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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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Carianne Stokes, superintendent pharmacist at three Poolearth Pharmacy branches in Plymouth, talks to Saša Janković about running a Covid vaccination clinic.
Steven McMorran, pharmacist and manager at Seafront Pharmacy in Tenby, tells Saša Janković about running a Covid-19 vaccination service
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.
Olutayo Arikawe, superintendent pharmacist at Priory Pharmacy in Dudley, talks to Saša Janković about running a flu vaccination service.
Pharmacist Dai Williams tells Saša Janković why he decided to set up a flu vaccination service at Central Pharmacy in Pentre, Rhondda Cynon Taff
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.
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.
Dimple Bhatia, superintendent pharmacist at Tollesbury Pharmacy in Essex, talks to Saša Janković about running a flu vaccination service.
Olivier Picard, pharmacist, IP, and managing director of Newdays Pharmacy Ltd, talks to Saša Janković about running a flu vaccination service.
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.
Pharmacist Meeraj Shah says the Covid-19 pandemic has prompted a high number of enquiries about his pneumonia service.
Bath pharmacist Nick Daines discusses Lifestyle Pharmacy’s flu service, which offers both NHS and private vaccinations.
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
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.
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
Orford Pharmacy’s Jay Rowe tells Léa Legraien why he decided to become his pharmacy’s Flu Champion