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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.

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.

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.

A window of opportunity?

Winter is on the way and with it an increase in common minor ailments such as cough, cold, sore throat and flu.

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.

Flu jabs in community pharmacies boost overall uptake

Offering flu immunisation in community pharmacies increased the number of people in Wales who received the jab, report finds.

Welsh pharmacy flu jab success

Researchers from the Cardiff School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences analysed records of flu vaccinations delivered in community pharmacies

Coverage down in routine vaccinations

Vaccine coverage of children in England declined in 2017-18 compared to the previous year in nine of 12 routine vaccinations

Exclusive: Vaccination claims ‘to follow US growth trends’

The PDA said it expects civil claims against pharmacists over immunisations to follow a “very similar” growth trend to the US

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