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Immunosuppressed to be offered a third Covid jab

The announcement follows new advice from the JCVI.

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.

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. 

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.

Growth of pharmacy flu jabs "far surpasses" general practice

Community pharmacies have vaccinated over one million more patients against influenza in the 2020-21 flu season than in the previous year.

50 to 64-year-olds added to 2021/22 flu programme

Contractors asked to await updated flu reimbursement letter before amending vaccine orders.

We don’t deserve the uncertainty!

I'm worried about investing in my business because of the threat of the £370 million in advanced payments. 

NHS widens pharmacy jab programme with lower weekly target

Pharmacies able to deliver 400 Covid-19 vaccines per week have been invited to apply to take part in England’s vaccination programme.

Practice pharmacists to be freed up for Covid jabs

Pharmacists working in general practice are likely to find themselves deployed as part of the workforce that will vaccinate the population against the coronavirus.

Parents told to keep child vaccine appointments during second lockdown

Parents have been urged to ensure children receive routine vaccinations during the latest lockdown.

Pharmacists allowed to give unlicensed Covid vaccines after law change

Pharmacists will be able to provide unlicensed Covid-19 vaccines to patients, the Government said as it set out new legal changes.

High demand for pharmacy-run flu jab centre in Preston

A community pharmacy run, offsite flu vaccination centre has proved popular with patients after kicking off its 14-day run in Preston last Monday.

Flu jabs can now be given 'anywhere in the pharmacy'

Community pharmacists will be able to provide flu vaccinations “in any appropriate space within the pharmacy” this flu season, says NHS England. 

Government signs deal for Covid vaccine produced in Scotland

The UK Government has agreed a deal with a biotech company for 60 million doses of its potential Covid-19 vaccine.

Community pharmacy vaccinations on the rise worldwide

Community pharmacy-based vaccinations are rapidly increasing worldwide, with almost twice as many people able to be immunised in a pharmacy compared to four years ago.

Gear up pharmacists for vaccinations, says think tank

News of progress with Covid vaccine is no time for complacency, according to the International Longevity Centre.

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