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Clinical Ambassadors in Vaccination services

With the number of mumps cases in England reaching its highest in a decade and cases of measles also at an all-time high, there has been a major government drive to boost coverage of the MMR vaccine. Research suggests that making vaccinations easier to access could help improve take-up and with pharmacies already offering a flu vaccination service, extending their offering seems like a simple way to improve the skills of their teams and boost their financial income. Read below about how your fellow contractors set up vaccination services to learn more about how you could follow suit.

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Andrews Pharmacy

Andrew Hodgson, superintendent pharmacist at Andrews Pharmacy, Macclesfield in Cheshire, talks to Saša Janković about reaching 100,000 jabs with his on-site covid vaccination service.

Everetts Pharmacy

Caroline Hillier, pharmacist at Everetts Pharmacy in Titchfield, talks to Saša Janković about taking a private flu vaccination service into schools and nurseries.

Gilbody Pharmacy

Justin Gilbody, owner, superintendent pharmacist and non-medical prescriber (NMP) at Gilbody Pharmacy in Skegby, Nottinghamshire, talks to Saša Janković about the wide reach of his flu vaccination service.

Pyramid Pharmacy

Eleana Manglara, pharmacist at Pyramid Pharmacy in London, talks to Saša Janković about running a flu service at their Oakwood branch.

Alconbury Pharmacy

Anil Sharma, pharmacist and director of Alconbury Pharmacy in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, talks to Saša Janković about his flu vaccination hub.

Pyramid Pharmacy, Beaconsfield

Ayesha Raja, pharmacist manager at Pyramid Pharmacy in Beaconsfield, talks to Saša Janković about running a flu vaccination service.

Poolearth Pharmacy

Carianne Stokes, superintendent pharmacist at three Poolearth Pharmacy branches in Plymouth, talks to Saša Janković about running a Covid vaccination clinic.

Seafront Pharmacy

Steven McMorran, pharmacist and manager at Seafront Pharmacy in Tenby, tells Saša Janković about running a Covid-19 vaccination service

Abington Pharmacy

From flu to travel to HPV, David Ashton – superintendent pharmacist at Abington Pharmacy in Northampton – talks to Saša Janković about running a vaccination clinic.

Lydon Pharmacy Group

Louise Lydon, pharmacy contractor in South Tyneside with three pharmacies in Lydon Pharmacy Group, and chief officer of Gateshead and South Tyneside LPC, talks to Saša Janković about setting up a domiciliary Covid vaccination service.

Priory Pharmacy

Olutayo Arikawe, superintendent pharmacist at Priory Pharmacy in Dudley, talks to Saša Janković about running a flu vaccination service.

Central Pharmacy

Pharmacist Dai Williams tells Saša Janković why he decided to set up a flu vaccination service at Central Pharmacy in Pentre, Rhondda Cynon Taff

Everest Pharmacy

Waqqass Sheikh, pharmacist and owner of Everest Pharmacy, tells Saša Janković how he set up a Covid vaccination site at his Whalley Range branch.

Warman-Freed Pharmacy, Golders Green.

Farah Ali speaks to Rachel Carter about why her pharmacy chose to expand their service offering and set up a flu vaccination service.

J.W.W. Allison & Sons Chemist

Nat Mitchell, pharmacist and director at J.W.W. Allison & Sons Chemist in Cockermouth, tells Saša Janković why his flu service is walk-in only.

Mr Pickford's Pharmacy Group

Mimi Lau, chief operating officer, Mr Pickford’s Pharmacy Group, Leicester, speaks to Carolyn Scott about running a flu vaccination service.

Wainwrights Chemists

Sid Dajani, owner, superintendent pharmacist and IP at Wainwrights Chemists in Bishopstoke, talks to Saša Janković about running a flu vaccination service.

Carbis Bay Pharmacy

Claire Field, pharmacist and IP at Carbis Bay Pharmacy in Cornwall, talks to Saša Janković about running a flu vaccination service.

Tollesbury Pharmacy

Dimple Bhatia, superintendent pharmacist at Tollesbury Pharmacy in Essex, talks to Saša Janković about running a flu vaccination service.

Newdays Pharmacy

Olivier Picard, pharmacist, IP, and managing director of Newdays Pharmacy Ltd, talks to Saša Janković about running a flu vaccination service.

Regent Pharmacy

Sunil K Kochhar explains how his pharmacy has set up a successful flu vaccination service, ahead of this year’s expanded programme.

Halliwell Late Night Pharmacy

Rachel Carter speaks to Mohamed Imran Lakhi about Halliwell Late Night Pharmacy’s novel vaccination service for patients going on pilgrimage.

Calverton Pharmacy

Pharmacist Meeraj Shah says the Covid-19 pandemic has prompted a high number of enquiries about his pneumonia service.

Lifestyle Pharmacy

Bath pharmacist Nick Daines discusses Lifestyle Pharmacy’s flu service, which offers both NHS and private vaccinations.


Village Pharmacy

Rachel Carter speaks to Hitesh Tailor about his pharmacy’s flu vaccination service.


Graham Thoms, chief executive of training provider PharmaDoctor, shares his advice on how contractors can make the most of their MMR jab service

Bedminster Pharmacy

With now the time to prepare for the annual flu season, Ade Williams, superintendent pharmacist at the multi-award-winning Bedminster Pharmacy in Bristol, tells Valeria Fiore his secrets for leading a successful vaccination service.

Parry Pharmacy

There’s much more to running a Meningitis B vaccination service that giving injections. Vaccinating babies and young children, as well as dealing with anxious parents, requires a reassuring approach, writes Kathy Oxtoby

Oxford Pharmacy

Orford Pharmacy’s Jay Rowe tells Léa Legraien why he decided to become his pharmacy’s Flu Champion

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