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Public health

Comirnaty Covid vaccine available to buy in pharmacies from next month

Pfizer has started talking to Boots about stocking the Comirnaty Omicron XBB.1.5 Covid vaccine.

12 Feb 2024 , 1 Min Article

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Coronavirus

Pharmacies to supply Covid-19 antivirals for ‘nominal’ reimbursement under rule changes

Concerns raised as Department moves to 'business as usual' approach to Covid antivirals

04 May 2023 , 1 Min Article

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Public health

Covid vaccine Nuvaxovid passed for use in 12 to 17-year-olds

The MHRA has today announced it has approved Novavax’s Covid vaccine for 12 to 17-year-olds

26 Aug 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Vaccinations

Government announces U-turn on over-50s free flu jabs

Barclay announces 50 to 64-year-olds will get free flu vaccines this winter.

18 Jul 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Coronavirus

Ethnicity and deprivation factors in Covid jab uptake

Black pregnant women are least likely to be vaccinated against Covid, according to new figures. 

17 May 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Employment

Well’s decision to drop Covid isolation rules attracts political scrutiny

Scottish Government expects pharmacies to follow national guidance on self-isolation, says Yousaf.

13 May 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Employment

Well Pharmacy tells staff they can come to work with Covid

Exclusive: Well staff told that isolating after a positive Covid test is now a personal choice.

26 Apr 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Business environment

Six Lincolnshire Co-op branches alter opening hours and close on Saturdays

Covid infections have forced staff to self-isolate.

22 Feb 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Legal

Pharmacies report 'antivax law firm' to the police after 'threatening letter'

Letter makes false claims about police investigation into Covid vaccine roll out.

11 Feb 2022 , 1 Min Article