Some High Street pharmacies in England will start vaccinating people from priority groups on Thursday, with 200 providing jabs in the next two weeks.
Six chemists in Halifax, Macclesfield, Widnes, Guildford, Edgware and Telford are the first to offer appointments to those invited by letter. But pharmacists say many more sites should be allowed to give the jab, not just the largest ones.
More than 2.6 million people in the UK have now received their first dose.
Across the UK, the target is to vaccinate 15 million people in the top four priority groups - care home residents and wo