Friday, January 22, 2021

Asymptomatic testing rolled out across England

As part of the wider efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19, asymptomatic testing offer is being rolled out across England from this week. The...

Pharmacist gives Covid-19 jab to his father

A leading pharmacist in Manchester has given the Covid-19 vaccine to his 79-year-old father as one of his first patients. Aneet Kapoor, chair of Greater...

Further 65 pharmacist-led Covid-19 vaccination sites go live, as ‘people trust pharmacists to protect...

Just a week after six pharmacies went live with Covid-19 vaccination programme, another 65 community pharmacy sites are now set to join the national...

Wales launches recovery app to help patients with long term effects of Covid-19

Welsh government has launched a Covid recovery app on Wednesday (Jan 20) as part of wider support for patients experiencing the longer term effects...

Covid-19 vaccination indemnity cover of pharmacies extended until June 30

Vaccines deployment minister Nadhim Zahawi has extended the indemnity provided to the community pharmacies until June 30, 2021. In a statement tabled in the parliament...

Pharmacists’ safety should be topmost priority while launching vaccination plans: PDA

The Pharmacists Defence Association (PDA) has said that concerned authorities and other stakeholders should ensure the safety and make workload considerations of pharmacy teams...

Vallance says hospitals look like war zones as UK closes in on 100K virus...

Some NHS hospitals look like war zones with doctors struggling to cope with an influx of patients infected with Covid-19, the government’s top scientific...

Scotland injects £5m to new NHS pharmacy delivery service

In a boost to Scottish community pharmacies, country's government and Community Pharmacy Scotland (CPS) have joined hands to launch NHS community pharmacy delivery service. The...

Over four million receive first dose of Covid-19 vaccine

More than four million people in the UK have received their first dose of Covid-19 vaccine as part of nation's biggest vaccination drive. The NHS...

It’s now over 70s’ turn to get Covid-19 jabs

People aged 70 and over, along with clinically extremely vulnerable patients, have started receiving invitations for vaccination against Covid-19 from Monday (Jan 18). The Department...