Advice published for pharmacies planning to provide C-19 vacs

Advice published for pharmacies planning to provide C-19 vacs

February 24, 2021

The national pharmacy bodies have, today, jointly issued advice for community pharmacies planning to provide COVID-19 vaccinations, after a new designation process for community pharmacies in England opened last week.

The document – prepared by AIM, the CCA, NPA, PSNC and the RPS – contains questions contractors should ask themselves before applying to the NHS to provide a vaccination service.

For example, what is the local parking situation for an anticipated increase in footfall, is there adequate room in current fridges and is insurance in place?

Other considerations relate to pharmacy premises, workforce, managing patients, business continuity and governance.

Read the guidance document

Read more about the COVID-19 vaccination programme

 



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