Pharmacies - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 1:07 pm on 20th July 2020.

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Photo of Baroness Pidding Baroness Pidding Conservative 1:07 pm, 20th July 2020

My Lords, as the noble Lord, Lord Grade, says, throughout recent months during the coronavirus crisis many independent pharmacists have served an important role in supporting their local communities. Does my noble friend agree that their role would be enhanced—indeed, it would be vital—if they offered flu vaccines as the autumn and winter months approach? What can the Government do to ensure that they are able to offer this potentially life-saving facility?