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Two-thirds of pharmacies in Northern Ireland giving Covid jabs

Almost 350 community pharmacies are taking part in Northern Ireland’s Covid-19 vaccination programme, health minister Robin Swann announced.

Growth of pharmacy flu jabs ‘far surpasses’ general practice

Community pharmacies have vaccinated over one million more patients against influenza in the 2020-21 flu season than in the previous year.

Over 90% of pharmacists want yearly Covid jab service

Pharmacists want to lead on an annual service similar to flu jabs, but have concerns around capacity and policymakers' attitudes, new data shows.

Pharmacies urged to use non-HCP vaccinators in Covid campaign

Pharmacies should consider using staff who are not registered healthcare professionals to administer Covid vaccines, a training company has said. 

Lloyds pharmacists support hospital Covid vaccination drive

LloydsPharmacy employees in the Newcastle area are helping to vaccinate NHS workers against Covid-19. 

Can pharmacies require staff to get the jab? 

As stories surface of business owners stating staff must have the Covid-19 vaccine to work, a lawyer considers the practical and legal issues. 

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".

Vaccine ‘time bomb’ in Wales if pharmacies not utilised

Wales faces a “ticking time bomb” if work does not begin to commission community pharmacies to administer Covid vaccines says CPW chair. 

Asda first supermarket to launch pharmacy Covid jabs

Asda has today (January 28) become the first UK supermarket to launch Covid-19 vaccination in an in-store pharmacy.

Pharmacy flu jabs up almost 40% in Wales year on year

The number of flu jabs administered in a community pharmacy in Wales has risen by 37 per cent in the current flu season compared to last year.

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.

Community pharmacists vaccinating housebound patients

A team of 22 community pharmacists in South Tyneside have begun vaccinating housebound patients against coronavirus in a new local scheme. 

Running Covid vaccinations ‘hugely rewarding’ for pharmacist

A pharmacist running Covid-19 vaccinations in Brighton describes her involvement in the national immunisation programme as “hugely rewarding”.

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.

Vaccine roll-out should not be politicised

The JCVI's decisions should not be used as a political football, says Dr Anthony Cox of Birmingham University School of Pharmacy 

Covid vaccine indemnity extended to June 30

The Government has decided to extend state-backed clinical negligence indemnity for pharmacies providing Covid-19 jabs until June 30.

Covid vaccines rolled out to over-70s

From today, the NHS is inviting people aged 70 and over to have a coronavirus vaccine in areas where the first priority groups have had their jab. 

Wales: Pharmacy Covid vaccinations 'must be sped up'

Community pharmacies in Wales need to be involved at scale in providing the Covid-19 vaccine, the country's pharmacy negotiator has said.

Six pharmacies begin Covid-19 vaccinations

A Boots branch, a Superdrug store and four independents have kicked off the community pharmacy arm of the coronavirus vaccination campaign.

Moderna Covid-19 vaccine third to get UK approval

The MHRA has approved the Moderna vaccine for Covid-19, the third vaccine against the virus to be approved for use in the UK.

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