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HDA: Pharmacy access to flu jab stock could be delayed in parts of England

Pharmacies in parts of England could experience delayed access to flu vaccine stocks, despite there being “sufficient” supplies of the jabs, Healthcare Distribution Association (HDA) chief executive Martin Sawer has told C+D. 

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Government restores compulsory use of face masks in England’s pharmacies

Face coverings will once again have to be worn in retail spaces – including pharmacies – and on public transport as part of new measures to contain the spread of the Omicron COVID-19 variant, the Department of Health and Social Care (DH) has announced.

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Boots ‘nearing the end’ of flu vaccine stock for over-65s as demand soars

Due to “extremely high demand”, Boots pharmacies are “nearing the end” of their flu vaccine stock for patients aged over 65, a spokesperson has told C+D.

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Are pharmacy teams still asking visitors to wear face masks?

Mask wearing in pharmacies wasn’t compulsory at the beginning of the pandemic, but guidance has changed multiple times during the past 20 months. What are pharmacies expecting of patients today?

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