Pharmacy APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 14/07/2021

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To raise awareness of the profession of pharmacy, and to promote pharmacists' current and potential contribution to the health of the nation.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.


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Recent Documents related to Pharmacy

1. National Pharmacy Association Ltd - written evidence
07/05/2019 - Inquiry: Problem drug use in Scotland - Scottish Affairs Committee
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Found: evidence - National Pharmacy Association Ltd Written evidence submitted by National Pharmacy Association Ltd

2. Correspondence with Chair from Secretary of State relating to Pharmacy Provision during Coronavirus Outbreak
17/04/2020 - Inquiry: Correspondence with Chair from Secretary of State relating to Pharmacy Provision during Coronavirus Outbreak - Health and Social Care Committee
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Found: concerns expressed in your meeting with the National Pharmacy Association (NPA), many of which have been echoed

3. Coronavirus (COVID-19): letter to pharmacists from Jo Churchill
06/04/2020 - Department of Health and Social Care
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Found: Churchill The health minister's letter thanks pharmacy teams for their response to coronavirus so far

4. Transforming NHS pharmacy aseptic services in England
29/10/2020 - Department of Health and Social Care
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Found: Guidance Transforming NHS pharmacy aseptic services in England Report on the

5. Written evidence submitted by the General Pharmaceutical Council (MMDB03)
10/06/2020 - Bill Documents

Found: Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) regulates pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and registered pharmacies in Great

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Recent Speeches related to Pharmacy

1. National Health Service (Charges and Pharmaceutical and Local Pharmaceutical Services) (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Regulations 2021
26/04/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: people. Nearly 38 million people per year—76% of pharmacy advice consultations—are people who have self-referred - Speech Link

2. Covid-19: Community Pharmacies
11/03/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: parliamentary group on pharmacy, not least because so many colleagues are big fans of the pharmacy sector. I am - Speech Link
2: That is why the all-party parliamentary group on pharmacy is giving them its support.I urge the Government - Speech Link
3: busier—significantly busy at the moment—90% of their business is pharmacy work and not retail, and that part of their business - Speech Link

3. Community Pharmacies
02/10/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: it, because there is never a dull moment in a pharmacy. I remember a frantic mother handing me dead headlice - Speech Link

4. Independent Pharmacies
13/07/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: constituency, Mr Tim Gibbs, who runs the Yarmouth pharmacy. Those who know it will know that it is not far - Speech Link
2: Adjournment debate. Having worked in an independent pharmacy while I was at school, I recognise the trusted - Speech Link
3: am sure the Minister agrees that a sustainable pharmacy sector is a critical part of the NHS network in - Speech Link

5. Pharmacies
20/07/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: discussions will take place with the National Pharmacy Association to ensure that community pharmacies - Speech Link
2: spoke at the annual conference of the National Pharmacy Association, at which he reiterated his commitment - Speech Link
3: majority of people live within a 20-minute walk of a pharmacy, many people face issues with location. That is - Speech Link

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Recent Questions related to Pharmacy
1. Pharmacy
asked by: George Howarth
25/11/2020
... how many were made through the NHS 111 service.

2. Pharmacy
asked by: Paul Bristow
07/07/2020
... what discussions he has had with relevant stakeholders on enabling pharmacists to use their professional judgement to support patient access to appropriate treatment when a medicine is out of stock.

3. Pharmacy
asked by: Jim Shannon
07/07/2020
... whether he has had discussions with the pharmacy sector on enhancing the minor ailments scheme to utilise the skills and knowledge of pharmacists and reduce the pressure on GPs and A&E waiting times.

4. Pharmacy
asked by: Alex Norris
13/07/2020
... what steps his Department is taking to ensure that the effectiveness of the community pharmacy sector to help reduce the demand on (a) primary and (b) secondary care.

5. Pharmacy
asked by: Alex Norris
13/07/2020
... what discussions his Department has held with representatives of the pharmacy sector on that sector's role in the next phase of the response to covid-19; and what recent assessment he has made of how pharmacies can support medicines safety and reduce avoidable hospital admissions.

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9 Current APPG Officers
Taiwo Owatemi Portrait
Taiwo Owatemi
Officer
Labour - Coventry North West
Joined: 7th August 2020
Baroness Cumberlege Portrait
Baroness Cumberlege
Officer
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
2 APPG Memberships
First Do No Harm , Maternity
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Jackie Doyle-Price MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7171.

Email: jackie.doyleprice.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Daniel Laing, Tendo Consulting Limited, Suite 5, The Hop Exchange, 24 Southwark Street, London SE1 1TY. Tel: 020 7175 8363

Email: contact@pharmacyappg.co.uk

Secretariat:

Tendo Consulting Limited acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.tendoconsulting.co.uk/

Group's Website:

https://www.pharmacyappg.co.uk/

Benefits in Kind
Date
14 Jul 2020
Source
Lexington Communications
Description
Lexington Communications is paid by the following to act as the group's secretariat: Association of Independent Multiple Pharmacies, Company Chemists’ Association, National Pharmacy Association, Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee, Royal Pharmaceutical Society   From : 14/07/2020 To : 13/07/2021
Value
£49,501
Date
14 Jul 2020
Source
Tendo Consulting Limited
Description
Tendo Consulting Limited is paid by the following to act as the group's secretariat: Association of Independent Multiple Pharmacies, Company Chemists’ Association, National Pharmacy Association, Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee, Royal Pharmaceutical Society   From : 14/07/2020 To : 13/07/2021
Value
£46,501
Date
19 Jul 2018
Source
Luther Pendragon
Description
Secretariat   From : 19/07/2018 To : 18/07/2019
Value
£39,001
Date
19 Jul 2017
Source
Luther Pendragon
Description
Secretariat   From : 19/07/2017 To : 18/07/2018
Value
£39,001
Date
1 Jan 2016
Source
Luther Pendragon
Description
Luther Pendragon is funded by The Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee, The Royal Pharmaceutical Society and Pharmacy Voice to provide secretariat services to the APPG   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016
Value
£39,001
Date
2 Jan 2015
Source
Luther Pendragon
Description
Luther Pendragon is funded by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, the Company Chemists Association, the National Pharmacy Association and the Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee to provide secretariat services and website management to the APPG   From : 02/01/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£25,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Pharmacy APPG

Former APPG Officers
Kevin Barron Portrait
Kevin Barron
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Former Member for Rother Valley
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Steve Double Portrait
Steve Double
Vice Chair
Conservative - St Austell and Newquay
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 23rd October 2019
Oliver Colvile Portrait
Oliver Colvile
Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Paula Sherriff Portrait
Paula Sherriff
Treasurer
Labour - Former Member for Dewsbury
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Kevin Barron Portrait
Kevin Barron
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Former Member for Rother Valley
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016
No other APPG Memberships