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General sales list (GSL) medicines can be bought from pharmacies, supermarkets and other retail outlets without the supervision of a pharmacist.
Independent chemists need to continue to offer a greater range of healthcare services as they struggle to compete on price in the general sales list range.
Hudson, from Hailsham, East Sussex, and Hodgkiss, of Stoke-on-Trent, Staffs, admitted conspiracy to supply a medical product not on the general sales list.
As Mintel notes in its recent minor ailments report: "The switch of many products from pharmacy to General Sales List (grocery) status is chiefly responsible for rising sales in the supermarkets.
Growth in over the counter medicines on the general sales list -- those which don't require approval by a pharmacist -- continue to rise in spite of counter government moves which seem designed to put a brake on the sector.
ANXIETY over the prodigious NHS drugs bill, a longer living population fuelling the trend towards self-medication, increased subscription charges and a lengthening list of pills and potions moving into the General Sales List, have influenced the development of in-store pharmacies by grocery multiples.