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CPD module: Covid vaccinations

We take a look at the principles behind the Covid vaccines.

MHRA analysis confirms Covid vaccine safety

The MHRA has said an analysis on approved Covid vaccines shows they are safe despite mild side-effects.

NPA Essential: February 2021

This month's news from the National Pharmacy Association.

PHE pulls guidance advising against Covid testing in pharmacies

NPA seeking clarification on how new guidance will apply to pharmacies.

PDA: Use every pharmacy for second Oxford jab doses

The PDA says all community pharmacies should deliver second doses of AstraZeneca's vaccine.

DH activates shortage protocol for thyroid drug

The Government has issued a serious shortage protocol for levothyroxine 12.5mcg tablets in response to “significant ongoing disruption” to supply.

Vaccine ‘time bomb’ in Wales if pharmacies not utilised

Wales faces a “ticking time bomb” if work does not begin to commission community pharmacies to administer Covid vaccines says CPW chair. 

PSNC 'forced' to go public on 'irritating' DH negotiations

Negotiator forced to air grievances in public due to the unwillingness of policy makers to engage on key issues, says Simon Dukes.

Brexit will be biggest disruption I've ever had in pharmacy

The supply of medicines to Northern Ireland will change dramatically and could result in less availability, says Terry Maguire. 

DHSC announces 'full consultation' on hub & spoke

There will be a consultation on hub and spoke working for all community pharmacies in England, pharmacy minister Jo Churchill has said.

People in contact with secondary mental health on rise

Over 2.8 million people were recorded as being “in contact” with secondary mental health services in 2019-20.

LloydsPharmacy stores across UK join domestic abuse support scheme

LloydPharmacy stores in the UK will today join a scheme allowing victims of domestic abuse to access support.

PDA sets up portal for locums to register for Covid-19 vaccination

There are concerns that locums may not appear on employers' lists for priority vaccination as health workers.

Well pilots digital consultation service with GP practices

Well Pharmacy is launching a new pilot service whereby its pharmacists provide digital consultations for minor ailments on behalf of GP practices.  

Shingles and skin infections next for PGDs under Pharmacy First Scotland

These conditions to be introduced from 1 March dependent on the approval of PGDs.

Pharmacy software gets £900k in public funding

A pharmacy software company has received a £900,000 Government-backed grant for its operating system.

BayerLearning

Develop your knowledge to deliver better healthcare with a range of e-modules and video learning designed to support you at the counter

BayerLearning

Develop your knowledge to deliver better healthcare with a range of e-modules and video learning designed to support you at the counter

Funding too low, NPA board member tells Sunak

Rishi Sunak was told by NPA Board member Raj Patel that pharmacy funding must improve.

Role for community pharmacy in gene testing says Boots

Pharmacists could help test patients to see whether they are genetically predisposed to adverse effects from certain drugs, Boots has said.

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