David Reissner is a partner at Charles Russell Speechlys LLP.
In 1987, the NHS introduced controls on where new pharmacies could open. Apart from some tweaking in 2005, the system remained largely unchanged for a quarter of a century. However, a completely new regime for new pharmacy contracts was introduced in England in 2012. The revised NHS regulations are complicated — unnecessarily complicated in my view — and have been causing confusion among pharmacy owners and would-be pharmacy owners. It is not uncommon for applications to be refused fo
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