiaries.
Thanks to all the amazing people who supported us with our World Antibiotics Awareness Week campaign on Twitter. We’ve had hundreds of people engage and our tweets have been seen over 40,000 times across the world. We’re demonstrating the importance of pharmacy and pharmacists in the fight against antibiotic resistance.
See what folk across the UK have been doing on our Twitter pages; @GHPPharmacy
The 25th Congress of the EAHP – “Hospital Pharmacy 5.0 – the future of patient care“ will take place Gothenburg, Sweden on 25-27 March 2020. The 25th Congress of the EAHP is an excellent opportunity to learn about and share their experience with the latest advances in technologies that will shape the way how pharmaceutical care in hospitals will be delivered in the upcoming decades, while providing many opportunities for networking as well. To stay updated on EAHP Congresses, click here or visit our website at: http://www.eahp.eu/congresses
Don’t forget, early bird registration finishes on 30 November!
There is conference toolkit to help promote this event… https://www.eahp.eu/sites/default/files/25th_eahp_congress_toolkit_gothenburg.pdf
The GHP invite our members (and potential members) to join us for a lively and thought provoking evening on World Pharmacists Day, 25th September 2019 in Birmingham.
We have invited local and national Pharmacy leaders to join you, our membership and friends, to discuss local and national issue for pharmacists and pharmacy.
- Richard Cattell (Deputy Chief Pharmacist, NHS England)
- Richard Seal (Regional Chief Pharmacist, Midlands)
- Helen Kilminster (Chair of PCPA)
- GUILD NOPC representatives including;
- Roisín O’Hare (GHP President)
- Ewan Maule (GHP Vice President)
- Graeme Richardson (GHP Immediate Past President)
- Alison Smith (GHP Regional Member, W Midlands)
Wednesday, 25th September, 2019 Food from 6pm; Speakers from 7pm. Venue: Conference Aston hotel, Aston University, Aston Street, Birmingham B4 7ET
Heather Weaver updated the HNISC at their July meeting. Key points: - Welcome to Roisin & Ewan & other council changes - Apprentices – comment on feedback given and that we are continuing to attend meetings - Council meetings being held in regions and linking with local regional meetings Full report here.
Thursday 7th November 2019 | Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel
Our popular summer symposium is back in Birmingham this year. Excited to have relevant and topical updates from NHS England (Bruce Warner and Blake Dark). James Kent and John Minshull talk about rarely used medicines and we also get to hear about how Buckinghamshire Healthcare’s system wide medicines optimisation from Jayne Ballinger. The full programme is here
Roisin (President), Ewan (Vice President), Graeme and Vilma (past presidents) are welcoming our European colleagues to Edinburgh for the 2019 EAHP General Assembly.
Follow the event on #EAHPGA2019