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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.

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Coronavirus: 2019-20 outbreak

From July 24 it will be mandatory for patients to wear face masks in pharmacies
Lloyds and Well are advising teams not to insist patients wear face coverings and that enforcing this is up to the police, ahead of the rule taking...
17/07/2020 30 News
Just 27% of risk assessments took ethnicity, age and long-term health conditions into account
Just over at third (36%) of pharmacy employers have carried out a risk assessment of their team for COVID-19, a recent Pharmacists’ Defence...
17/07/2020 0 News
The Government is developing a policy to expand the number of healthcare professionals who can give vaccines as part of its COVID-19 response.
17/07/2020 13 News
An email apparently sent from Rowlands to try to get locums to provide their own PPE was an act of bad faith, says an anonymous locum
16/07/2020 4 Views
Mr Rudkin outlined the regulatory argument for COVID-19 risk assessments
Pharmacy contractors should treat locums as their own employees when it comes to risk assessments, General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) chief...
16/07/2020 9 News
There will not be mass pharmacy closures under the current government, pharmacy minister Jo Churchill pledged in a parliamentary debate on Monday (...
15/07/2020 11 News
AIMp warned pharmacy teams to take extra caution when wearing PPE
Some pharmacy teams have reported an increase in patient safety incidents as a result of staff wearing PPE making communication harder, AIMp CEO...
15/07/2020 3 News
Staff will be able to deny entry to people refusing to wear a face covering, if they are not exempt
Wearing a face covering in shops in England, including pharmacies, will become mandatory for the public from July 24, the government has announced.
14/07/2020 23 News
Community pharmacy contractors in England can claim £1,630 if they meet all requirements for a new Pharmacy Quality Scheme (PQS), focusing on the...
14/07/2020 2 News
One conspiracy theory with biblical roots involving the wishes of NHS England for community pharmacy has captured the attention of Xrayser
14/07/2020 15 Views