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Community pharmacists prescribe Covid vaccine in Kent

Community pharmacists in Kent have been prescribing the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine to health workers in the area at the request of their local CCG.

PSNC: Let’s put a stop to GP flu jab competition

Simon Dukes says he is hopeful the Covid-19 pandemic will help put an end to competition between pharmacies and GP surgeries over flu jabs.

Pharmacy teams ‘must receive Covid jab as a priority’

Community pharmacy teams must receive the Covid-19 vaccination at the same time as other health professionals, the RPS has said.

‘Selected’ pharmacies to offer on-site Covid jabs, NHS confirms

NHS England & improvement has confirmed that “selected” community pharmacies will be invited to take part in England’s Covid-19 vaccination programme.

Pharmacies in Scotland who take part in the Covid-19 vaccination programme will receive 12.58 for every dose of vaccine they administer.

Practice pharmacists to be freed up for Covid jabs

Pharmacists working in general practice are likely to find themselves deployed as part of the workforce that will vaccinate the population against the coronavirus.

NHSE: Some pharmacies will ‘lead Covid vaccination sites’

NHS England & Improvement has said it will “very soon” release details of how some community pharmacies could “lead vaccination sites”.

Pharmacies could administer Covid jabs before Christmas

Pharmacies in England could potentially be administering a Covid-19 vaccine before the end of 2020, an NHS chief’s comments suggest.

Wholesaler talks still holding up flu jab orders

Pharmacies received guidance on Friday explaining how to order flu jabs - but are still unable to place orders. 

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.

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.

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

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

Don’t boast about flu jab numbers, PDA warns pharmacists

The Pharmacists’ Defence Association has said some pharmacists are “making irresponsible remarks” on social media regarding the flu service. 

RPS members open to Covid vaccine role for techs

RPS members say they support the Government using “healthcare professionals who would not normally vaccinate”.

Flu jab demand up threefold on 2019 levels

Community pharmacies vaccinated more than 650,000 NHS patients in the first three weeks of this year’s flu jab service.

FIP: ‘Clear advantage’ to vaccination training in undergrad

There is a “clear advantage” to offering future pharmacists vaccination training as part of their degree, says the FIP.

Jo Churchill gets flu jab in London pharmacy

Pharmacy minister Jo Churchill received her flu jab earlier today at a branch of Greenlight Pharmacy.

GP flu jab banners send wrong message says MP

Exclusive: GPs seeking to dissuade patients from having their flu jab in a community pharmacy are not being constructive, says Nigel Mills MP. 

Flu jabs can now be given 'anywhere in the pharmacy'

Community pharmacists will be able to provide flu vaccinations “in any appropriate space within the pharmacy” this flu season, says NHS England. 

Some Scottish pharmacies may not be included in flu drive

Some health boards in Scotland may decide not to involve community pharmacies in the provision of NHS flu vaccinations.

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