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Coronavirus: COVID-19 outbreak


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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 UK’s lockdown measures were blamed for the financial impact on the business
Boots' parent company has put a $1.6 billion (£1.3bn) operating loss primarily down to “deteriorated business conditions” in the UK market,...
10/07/2020 5 News
77% of respondents said face-to-face contact with a pharmacist is important
Nearly nine in 10 people believe community pharmacies are playing a crucial role during the COVID-19 pandemic, a National Pharmacy Association (NPA)...
10/07/2020 10 News
The PDA has called on pharmacy employers to report cases of COVID-19 transmission in the workplace, after it was revealed that zero such cases have...
08/07/2020 1 News
Pharmacies must have compassionate risk assessments to ensure that employees feel safe to identify risk, says Kemi Gibson
08/07/2020 4 Views
Pharmacists will be able to offer video consultations for common ailments and emergency contraception
Video consultations are being piloted in Welsh community pharmacies this month to help the sector support patients following an “increase in demand...
08/07/2020 0 News
English pharmacies who bought faulty Cardinal Type IIR face masks from wholesalers will receive free replacements from them, the DH has told C+D.
07/07/2020 0 News
The PSNC is proposing “moving to a verbal consent model” for patient agreement to the flu jab
PSNC is proposing “increased flexibility” for this year’s flu service, including administering vaccines outside consultation rooms and removing the...
06/07/2020 2 News
As lockdown continues to ease, Xrayser looks back at the trials and tribulations pharmacy teams have faced during COVID-19 in a virtual pub quiz
06/07/2020 4 Views
Members of the public will have to wear a face covering in pharmacies in Scotland from July 10
As of this week, wearing a face covering will be mandatory for customers in shops in Scotland – including community pharmacies – the Scottish...
06/07/2020 6 News
GSK expects that demand will “continue to outpace manufacturing capacity” this flu season
COVID-19 has seen demand for flu vaccines rise ahead of the 2020/21 season, with one manufacturer warning it expects demand to keep outpacing how...
03/07/2020 11 News