Saturday, January 16, 2021

More than a third of over 80s vaccinated against Covid-19

More than a third of people in England aged 80 or over have received at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine as of...

Welsh pharmacies start Covid-19 jabs pilot

Pharmacies in Wales have started to administer Covid-19 vaccines with a pilot starting in  Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board on Friday (Jan 15). Fferyllfa Llŷn...

PDA urges employers to allow exam-facing prov-reg pharmacists some flexibility

The PDA has urged pharmacy employers to remain flexible and supportive towards provisionally registered pharmacists as they are scheduled to face exams in March...

Queen’s pharmacists chosen as site for Covid jabs

Her Majesty the Queen's pharmacists since 1958, John Bell & Croyden, have been chosen by NHS England as a Covid-19 vaccination site. The pharmacy – established in...

UK set to step up coronavirus vaccinations: FT

Britain is set to step up coronavirus vaccinations with 500,000 doses a day by next week, the Financial Times reported on Thursday (Jan 14),...

Pharmacy scheme to help domestic abuse victims

The government has joined hands with independent pharmacies and pharmacy chain Boots to launch a new scheme to help domestic abuse victims. With the launch...

PSNC asks pharmacy teams to take part in a ‘temperature check’ audit

The Pharmacy Services Negotiating Committee has asked community pharmacy teams to take part in a pharmacy advice audit for what it called a "temperature...

Delivering 24/7 virus jabs will a tremendous challenge for pharmacists: RPS

Community pharmacy teams across the country are facing tremendous work pressure, therefore a responsibility to provide a 24-hour, 7-day a week NHS vaccination service...

‘Proud moment’ for sector as six community pharmacies become first pharmacy sites to administer...

Six pharmacy sites – including four independent pharmacies in Telford, Macclesfield, Widnes and London and two multiples – have begun vaccinating people against Covid-19...

PDA once again reminds pharmacies to maintain zero-tolerance for violence

The Pharmacists Defence Association (PDA) has once again called on contractors to maintain zero tolerance for violence at their respective community pharmacy premises at...