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'Low capacity' pharmacies can give Covid booster jabs

NHS England invites applications from "low capacity" pharmacies capable of vaccinating 100 patients per week in the upcoming booster drive.

Warning of myocarditis and pericarditis risk with Covid vaccines

Product information updated for Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna vaccines - insufficient evidence to justify new warning for AZ vaccine.

Covid-19 vaccine side effects

This pharmacy scenario gives pharmacy technicians an overview of Covid-19 vaccine side effects and why some people may need reassurance.

Pharmacies in NI deliver 35,000 vaccines in six weeks

Community pharmacies across Northern Ireland have administered more than 35,000 Covid vaccines in the six weeks since the roll-out began.

LloydsPharmacy launches two Covid vaccination sites

Pharmacists at branches in Carterton and Cramlington are delivering the AstraZeneca vaccine. 

MHRA speaks out on Oxford jab blood clot reports

MHRA says it is closely reviewing reports from Europe of precautionary suspension of the AstraZeneca vaccine.  

Vaccine side effects generally mild, MHRA confirms

Most reports relate to injection site reactions and generalised symptoms reflecting a normal immune response to the vaccine.

Vaccines 'highly effective' in reducing severe Covid-19 in older adults

First dose protection ranged between 57-61 per cent for Pfizer vaccine and between 60-73 per cent for the Oxford-AZ vaccine (ChAdOx1)

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.

Surgeon tackling vaccine hesitancy in BAME groups

A leading surgeon is focusing on tackling ‘vaccine hesitancy’ among black and minority ethnic (BAME) groups. 

Avicenna pharmacy joins Covid-19 jab drive

A Covid-19 vaccination centre run by Avicenna has opened at a pharmacy in Swindon.

Valneva vaccine starts commercial production in Scotland

UK has ordered 60 million doses of vaccine, which is still in PhaseI/II trials.

Pharmacists help deliver Covid vaccines in Liverpool and Cheshire

Pharmacists at a company providing pharmacist services to GP practices are delivering vaccines in the North West.

Numark MD: 'Red tape' preventing pharmacy vaccinations

Numark MD Jeremy Meader says he wants community pharmacies to have “fairer clinical recognition.” 

NHS urged to roll out Oxford vaccine through pharmacies

Community pharmacy representatives have called for the sector to be included in plans to administer the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine.

Covid treatment for people who can't have vaccine on horizon

People who can't have a vaccine because they are immunocompromised may get access to a Covid-19 treatment.

NHS in urgent talks with PSNC on Covid jabs

Pfizer/BioNTech says its vaccine candidate is more than 90 per cent effective in preventing Covid-19.

NPA backs temporary use of unlicensed Covid vaccines

The NPA supports plans for a temporary authorisation allowing health workers to provide tested but unlicensed Covid-19 vaccines.

Pharmacists allowed to give unlicensed Covid vaccines after law change

Pharmacists will be able to provide unlicensed Covid-19 vaccines to patients, the Government said as it set out new legal changes.

People with Covid and flu twice as likely to die, warns PHE

People infected with flu and Covid-19 are twice as likely to die than those with coronavirus.

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