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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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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.