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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.

Flu vaccination guidance for 2018-19 issued

New guidance for pharmacy contractors and GP surgeries on providing the 2018-19 flu vaccination service has been issued by NHS England, PSNC and the BMA

Pharmacies surpass flu jab record

Community pharmacy teams administered almost 1.2 million flu vaccinations under the national Flu Vaccination Service in 2017/18 – at least 240,000 more than in the previous year.

Superdrug in chickenpox vaccination first

Superdrug is the first high street retailer to offer customers a chickenpox vaccination service, which is now available in 58 of its nurse and pharmacist health clinic stores.

Boots extends pneumonia vaccination pilot

A pneumonia vaccination service available to those aged 50 and over is being rolled out to 25 Boots stores.

Shingles jab uptake drops

A think tank is urging PHE to revise its eligibility guidelines for the shingles vaccination, following a drop in uptake of the jab.

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