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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

NHSE&I and DH reluctant to fund sector sustainably, PSNC chief Simon Dukes claimed
More than 200 pharmacies in England closed last year, which PSNC chief Simon Dukes has branded "nonsensical in the midst of a pandemic”.
19/01/2021 12 News
Each delivery fee will be calculated to consider the distance travelled
Community pharmacies in Scotland that decide to participate in a time-limited prescription delivery service will receive a one-off payment of £1,460...
19/01/2021 0 News
More than 200 pharmacies are expected to start vaccinating by the end of January, but questions remain as to why less than 2% of the sector has been...
18/01/2021 5 News
Fferyllfa H L Taylor Pharmacy in Llanbedrog, north-west Wales, is the first to have started administering COVID-19 vaccinations in the country, as...
15/01/2021 0 News
The pharmacy team also has the chance to use the lateral flow tests before they start work each day
Pharmacies in Merton, south-west London, will receive £14 per COVID-19 swab test given to key workers – and a further £10 for a “public health...
15/01/2021 0 News
Mrs Brenda Clegg was the first patient to receive her COVID-19 vaccination at Boots Halifax branch
Boots, Superdrug and four independent pharmacies are the first six of “hundreds” of community pharmacies in England that will start administering...
14/01/2021 0 News
The Labour party is calling on the government to commission England's community pharmacies to help deliver a 24/7 COVID-19 vaccination programme...
13/01/2021 7 News
Janssen's Pharmacy in Bedford had originally been shortlisted for the vaccination service
Contractors hoping their pharmacies would become designated COVID-19 vaccination sites have told C+D of the “disheartening” experience of being...
13/01/2021 4 News
Boots will open its first COVID-19 vaccination site in its Halifax branch later this week, with aims to begin vaccinations “before Friday”, the...
13/01/2021 0 News
Pharmacies will play a “particularly important role” at a later stage of the national COVID-19 vaccination campaign, health secretary Matt Hancock...
12/01/2021 1 News