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Government delay in agreeing Covid costs a disgrace says Meader

Numark's Jeremy Meader has criticised the government over the time taken to reach agreement on reimbursement of pharmacies' Covid costs

LloydsPharmacy provides lateral flow tests in Scotland and Wales

LloydsPharmacy said the tests can be taken at home and are being provided in 191 stores in Scotland and 81 in Wales.

Pandemic delivery service extended until September 30

The pandemic delivery service in England has been extended until September 30 for people who have been told to self-isolate

Positive response to Covid costs deal but long-term concerns persist

Pharmacy bodies have reacted largely positively to the improved terms offered for the reimbursement of Covid costs for pharmacies in England 

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 refuses to update pharmacy on Covid costs

Matt Hancock said he is working on pharmacies' reimbursement of Covid costs but did not give any more details.

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.

Lloyds losses exceed £175m

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. 

Confronting Covid and cancer and changing lives

Independent Pharmacy Awards winner Jackie Lewis talks about Lewis Pharmacy’s support for cancer patients in the community.

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. 

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. 

Pharmacy and GP vaccination sites get extra £20m

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

P2U partners with Royal Mail on same-day deliveries

Pharmacy2U has announced it is partnering with Royal Mail to provide same-day deliveries for "some" products. 

Pharmacy LFD test service launched in Scotland

Contractors will receive a participation fee of £450 to cover initial set-up costs and a distribution fee of £2 per kit.

Over half of UK adults have now had second Covid vaccination

Vaccination programme remains on track to offer a first dose to all adults by the end of July.

Record numbers of doctors and nurses in NHS

Record numbers of doctors and nurses are working in the NHS, provisional figures indicate. 

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