Rushport acts as pharmacy consultants across the whole of the UK and we are regularly working on projects across all four jurisdictions at the same time. The pharmacy regulations are noticeably different in each country and it is vital to understand the rules for opening new pharmacy or relocating existing ones before making a pharmacy application. We recently worked for a cli ...

Pharmacists who are thinking about setting up their own Distance Selling pharmacy should take a look at the recent article that featured in the Pharmaceutical Journal, in which Conor Daly spoke to Gareth Malson at the PJ and gave some advice to PJ readers on the processes and the potential pitfalls. To read the article just Click Here ...

For the second year running Rushport has been announced as a finalist in the Best Strategic Consultant category at the HealthInvestor Awards. The HealthInvestor Awards celebrate excellence and recognise innovation in the healthcare sector and the judges look for individuals and organisations that have made an outstanding contribution to healthcare during the year. The judges ...

Rushport is pleased to announce that we have just secured permission to open a new 40 hour pharmacy in Cheshire East. The application was originally refused by NHS England, but the NHSLA clearly had doubts about how NHS England had considered the application and decided to hold an oral hearing. One of our partners (Conor Daly) attended the oral hearing to give evidence in supp ...

We recently represented a client who had their application under Regulation 18 for unforeseen benefits refused by NHS England. At the same time a local dispensing doctor practice also challenged a ruling that the area of the application should not be considered a "reserved location" and that a new pharmacy would not prejudice the proper provision of medical services by the loca ...

In November 2012 we were instructed by a pharmacy contractor in Bridlington to try to secure a new pharmacy for an area near the Bridlington Hospital. We had already secured one new contract in Bridlington some years ago and we thought our client was in a strong position for this application too. Unfortunately another company applied to open within the hospital grounds and alth ...

We have recently agreed terms with a large dispensing doctor practice that has led to the opening of a brand new health centre pharmacy which will be jointly owned by the pharmacy company and the partners of the practice. Opening a new pharmacy is always difficult, but is especially so when the doctors at the medical centre already dispense to some of their patients and occupy ...

This month we have secured several new Distance Selling or 'Internet Pharmacy' contracts for clients who had all had previous applications refused by either NHS England or the Appeal Unit. In every case the applicants had originally applied and NHS England had requested additional specific information from them about their SOPs. The applicants were unable to satisfy NHS Englan ...

Shefford Medical Centre - Bedfordshire This summer has been particularly busy for Rushport as we opened two new pharmacies for clients in the same month. The first pharmacy opened in Scotland and was a brand new contract that we won under the Scottish Pharmacy Regulations for a retail park in East Kilbride. The second pharmacy is based in Shefford, England (pictured above wit ...

We have had a very busy start to 2014 with a record first few months for project completions. One of our biggest schemes was the new Stourbridge Lion Medical Centre which finally opened its doors in April after many years of planning. The GP partners chose Rushport to secure them a pharmacy tenant for the new medical centre, which is one of the largest in the north west, with ...