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Keep up-to-date with the current guidance on Covid-19 and Long Covid.


Pharmacies to be paid £4 per transaction in coming lateral flow kit service

Limited version of Pharmacy Collect to launch for at-risk patients from November 6

18 Oct 2023 , 1 Min Article

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Pharmacies to supply Covid-19 antivirals for ‘nominal’ reimbursement under rule changes

Concerns raised as Department moves to 'business as usual' approach to Covid antivirals

04 May 2023 , 1 Min Article

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27% rise in pharmacies offering autumn Covid boosters

NHSE reveals 1,845 pharmacy-led sites are taking part in the autumn booster campaign

07 Sep 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Keep wearing masks in pharmacies, patients urged as Plan B dropped

The UKHSA guidance on masks in healthcare settings will continue to apply.

21 Jan 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Nearly 5,000 pharmacies applied for Covid booster programme last year

NHSE&I said 1,454 pharmacies are currently scheduled to, or have started, phase three boosters.

17 Jan 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Omicron wave: 9 in 10 pharmacies struggling with staff absences

Exclusive: 87% of pharmacies have suffered staff absences in recent weeks, a survey indicates.

11 Jan 2022 , 2 Min Article

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Boris Johnson visits Covid vaccination centre in his constituency

The prime minister visited a Boots vaccination centre in Uxbridge yesterday.

11 Jan 2022 , 1 Min Article

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'Unfair' to make pharmacies 'ration' lateral flow tests say bodies

NPA and CCA call for calm from public as lateral flow test shortages continue to bite.

07 Jan 2022 , 1 Min Article

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LFD deliveries to pharmacies to rise by a third under new plans

UKHSA brings in a second partner to deliver an extra 3.5 million tests each week.

06 Jan 2022 , 2 Min Article

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Lateral flow demand not going away warns NPA

High demand means Government must be 'candid' about prioritising supplies, says NPA.

04 Jan 2022 , 2 Min Article