Sunday, April 11, 2021

Boris Johnson uses own struggles with weight to urge UK to get fit

Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged Britain to lose “a little bit of weight” on Monday, using his own struggle with his weight before he...

Russia produces first batch of Covid-19 vaccine

Russia has produced the first batch of its new vaccine for Covid-19, the Interfax news agency quoted the health ministry as saying on Saturday (August...

Patel puts pharmacy on Oxford university platform as he joins national Covid-19 trial as...

Senior academic pharmacist Professor Mahendra Patel has advocated greater involvement of community pharmacies in recruiting volunteers from ‘underrepresented’ minority communities for a ground-breaking Covid-19...

PDA ‘pharmacist task force’ ready to fight Covid-19

An emergency task force - formed of willing locum pharmacists - is ready to provide help in the fight against Covid-19, the Pharmacists Defence...

VIEWS FROM THE FRONTLINE: My experience with COVID-19 in pharmacy before self-isolation

The last few weeks have by far been the most demanding and daunting in my five years’ career as a community pharmacist. Sadly, although community...

RPS in England welcomes to second part of PHE report on impact of Covid-19...

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) has welcomed the Public Health England report- 'Understanding the impact of Covid-19 on BAME groups'. The PHE review of disparities...

New Covid-19 app launched to boost contact tracing

The government plans to launch a new Covid-19 app across England and Wales later this month which will allow people to use QR codes...

Pharmacists’ expertise crucial in success of virus jabs but safety of staff and patients...

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society has reiterated that pharmacists have the expertise to play a crucial role in administering Covid-19 vaccinations. "We need assurances from the NHS...

More than 30m visted NHS 111 during pandemic

More than a 30 million users visited NHS 111 online during the coronavirus pandemic, according to NHS Digital figures. As more people used digital channels...

UK warned to expect months of COVID-19 measures

Life in locked-down Britain may not return to normal for six months or longer as it battles the coronavirus outbreak, a top health official...