Although the 2013 Regulations have been with us since April, there are still a number of cases being decided under the 2005 Regulations because the applications were consulted on before September 2012. We recently represented a client who had received Preliminary Consent to open a 100 hour pharmacy and had successfully converted that to Full Consent and then received a further ...

Rushport has secured two new 100 hour pharmacy applications for a client almost 15 months after the Regulations were changed to remove the 100 hour exemption. NHS England initially refused to even consider the applications on the grounds that there was an 'LPS' in the relevant neighbourhood, but didn't even tell our client what the Local Pharmaceutical Service was, or where it ...

Rushport has secured the first new pharmacy contract under the 'unforeseen benefits' test after an oral hearing. The application was for a medical centre with a list size of over 16,000 and where a previous application by another applicant was refused at appeal in 2009. The application was approved in September 2013, almost exactly one year after it was submitted. ...

More decisions are being issued by the NHSLA on applications made under the new 2012 and 2013 Regulations. We represented two separate clients who were seeking 'no significant change' relocations and both applications were approved at appeal. Interestingly, one of our clients had applied for the same relocation under the old Regulations and was refused at that time, so this sho ...

We pride ourselves in getting most of our work through recommendations, but we thought it was time to explain a little more about the services that Rushport provides. We hope you enjoy browsing the new website and we would love to hear your feedback. ...

At a recent oral hearing on an application submitted under the 2012 Regulations, but heard when the 2013 Regulations were in force, it became apparent that there are a number of small changes between the two sets of Regulations. One example is in the Unforeseen Benefits application where the word 'or' has been replaced with the word 'and'. In this case the words are interchange ...