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Reciprocal EU healthcare arrangements confirmed

EHIC/E111s remain valid but will be replaced by new Global Health Insurance Card on expiry.

Naturally acquired immunity to Covid lasts at least five months

Naturally acquired immunity provides at least 83 per cent protection against reinfection, SIREN study shows

Extremely vulnerable patients told to shield once more

The Government has written to people who are defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable, outlining updated guidance on shielding.

New guideline for long Covid care

The guidelines look at symptom management, when to refer and how to follow up patients in the longer term. 

APTUK welcomes technician role in vaccine protocol

Pharmacy technicians are included in the new national protocol introduced to support the expanded influenza and Covid-19 vaccination programmes. 

ASH releases film to help smokers quit

Pharmacy teams can direct those thinking about quitting smoking to a new film, commissioned by Southend Borough Council.

PDA urges zero tolerance approach to violence

The PDA warns it is “long overdue" pharmacy employers take a zeo-tolerance approach to violence in pharmacies.

Largest ever vaccination plan involves community pharmacy sites

The government has started the “largest vaccination programme in British history” in the fight against Covid.

Pharmacies can deliver Covid vaccines but where’s the clarity? 

Pharmacies can provide Covid vaccines but they are unclear when they will be called on or by whom, says Mohammed Hussain.

GPhC: No alternative to registration exam

“Not feasible” to introduce an alternative to the registration exam, the GPhC says as it comes under pressure to scrap the assessment. 

Plans for ‘wider involvement’ of pharmacies in vaccinations

Plans are underway to look at how more pharmacies can be involved in the Covid-19 vaccination programme, the PSNC has said.

Moderna Covid-19 vaccine third to get UK approval

The MHRA has approved the Moderna vaccine for Covid-19, the third vaccine against the virus to be approved for use in the UK.

Boots profits down 11.5 per cent ‘due to Covid’

The last financial quarter saw Boots UK hit with a 9.1 per cent drop in retail sales and an 11.5 per cent drop in adjusted gross profit.

Vulnerable communities will get vaccine says minister

Equalities minister Kemi Badenoch has said people at risk of missing out on a Covid vaccine will get one.

Allow remote exam sittings, RPS urges regulator

The RPS says it believes provisional registrants should be able to take the assessment remotely.

Provisional pharmacists won’t run vaccination sites

It would not be appropriate for provisionally registered pharmacists to head up pharmacy Covid-19 vaccination sites, the GPhC has said. 

Allevia 120mg tablets go directly from POM to GSL

Allevia 120mg tablets, which are used to relieve the symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis, have been switched from POM to GSL. 

Another tough year beckons but we’ll keep fighting

I feel frustrated that we in pharmacy are having to fight to be part of the Covid-19 vaccination programme, says Nick Kaye.

Pharmacy2U slashes its losses by £12 million

Pharmacy2U lost significantly less money in the year ending March 2020 than in the previous year, its latest annual report shows.

Pharmacies in Northern Ireland to provide flu jabs to over-50s

Pharmacies in Northern Ireland will provide flu jabs to people over 50 as part of an expanded programme.

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