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Covid-19 vaccine appointment for people aged 70-79 will start to land on doormats in several health board areas from Monday 25th January across Scotland.
Scottish Government and CPS have finalised discussions to establish a time-limited, funded medicines delivery service to support the most vulnerable.
National pharmacy bodies have been out in force to welcome the fact that community pharmacy will administer the first Covid-19 vaccines today.
Community Pharmacy should be an integral part of the Government’s plan for a mass vaccination programme.
The Covid-19 pandemic has been the greatest challenge this country has faced for many decades, certainly this century.
The covid-19 vaccination programme in Scotland is to be led by health boards, rather than GPs, in a departure from the approach being taken in England.
This time last year, it would have been impossible for any of us to imagine just what challenges lay ahead in the coming months.
PharmaDoctor has announced the launch of its new Rapid COVID-19 Antigen Testing Service Package, available to community pharmacists.
Healthcare professionals are reminded that acute illness may exaggerate the effect of warfarin tablets and necessitate a dose reduction.
A national service allowing vaccinations through pharmacy will likely prove to be a real missed opportunity.