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Nearly 90 per cent of adults would have tested positive for Covid-19 antibodies in June, says ONS

ONS estimates vast majority would have had antibodies in mid-June.

DH sets ambitious targets for winter flu programme

The Department of Health and Social Care announces that it aims to vaccinate 85 per cent of people aged 65 and over against influenza.

Boots opens flu jab bookings as demand soars

Boots says it has opened bookings for its winter flu jab service amid reports of soaring demand. 

'Low capacity' pharmacies can give Covid booster jabs

NHS England invites applications from "low capacity" pharmacies capable of vaccinating 100 patients per week in the upcoming booster drive.

Masks will still be compulsory in pharmacies says NHSE

The requirement for members of the public to wear a face covering in healthcare settings such as pharmacies will remain in place after Monday.

Pressure builds on PM to maintain masks rule

Health bodies including the RPS and BMA have told Boris Johnson to maintain compulsory mask use in healthcare settings after July 19.

PSNC: Use 'best judgement' in claiming Covid costs

PSNC chief Simon Dukes has urged contractors to "use their best judgement" when putting together their Covid costs evidence.   

'Financial gain from Covid jabs service outweighs costs'

Independent pharmacies stand to reap financial benefits by participating in the Covid-19 vaccination programme, a London pharmacist has said. 

Boots MD apologises for saying primary care 'disappeared' during Covid

Boots UK managing director Seb James has apologised for saying that primary care "more or less disappeared" during the Covid-19 pandemic.  

Boots UK making 'significant rebound' says WBA

Boots UK has begun to make a "significant rebound" as the easing of pandemic restrictions improves sales figures, its parent company has said. 

Warning of myocarditis and pericarditis risk with Covid vaccines

Product information updated for Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna vaccines - insufficient evidence to justify new warning for AZ vaccine.

Alliance & Alloga deliver 24m vaccine doses

Medicines wholesaler Alliance Healthcare’s logistics subsidiary Alloga UK has delivered 24.6 million doses of coronavirus vaccine since December 2020, it has been announced.

Hancock: Vaccinations to shift from GPs to pharmacy

Health secretary Matt Hancock has said he wishes to see a “big shift” in how vaccinations are carried out in England this winter.

LloydsPharmacy's losses increased by just under 10 per cent in the year to March 2020, its latest accounts reveal.

Pharmacy workload rises by 50% in Northern Ireland

Work pressures in Northern Ireland’s community pharmacies have risen by half over the past decade, a new KPMG report indicates. 

Govt moots compulsory jabs for health workers

Government exploring whether to make Covid jab compulsory for NHS workers – but unclear whether pharmacy teams being considered. 

Covid jabs prevent hospitalisation from Delta strain

Both AZ and Pfizer vaccines over 90 per cent effective against hospitalisation from Delta variant, new PHE analysis reveals for the first time. 

Record number of Covid jabs booked in one day

A record number of Covid vaccines were booked in one day through the NHS website earlier this week. 

Funding will allow sites to draw down additional staff as effort focusses on bringing forward second jabs.

Eight more Well branches deliver Covid vaccines

Well Pharmacy has begun rolling out Covid vaccinations from another eight branches, taking the total number to 20. 

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