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Douglas Hoey is chief executive officer of the National Community Pharmacists Association.

Survey: Three-quarters of community pharmacies report staff shortages

Survey: Three-quarters of community pharmacies report staff shortages

ALEXANDRIA, Va.  – More than three-quarters of community pharmacists say they are having a tough time filling open positions, and the result is higher payroll costs and longer wait times for patients seeking to fill prescriptions, according to a new survey released today by the National Community Pharmacists Association. “Community pharmacies are small businesses, and

Pharmacies need help before the next emergency

Pharmacies need help before the next emergency

This time last year, COVID-19 vaccines felt to many of us like a rather distant prospect. Community pharmacy teams were in the thick of offering home deliveries to patients, working with their drive-thru and curbside services, and compounding hand sanitizer for first responders and patients. Many were also gearing up their COVID-19 testing and scheduling

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