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Pharmacy gets green light to vaccinate care staff

Contractors can begin providing flu vaccinations to social care workers following the publication of an amended service specification and PGD

Boots UK comments on trade body decision

Boots UK employees may be affected by a decision made by the Central Arbitration Committee

Quality Payments declaration portal open

The Quality Payments online declaration portal is open on the NHS Business Services Authority (NHS BSA) website

Jabathon campaign to target health and care workers

Jabathon (6-10 November), part of the annual Flu Fighter campaign organised by NHS Employers, will focus on health and care workers this year

PSNC in talks around flu jabs for care home staff

PSNC has said it is in talks with NHS England around amending the community pharmacy flu vaccination service to include care home workers

Health body drive to reach more with flu jab

Public health bodies have teamed up to launch a raft of measures aimed at boosting flu jab uptake – including addressing uptake issues among healthcare staff

Sanofi teams up with Paula Radcliffe to boost flu jab uptake

Sanofi Pasteur has teamed up with athlete Paula Radcliffe to encourage people to consider getting vaccinated against flu this winter

A ‘One Health’ approach to AMR

A blended approach that recognises interdependencies between humans, animals and ecosystems is needed to fight antimicrobial resistance, FIP has said

Support SMEs to improve work health, says PHE

Small employers stand to benefit from support in improving workforce health, Public Health England said as it launched a new advice initiative

Flu service 2017/18 launches

Pharmacies who meet the requirements for service provision can now offer flu jabs to those in eligible groups, subject to vaccination delivery arrangements

Superdrug to offer chickenpox jab

The chickenpox vaccination, which the NHS only offers in certain circumstances, is to be available on the high street for the first time

LloydsPharmacy offers businesses on-site flu vaccinations

LloydsPharmacy is to offer businesses on-site flu vaccination clinics to help employers protect their workforce over the 2017/18 flu season

Cuts hit LloydsPharmacy parent company

Celesio, owner of LloydsPharmacy and AAH Pharmaceuticals, has said its revenue is being hit by factors including community pharmacy funding cuts in the UK

Pharmacy flu jabs up 60 per cent, data shows

950,000 NHS flu jabs were provided in community pharmacies in 2016/17, newly published data reveals – an increase of just under 60 per cent

Let's start at the beginning

The first few years of a baby’s life can be stressful for parents working out what’s normal and what needs further investigation, but pharmacies can help.

Expecting to stop

We examine the debate about CO testing for smokers in pregnancy.

Get pricing right in pharmacy retail

Why is it that most customers in pharmacy leave without an additional purchase? 

New BLF resources for the pharmacy team

The BLF has produced two new resources aimed at helping pharmacy teams best support their patients with respiratory problems.

NICE endorses new Falls Risk Assessment Toolkit

The free to download toolkit helps healthcare professionals identify patients who may be at risk of falls and potential hospitalisation

Technicians in community keen to expand role

Community pharmacy technicians are keen to expand their role but are dissatisfied due to a lack of opportunities
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RPS urges caution on changes to antibiotics advice

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Pharmacy research bursaries awarded

The recipients of the 2017 Health Education Foundation awards have been announced, including a project looking at pharm...