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Vitamin D use grows eight per cent during pandemic

The use of vitamin D has risen by eight per cent in the last 12 months, making it the fastest-growing vitamin in the supplements market.

Pharmacy teams to benefit from extra £15m mental health funding

Pharmacists and support staff in England are set to benefit from extra £15 million in mental health funding.

Unlicensed US flu jab approved for temporary use in UK

An unlicensed flu vaccine used in the US for the past three winters has been granted temporary authorisation for the UK.

A winter like no other

Are you ready for the competing demands of flu, winter viruses and Covid? Take a look at how things are gearing up for the most challenging winter for years.

Government PPE portal now main provider for pharmacies

The portal – once intended as a top-up system only – is now to be the primary source of PPE for community pharmacies.

Let pharmacies re-use unopened medicines says BMA chair

Regulations should be relaxed to allow community pharmacists to re-use unopened medicine returns, says Dr Richard Vautrey.

New regulations will change contractors' terms of service

The PSNC has informed contractors that new NHS regulations laid before parliament will change their terms of service.

‘Incredible contribution’: Keith Ridge praises technicians

The CPhO congratulates pharmacy technicians for helping to support “excellent patient care" throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.

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.

Once-promising Covid drug has ‘little to no survival impact’

Remdesivir – hailed in May as a potential breakthrough – has little impact on survival rates for patients hospitalised with the virus, says WHO.

Covid-19 pandemic sees increase in pharmacy sales

The Covid pandemic has seen an 11 per cent increase in the sale of pharmacies compared with the same period last year.   

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.

NPA calls for policy change on pharmacy antibody testing

NPA urges Public Health England to allow community pharmacies to provide Covid-19 antibody testing.

Pharmacies ‘will get flu vaccines at same time as GPs’

Community pharmacies will receive additional supplies of flu vaccine from the start of November along with general practices, the PSNC has stressed.

PSNC: Don’t give colleague names to Test & Trace

Pharmacy staff who test positive for coronavirus should not give their colleagues’ names to NHS Test and Trace, the PSNC said.

Pharmacy Brexit forum airs supply chain worries

At a recent meeting of the PSNC's Brexit forum the focus was on medicines supply and the risk that doctors may issue extended prescriptions.

Elevated INR seen in patients on anticoagulants during pandemic

MHRA warns that acute illness may exaggerate effect of warfarin tablets and necessitate dose reduction.

60 in 100,000 now infected with Covid across England

Latest REACT report warns current levels of infection in north of England could replicate across the rest of the country in a few weeks' time.

Asda launches 'UK's first drive through flu jab service'

Supermarket chain Asda has launched a drive through flu jab service operated by pharmacists.

Pharmacy bodies urge Churchill to address test & trace concerns

Pharmacy bodies contact Jo Churchill about a glitch with test and trace that could force a pharmacy to close for two weeks.

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