Friday 28th May 2021: RSG At A Glance Guide

The Pharmacy Representation Review Steering Group (RSG) has today published an At A Glance Guide to its work. The guide has been written for contractors and it should provide a useful recap on the RSG and its work.

The guide looks back to the reasons why the RSG was set up, following the PSNC-initiated independent review of the contractor representation and support offered by PSNC and LPCs.

It explains the work that the RSG has done to date, as well as setting out a draft timeline for next activities.

The guidance is accompanied by some Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) following the RSG’s Contractor Forum Engagement event earlier this week on Tuesday 25 May.

Read the RSG At A Glance Guide

Read the RSG’s latest FAQs for contractors

Thursday 27th May 2021

The Review Steering Group (RSG) notes and welcomes the decision by PSNC to postpone its elections until early in 2023. The decision follows communications from the RSG about our draft workplan and high-level timeline for change. 

Read the PSNC Announcement on Elections

Read the RSG’s Statement on PSNC and LPC Elections

Monday 24th May 2021

The PSNC is looking to appoint an experienced Programme Manager for an immediate start, to drive the programme of work identified by the RSG, prepare options for contractor consideration and implement solutions to the issues identified in the Wright Review. For more details on this role and how to apply click here.

Friday 26th March 2021

A list of FAQs drawn from questions posed at the RSG’s contractor and LPC engagement events in March 2021 can be found here.

Wednesday 10th March 2021

Community pharmacy contractors who were unable to attend the ‘Your Representation, Your Say’ engagement event hosted by members of the RSG on 9th March 2021 can now view an on-demand version.

Watch the event recording here

Tuesday 9th March 2021

The RSG has appointed The Berkeley Partnership LLP as programme management advisers led by Jennifer Johnston. to:

  • Further refine the project scope
  • Develop the programme plan, approach and key milestones (with initial focus on mobilisation)
  • Support the facilitation, engagement and alignment of stakeholders
  • Create a high level programme structure with an overview of governance, resource, financial and external support/expertise requirements

Press Releases

Tuesday 16th February 2021: RSG invites community pharmacy contractors and LPCs to engagement sessions

Tuesday 26th January 2021: Pharmacy Representation Review Steering Group Update