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MMR vaccine service being piloted from 28 pharmacies in the North West

Pharmacies in two ICB regions offering MMR catch-up jabs, with a third ICB joining soon.

27 Mar 2024 , 2 Min Article

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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Pharmacies should be given integral vaccines role, says think tank

Policy Exchange says pharmacies should be commissioned nationally to deliver adult vaccines

05 Dec 2022 , 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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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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Pharmacy Covid vaccine sites could be closed down, says NHES&I

Sites may be paused or closed down if commissioners decide they don't represent value for money.

04 May 2022 , 1 Min Article

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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

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London pharmacies delivered five million Covid jabs last year

Cullimore Chemist in Barnet was the first pharmacy in London to deliver a Covid vaccine.

20 Jan 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Covid jab fees boosted between Christmas and New Year

Hike in fee to £20 is to support PCN and community pharmacy sites to set up additional clinics.

20 Dec 2021 , 1 Min Article

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CMOs back suspension of 15 mins wait after mRNA Covid jabs

The 15-minute wait causes more harm than it can avert, say CMOs in landmark proposal.

14 Dec 2021 , 1 Min Article