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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

Their accessibility means pharmacies are the best place for antibody testing, Ms Hannbeck argues
COVID-19 antibody testing should be a funded service in community pharmacies, carried out by “trusted and accessible” pharmacy teams, AIMp chief...
14/05/2020 28 News
DH, PHE, and NHSE&I: "Concerns about COVID-19 may increase demand for flu vaccination"
Community pharmacies have been asked to ensure they have enough stock of the recommended adult flu vaccines for the 2020/21 season, as demand is...
14/05/2020 22 News
Dr Toni Hazell reveals what advice community pharmacists can give vulnerable patients who are not on the shielded list, such as those aged over 70
14/05/2020 0 CPD
Pharmacies in Wales, Northern Ireland and England are covered by the indemnity agreed in the Coronavirus Act 2020
A state-backed indemnity scheme covering NHS activities carried out as part of the response to the pandemic does not extend to pharmacies in Scotland.
13/05/2020 2 News
In the letter, Ms Kaur Gill said pharmacy teams are “an essential part of the NHS family”
A Birmingham MP has written a letter to community pharmacies in her constituency thanking them for their “exemplary work” during the COVID-19...
13/05/2020 1 News
Pharmacy summer placements have been cancelled following the COVID-19 outbreak, but there are some silver linings to the downtime, student Chau...
13/05/2020 13 Views
The government is encouraging people to make their own face masks
The government has advised members of the public to wear a face covering in “enclosed public spaces”, including pharmacies.
12/05/2020 14 News
Is now the best time to be easing lockdown measures, ponders NPA chair Andrew Lane
12/05/2020 8 Views
Solicitors acting on behalf of healthcare professionals argue the government may be legally failing in its duty to protect health workers, says David...
12/05/2020 0 Views
DH: Prescribing powers could be extended for pharmacists in NI but there are "no plans [to do so] at this stage"
Community pharmacists in Northern Ireland could be given prescribing powers under the Coronavirus Act 2020, it has been announced.
11/05/2020 0 News