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New UK Health Security Agency starts work in April

UKHSA combines the key elements of PHE with the Joint Biosecurity Centre (JBC), and NHS Test and Trace

Pandemic deliveries for vulnerable end on March 31

The pandemic delivery service for clinically extremely vulnerable people ends on March 31. 

Two new preventative Covid trials get government funding

Trials will evaluate prophylactic treatments for Covid-19 in care homes and for the immunocompromised

Swallowable sponge could reduce need for endoscopies

In trials just one in 30 of the patients offered the Cytosponge were referred for an endoscopy.

NHS rolls out capsule cameras to test for colon cancers

Initial group of 11,000 NHS patients in England will receive capsule cameras in 40 parts of the country.

SSP issued for Competact with immediate effect

The Department for Health and Social Care has issued a serious shortage protocol for anti-diabetes medicine Competact with immediate effect

Smokers need help with basic tasks 10 years before non-smokers

A report by ASH revealed smokers rely on support to do the most basic things by the time they are 63. 

Groundbreaking antipsychotic drug withdrawal paper released

Academics believe the paper is the first to outline how patients can reduce their intake and risk of relapse.

LloydsPharmacy launches two Covid vaccination sites

Pharmacists at branches in Carterton and Cramlington are delivering the AstraZeneca vaccine. 

Alphega joins Covid vaccination drive

Around 60 members of the virtual chain will soon be offering Covid-19 vaccinations in locations throughout the country.

EPB chair: Pharmacy must receive share of new Covid funding

The Government has pledged £7 billion to continue supporting the NHS' fight against Covid.

Pandemic delivery service extended until June 30

NHSE&I has extended the pandemic delivery service until June 30 for people who are self-isolating.

Pharmacies in Wales to get £500 bonus

Pharmacies in Wales will receive a bonus payment next month of £500 from the Welsh government.

Sheffield pharmacy claims it is first to go fully paperless

Foxhill Pharmacy in Sheffield claims it has become the first pharmacy in the UK to go paperless, having switched to a cloud-based system.

PCT Healthcare acquires Murray’s pharmacy group

Peak Pharmacy parent company PCT Healthcare acquired the Murray’s pharmacy group on Monday March 15.

Welsh contractors get £3.5m Government support

Pharmacies in Wales to receive further £3.5m in recognition of Covid costs, meeting CPW claim in full.

MHRA speaks out on Oxford jab blood clot reports

MHRA says it is closely reviewing reports from Europe of precautionary suspension of the AstraZeneca vaccine.  

Smoking cessation more than doubles with pharmacist support

More than half (55 per cent) of smokers say they want to be both tobacco and nicotine free and four in 10 (43 per cent) are looking to pharmacists for advice.

NHS text message urges millions to get Covid jab

The NHS is sending millions of vulnerable people text messages urging them to get the Covid-19 vaccination.

Roz Brewer succeeds Pessina as WBA chief executive

Stefano Pessina who moves to the role of executive chairman of the board of WBA.

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