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GP consultations for flu on rise in last seven days

Hospital and intensive care admission rates for flu has decreased over the last week but GP consultations increased.      

Boots and PHE team up to launch health questionnaire

Boots and Public Health England launch a questionnaire to help people understand how they can lead healthier lives.

Benzodiazepines prescribed more in deprived areas, study confirms

Researchers found prescribing rates were 45 per cent higher in the most deprived populations compared to the least.

DHSC orders 400,000 additional flu jabs for winter

The DHSC has ordered 400,000 extra doses of the adult flu vaccine for the 2019-20 flu season, it was announced yesterday.

PHE launches Stoptober 2019

It’s time to split up with smoking, according to PHE, as preparation for 2019 Stoptober campaign gets underway.

Government to consider ‘non-GP settings’ for MMR as measles threat grows

The Government will consider offering MMR vaccinations in “settings outside of a GP” to improve protection rates.

Boys to be offered HPV vaccine for first time

Boys aged 12 and 13 will be offered the free HPV vaccine from September for the first time.

PHE criticised for failing to mention pharmacy vaccine role

Public Health England has been criticised for supporting doctors and nurses “on the frontline” and not mentioning pharmacists.    

PHE GUIDANCE FOR PRIMARY CARE PROVIDERS ON MONKEYPOX FOLLOWING TWO CONFIRMED CASES IN ENGLAND

PHW has released guidance for primary care on monkeypox following two diagnosed cases in England.

Syphilis and gonorrhoeae on the rise

Although the total number of diagnosed sexually transmitted infections in 2017 remained much the same as in 2016, there were substantial increases in the number of cases of syphilis and gonorrhoea, according to figures released by Public Health England.

UTI guide added to PHE diagnostic collection

A quick reference guide for the diagnosis of urinary tract infections is being added to its collection of guides for the diagnosis of infectious diseases by Public Health England.

Off to a healthy start

Hina Prajapati, Numark’s pharmacy services facilitator, outlines what you need to get HLP Level 1 accreditiation.

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