The volunteer medicine delivery service in Northern Ireland is being stopped at the end of August.
Pharmacy-based vaccination is available in at least 36 countries and territories and has been proposed or is undergoing development in a further 16.
Northern Ireland Health Minister has hailed the community pharmacy volunteer-led medicine delivery service in Northern Ireland a success.
A community pharmacy out-of-hours palliative care service has also been introduced in NI, which will provide greater access to palliative medicines.
Warnings issued that if the delay in pharmacy pre-registration students joining the PSNI register is not reversed, then the sector will face another crisis.
PSNI has said that they will not permit any pre-reg pharmacist to join the register without first meeting the usual requirements of the registration process.
Northern Ireland Health Minister Robin Swann has welcomed the ‘excellent response’ to a new volunteer-led scheme delivering medicines to patients.
Reports have emerged that around a third of community pharmacy staff across Northern Ireland are now self-isolating due to COVID-19 symptoms.
Health Minister Robin Swann announced additional funding of £10.5million to support the pressures being faced by pharmacies in Northern Ireland.
A group of community pharmacy contractors in Northern Ireland have voted to press ahead with industrial action.