Community Pharmacies Role in Vaccination Administration

After months of uncertainty regarding the administration of Covid-19 vaccinations within community pharmacy, yesterday’s announcement by Stephen Donnelly, Minister of Health confirmed the involvement of community pharmacies in the vaccination roll out in the coming weeks.

According to article titled “Pharmacies will play a role in vaccinations from June – Donnelly” –

“Pharmacies will be playing a role in vaccinations from early June, Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly has told the Seanad….Where I think this is particularly important is in some of the areas that are further from the vaccination centres,” he said.

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Perhaps this has left you wondering if you should get involved? If so, benefits include:

  1. Upskill, fantastic opportunity to further develop your skills as a community pharmacist.
  2. Flexibility, with contracts on offer nationwide ranging from 2 to 5 day weeks, dependent on your preference.
  3. Stability, contracts can range up to 6 months in duration, these lengths can be altered to suite individual needs.
  4. The option to continue working part time or locumming.
  5. Renumeration highly attractive rates of pay on offer.

If you would like to get involved and unsure what is required. Visit the FAQ link from the PSI website below.

If you are eligible or intend on registering to become eligible for Covid19 vaccination administration please contact or We are on hand to talk you through all the available options.

Best Wishes,

The PharmaConex Team

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