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Coronavirus: COVID-19 outbreak


E.g., 22/10/2020
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Coronavirus: 2019-20 outbreak

The latest news and information about the 2019-20 coronavirus pandemic as it relates to community pharmacy.

Access C+D’s coronavirus hub to stay up to date with the most recent COVID-19 developments, and community pharmacy’s role in tackling the outbreak.

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Coronavirus: 2019-20 outbreak

The flu vaccination programme will open to people aged over 50
The government has expanded the flu jab programme to “ready the NHS” for winter pressures and a potential second peak of COVID-19 by extending...
24/07/2020 7 News
Without locums, the NHS test and trace service could wipe out whole teams in pharmacies that have to stay open, says Laura Buckley
24/07/2020 6 Views
The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has received more than 1,600 applications from pre-registration trainees to join its provisional register,...
23/07/2020 7 News
Pharmacies should stop "any current provision” of COVID-19 rapid response antibody tests
It is “not appropriate” for community pharmacies to sell or recommend COVID-19 rapid response antibody tests, following current public health advice...
22/07/2020 10 News
Lord Grade: £370m in advanced funding isn't enough to keep pharmacies open
It is “totally unrealistic” for the government to point to recent funding for pharmacies as though it has “solved the problem”, a Conservative peer...
22/07/2020 25 News
More pharmacists should be available to the public, not fewer, which is why the PDA doesn't support remote supervision, says Mark Koziol
22/07/2020 16 Views
Pharmacists will at this stage not be carrying out the service, Superdrug said
Superdrug has launched a nurse-led phlebotomy antibody test for COVID-19 that patients can access at its health clinics.
21/07/2020 9 News
Working as a PCN pharmacist during the COVID-19 pandemic required my primary care network (PCN) to implement remote care for patients, says Danny...
21/07/2020 16 Views
One year after a patient died from a citalopram overdose the pharmacy team had to dig out medical records to send to the coroner, says Xrayser
20/07/2020 5 Views
Forthcoming legislation may offer a welcome defence of due diligence for pharmacists who mistakenly sell COVID-19 tests with fake quality assurance...
17/07/2020 2 Views