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30 November 2017

A guide to market entry applications for NHS pharmacy contracts in England

NHS contracts are valuable because they are hard to come by. Equally, if a new contract is granted, it can have devastating consequences for existing pharmacy businesses.

Obtaining a pharmacy contract or opposing an application that would impact on an existing pharmacy business is not a straightforward process. The regulations and the law are complicated. What is more, rights can easily be lost if specific requirements are not met, such as the right to appeal or the right to attend a hearing.

We act for both applicants and objectors, and have been involved in key developments and changes in the law for some 30 years, and continue to lead the way with up-to-the-minute expertise and our active participation in the Users Group of the Family Health Services Appeal Unit.

Please click here to read our guide to market entry applications.