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.
Name of pharmacist: Nick Daines.
How long have you been offering this service? Since 2013.
Name of pharmacist: Hitesh Tailor.
How long have you been offering this service? Since 2015.
Graham Thoms, chief executive of training provider PharmaDoctor, shares his advice on how contractors can make the most of their MMR jab service
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