Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 25th June 2019.

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To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to increase the range of vaccination sources that could be provided in community pharmacies through the NHS.

Photo of Baroness Barran Baroness Barran Baroness in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip)

Vaccination is one of the world’s most clinically effective public health interventions. Community pharmacies already provide National Health Service flu vaccination. During the 2018/19 flu season 1,431,538 vaccinations were provided in community pharmacy.

NHS England and NHS Improvement are currently undertaking a review of all vaccinations and immunisations and community pharmacy is represented in that review.

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