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‘Over 450 community pharmacies closed last year leaving number of active contractors lowest in six years’

Closure of more than 450 community pharmacies during 2020-21 has dragged the total number of active contractors in England to the lowest level since...

Covid-19, flu jabs need not be mandatory for health and care staff, says RPS

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) reaffirmed its view that Covid-19 and flu vaccinations for health and care staff should not be made mandatory. In its...

NHS delivers over 3 million Covid booster jabs in just one month

Community pharmacies across England have played a big part as more than three million vulnerable people in the UK received the Covid-19 booster jabs...

Rutherford Diagnostic Centre opens in Taunton

A state-of-the-art diagnostics centre giving increased access to tests and serving patients from across Somerset and surrounding areas has officially opened. The Rutherford Diagnostic Centre...

‘Victory for common sense’: sector hails NHS decision to provide free flu jabs to pharmacy teams

Community pharmacy teams are all set to receive free flu jabs in the 2021/22 season after the NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I) announced...

PB Conference: ‘Time is now for community pharmacy to integrate model of NHS representation’

Now is the best time for community pharmacy to integrate its model of NHS representation and support to ensure better outcomes for contractors, said...