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Covid-19 risk prediction model in development

A risk prediction model to allow clinicians to identify patients who are at higher risk from Covid-19 is being developed  

New £1.3m programme to evaluate Covid-19 tests

CONDOR will provide a single national route for evaluating new coronavirus tests

SCR alert deemed a success but more tests to follow

A Reasonable Adjustment Flag on the SCR to indicate a learning disability or other impairment could be rolled out by the end of the year

Shielding guidance to be relaxed from 6 July

From 1 August vulnerable people will no longer be advised to shield

Covid-19 saliva test being piloted in Southampton

A weekly coronavirus testing model using a new ‘no-swab’ saliva test is being piloted over four weeks

New app coming to help those with type 2 diabetes

NHS England appoints a Newcastle-based tech company Changing Health to deliver diabetes support programme

Well approaches academic for BAME guidance

Well has approached English Pharmacy Board member Mahendra Patel for advice on helping BAME communities.

Pharmacy staff could be first in line for Covid vaccine

Frontline health and social care workers are at increased personal risk of exposure to infection, says the JCVI.

Pandemic delivery service could be scrapped in July

PSNC to discuss the future of the pandemic delivery service if the Government's shielding policy is rolled back.

Pharmacy teams get free access to Covid-19 mental health training

Pharmacy teams are among those who can access Public Health England’s new psychological first aid (PFA) training course.

RPS: Government must act on second BAME Covid report

EPB chair Claire Anderson urges the government to “urgently” act on a report on Covid-19`s impact on BAME communities.

DHSC announces initial drug concessions list for June

The Department of Health and Social Care has today announced the first wave of drug price concessions for the month.

98% of GPs sign up to new PCN contract

Almost all GP practices in England have signed up to the new primary care network (PCN) contract for next year, NHS England & Improvement has said.

NHS: Pharmacies ‘must ensure Test & Trace does not impact service’

Community pharmacy contractors need to take steps to ensure service provision in their area will not be impacted by the Government’s new Test and Trace scheme, NHS England & Improvement has said.

Scottish pharmacies to roll out video consultations

All Health Boards in Scotland are being asked to roll out the use of the NHS Near Me video consultation service to community pharmacy in the coming weeks.

Brexit drug stockpiles running out due to Covid-19

Medicines stockpiled by in preparation for a no deal Brexit are running out due to the pandemic, the pharmaceutical industry has warned.

Public should wear face coverings in pharmacies says RPS

Matt Hancock announced it will be compulsory for all hospital visitors and outpatients to wear face coverings “at all times”.

Legal action against Hancock over retired pharmacist's Covid-19 death

A dentist has brought proceedings against the health secretary and Public Health England after his father, a retired London community pharmacist, died of Covid-19.

Ethnic minorities at greater Covid risk says Government

The pandemic may be exacerbating inequalities along ethnic and occupational lines, Public Health England has found.

Smokers at greater risk of Covid-19 says Government

Tobacco smokers "generally have an increased risk of contracting respiratory infections such as COVID-19" says the Government.

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