Saturday, July 11, 2020

Contractors must report if staff catch virus: PDA

Concerns have been raised over the functioning of community pharmacies during the current pandemic as contractors haven’t reported any cases of Covid-19 among their...

Jobs on the line as LloydsPharmacy announces plans to rejig business due to reduction...

The parent company of LloydsPharmacy has confirmed that it is making “some changes” to “have a sustainable business,” triggering speculations that a number of...

Pharmacies advised to plan for ‘different scenarios’ as they prepare to deliver annual flu...

Anticipating an increased demand for annual flu vaccinations due to Covid-19, the Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee (PSNC) has advised pharmacy contractors to plan for...

Face coverings mandatory in Scottish pharmacies

The Scottish government has asked the public to wear face masks in retail settings including community pharmacies. Speaking in a Covid-19 press briefing on last...

UK Covid-19 death toll passes 55,000 including suspected cases: Reuters tally

The United Kingdom’s suspected COVID-19 death toll has hit 55,398, according to a Reuters tally of official data sources that underline the country’s status...

Paydens staff raise £100,000 for charity

Pharmacy staff at Paydens Group have raised a total of £100,275 for Parkinson’s UK charity. The independent family-owned pharmacy chain has been working with the...

UK nears £500m Sanofi and GSK Covid-19 vaccine deal: Report

Britain is close to a £500 million supply deal with Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline for 60 million doses of a potential Covid-19 vaccine, the Sunday Times...

Hancock hails responsible behaviour

People in England appear to have broadly behaved themselves as pubs reopened this weekend, Health Secretary Matt Hancock said on Sunday (July 5) after...

Current dominant strain of Covid-19 more infectious than original: Study

The genetic variation of the novel coronavirus that dominates the world today infects human cells more readily than the original that emerged in China,...

Superdrug ties up with psychologists to provide mental health service to customers

Superdrug has partnered with My Online Therapy to raise awareness and accessibility of mental health services to support people across the UK during current...