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Flu

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The common cold

On average, adults experience two or three colds a year, and children double that, so it is likely pharmacy teams will regularly be asked for advice.

Market Monitor: October

Product updates from Training Matters.

Cough, cold and the flu vaccine

The seasonal flu immunisation programme is always important, but never more so than now in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Unlicensed US flu jab approved for temporary use in UK

An unlicensed flu vaccine used in the US for the past three winters has been granted temporary authorisation for the UK.

Pharmacies ‘will get flu vaccines at same time as GPs’

Community pharmacies will receive additional supplies of flu vaccine from the start of November along with general practices, the PSNC has stressed.

Flu jab demand up threefold on 2019 levels

Community pharmacies vaccinated more than 650,000 NHS patients in the first three weeks of this year’s flu jab service.

People with Covid and flu twice as likely to die, warns PHE

People infected with flu and Covid-19 are twice as likely to die than those with coronavirus.

Four Scottish health boards confirm pharmacy flu jab plans

Four of Scotland’s 14 health boards have confirmed they will involve community pharmacies in their winter flu jab service this year.

Government 'must involve pharmacy in winter season planning'

RPS president Sandra Gidley has urged the government to ensure pharmacies are involved in its preparations for the winter. 

Pharmacies could close temporarily to prioritise flu jabs

Community pharmacies in England could be allowed to close temporarily to allow them to cope with high demand for flu vaccination this winter.

Major flu jab scheme expansion to include over-50s

The government has added new groups of people to the upcoming national flu vaccination programme. 

Flu jab flexibility

The flu vaccination programme is one of community pharmacy’s biggest success stories, but PSNC says flexibility is key to continuing its success.

Flu jabs rise 20 per cent in 2019/20 season in England

Community pharmacies in England completed 1.71 million NHS flu vaccinations in 2019-20 – a 19.6 per cent jump on the previous year.

GP consultations for flu on rise in last seven days

Hospital and intensive care admission rates for flu has decreased over the last week but GP consultations increased.      

Flu cases continue to rise

The final days of 2019 saw influenza activity continuing to increase in the community.

Winter health

This CPD module looks at winter health, specially cold and flu which brings many customers to the pharmacy.

The countdown is on

Prepare customers for the festive season with this advent calendar of winter ailments top tips for healthy and happy holidays.

The common cold

On average, adults experience two or three colds a year, so it's important that pharmacy staff know how to advise customers.

Resources on the way for 'Help Us Help You' campaign

The Help Us Help You winter campaign returns and distribution of campaign materials has begun.

Market monitor: October

Product updates from Training Matters.

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