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Parents happy with pharmacy for childhood vaccinations

Nearly half of parents – 44 per cent – said they would be happy to visit their local pharmacy for vaccination services, a new survey reveals

Covid safety measures could hurt pharmacy’s flu jab advantage says Dukes

Covid-19 safety measures may undermine community pharmacies’ unique selling point over GPs in providing flu jabs, PSNC chief Simon Dukes has said.

Halting HPV

Experts suggest that hundreds of lives will be saved every year in England thanks to a more sensitive cervical screening test.

Mumps cases reach 10-year high

The rise in cases has been largely driven by outbreaks in universities and colleges.

Signs of success with MenB vaccination programme

Infant vaccination against group B meningococcal disease (MenB) has resulted in a significant decline in cases.

NHS issues flu vaccine reimbursement guidance

Advice on which flu vaccines to order for 2020-21 has been issued by NHS England and NHS Improvement.

Flu cases continue to rise

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

LloydsPharmacy now offering HPV vaccination in 13 branches

Thirteen LloydsPharmacy stores are now offering a private HPV vaccination service to customers aged between 12 and 45.

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.

DHSC orders 400,000 additional flu jabs for winter

The DHSC has ordered 400,000 extra doses of the adult flu vaccine for the 2019-20 flu season, it was announced yesterday.

NHS flu vaccination advertising starts early October

The campaign will consist of TV, radio and digital advertising supported by search and partnership activity.

Over-65s flu jab supplier on track to meet “agreed times”

The manufacturer of influenza vaccines for over-65s says it is on track to deliver stock to pharmacies on time.

Parents urged to check children’s MMR records

Parents of children starting primary school are being urged to check their immunisation records.

PSNC secures increase in pharmacy flu service fees

Pharmacy fees for the 2019-20 flu vaccination service have increased to £9.58 – an increase of 10p on 2011-19.

Government to consider ‘non-GP settings’ for MMR as measles threat grows

The Government will consider offering MMR vaccinations in “settings outside of a GP” to improve protection rates.

Technology opening windows

A new report highlights the role technology could play in increasing vaccination awareness and uptake rates.

Two new flu vaccines for over-65s next year

The aTIV vaccine will continue to be recommended, along with two soon-to-be-licensed products, NHS England said

Fluad manufacturer: We are on track to meet delivery plan

Seqirus told Pharmacy Magazine that despite “processing challenges” it is on track to meet its delivery schedule and will seek to “identify any opportunities to bring additional doses of Fluad into the UK"

No change to flu vaccine guidance despite supply issues

With many contractors experiencing difficulties obtaining the flu vaccine indicated for over-65s, PSNC has confirmed that pharmacists should not resort to using alternative vaccines

HPV vaccine extended to boys

Boys aged between 12 and 13 in England will be offered the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine to protect them from HPV-related cancers, the Government has announced.

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