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Discount ‘not possible to sustain’: Boots hits back after EHC Black Friday criticism

It is “not usually possible to sustain significant discounts in the long term”, Boots has told C+D in response to calls for the multiple to keep the prices of its morning-after pill at Black Friday promotional levels.

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RPS: Make HIV drug PrEP available from community pharmacies

The government should widen access to pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) by making it available in community pharmacies “as soon as possible”, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) has said. 

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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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NHSE&I: Pharmacies should ‘up pace’ delivering COVID jabs to hit 100m goal by December 8

NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I) has encouraged community pharmacy teams to step up their vaccination efforts, to help the NHS hit a 100 million COVID-19 doses milestone in the anniversary week of the UK’s first COVID-19 vaccine injection.

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