Cormac Tobin responds to Pharmacy Voice disbanding

We are disappointed that Pharmacy Voice has had to disband after the NPA’s decision to withdraw its participation. 

After such a turbulent time of late, with changes to community pharmacy funding and calls from the Government for the sector to evolve; and the positive strategic direction of the Community Pharmacy Forward View, the sector needs strong leadership and unity to secure a brighter future.  We have much more work to do.

I believe that we must continue to move forward together, and the Community Pharmacy Forward View is the link – we all need to remain firmly behind this and establish a robust representation framework which meets the needs of the sector’s future vision.

Through our membership of the Company Chemist Association, we have worked closely with Pharmacy Voice.  We value and recognise the role and contribution that the organisation and the team have made.