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NHS widens pharmacy jab programme with lower weekly target

Pharmacies able to deliver 400 Covid-19 vaccines per week have been invited to apply to take part in England’s vaccination programme.

PDA: Vaccine delivery could prevent future cuts

PDA chair Mark Koziol says community pharmacy's delivery of Covid vaccines may change the government's perception of the sector.

Opinion: Hub and spoke is back on the agenda

There is to be another consultation on hub and spoke dispensing... probably because the first one didn’t give the Government the answer it wanted, says PM’s deputy editor Arthur Walsh 

Hancock’s NHS shake up ‘ must help pharmacy to do more’

New reforms announced today for health and social care in England should take community pharmacies into account, the sector has said. 

NPA members considering strike action over funding

NPA chairman Andrew Lane said members are considering striking over Treasury's reluctance to write off £370 million in advanced funding.

Treasury stance on Covid costs 'not in line with ministers' promises'

Treasury's refusal to offer contractors more cash is 'not in line with ministers' promises' says PSNC chief Simon Dukes. 

1k jabs per week rule to stay ‘until supply improves’

The Government won’t relax rules preventing smaller pharmacies from taking part in the Covid-19 vaccination programme until “supply allows".

Ridge signs letter urging staff to get Covid vaccine

Keith Ridge is among the signatories to a letter urging health and social care staff to get a Covid vaccine.

 

Community pharmacists leading mosque vaccinations in Birmingham

A pharmacy group in the West Midlands is running two pharmacist-led Covid-19 vaccination sites, including one in a Birmingham mosque.

Another 65 pharmacies begin Covid vaccinations

Sixty-five community pharmacy-led vaccination sites have this week become part of the coronavirus vaccination programme in England.

NHS publishes details on discharge medicines service

Pharmacies have been told they must read up on the NHS Discharge Medicines Service, which will become an essential service within weeks. 

Government under fire over pharmacy vaccine ‘snub’

Government under intense criticism for failing to deploy England’s community pharmacy network to help deliver Covid vaccinations on a wide scale.

Designated pharmacies to start Covid jabs on January 11

Community pharmacy-led Covid-19 vaccination sites will begin operations on Monday January 11, NHS England & Improvement has confirmed.

Pharmacy Covid funding petition passes 40,000 signatures

A petition urging the government to cover costs incurred by pharmacies during Covid-19 is gathering pace.

PSNC seeks urgent clarity on Christmas opening

The PSNC is seeking urgent clarity from NHS England & Improvement on the opening requirements for pharmacies over the Christmas period.

Ridge: Only use dexamethasone for oxygen patients

Dexamethasone should be used to treat patients with critical or severe Covid-19 but not patients with ‘non-severe’ illness, Keith Ridge says. 

Practice pharmacists to be freed up for Covid jabs

Pharmacists working in general practice are likely to find themselves deployed as part of the workforce that will vaccinate the population against the coronavirus.

NHSE: Some pharmacies will ‘lead Covid vaccination sites’

NHS England & Improvement has said it will “very soon” release details of how some community pharmacies could “lead vaccination sites”.

All pharmacy staff to be tested twice a week for Covid-19

Pharmacy teams are included in NHSE&I’s new plans to send health workers home testing kits for coronavirus twice a week, PNN has learned. 

GPs can make CPCS referrals from Sunday

From Sunday November 1, GPs will be able to refer patients with minor illnesses to community pharmacies via the NHS consultation service. 

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