Friday, January 22, 2021

NPA member asks for rent respite, landlord offers three-month holiday

The National Pharmacy Association (NPA) says community pharmacy contractors could consider requesting their landlords for a temporary rent-free period to help ease the financial...

UK says Covid-19 vaccine supply ‘not as good as hoped’

Britain’s vaccine rollout is limited by a “lumpy” manufacturing process affecting supplies of both Pfizer and AstraZeneca, but is on track to hit its...

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...