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People aged 40 and over, along with those in high risk groups, will be able to book in for their life-saving COVID booster jab three months after their second dose as the NHS vaccine programme is extended today. The online booking system for vaccines will be updated this morning and details will be updated on […]
The NHS is launching a drive to recruit 10,000 vaccination workers today on the ‘jabiversary’ of the first Pfizer jab. The health service made history when Margaret Keenan received the jab at Coventry a year ago, launching the NHS vaccination programme, the world’s first national effort to protect people against the virus. Twelve months on, […]
NHS Chief Executive Amanda Pritchard today urged people to get their COVID-19 booster vaccine as she joined over 17 million people in England who have had their top-up jab. The NHS chief got a dose in each arm as she also received the flu vaccine from Bhaveen, a pharmacist at the Junction Pharmacy in Brixton, […]
More than one million appointments for vital COVID-19 booster jabs have been snapped up so far this week, the NHS said today. Since Monday, 1,077,514 bookings have been made for the life-saving booster jab, as the biggest and most successful vaccination programme in NHS history enters its most complex phase. On Monday, 342,983 boosters were […]
Total vaccinations have hit the 96 million mark as the NHS COVID-19 vaccination programme continues its drive to protect the most vulnerable ahead of Christmas. After cases of the new COVID variant, Omicron, have been identified in England, the NHS’s top doctor today urged those in newly eligible groups to come forward as soon as […]
People who are severely immunosuppressed can book their third COVID jab online from today, as the NHS national booking system opens up to more people. In line with Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) guidance, those who are classed as severely immunosuppressed as a result of treatment, for conditions such as cancer or for […]
More people got a full course of NHS talking therapy treatment last year than ever before, despite the pressure on services from the pandemic, according to new figures published today. A record 634,649 people completed the NHS Talking Therapy programme in 2020/21, up around 5% on the 606,192 in the year before as many people […]
More than one million people will be eligible to book their life-saving jab top-up from tomorrow, as the NHS COVID-19 Vaccination programme continues to boost people’s protection ahead of winter. From 7am tomorrow (Monday 22 November), people aged 40 to 49 will be able to book their booster vaccine, and 16 and 17-year-olds their second […]
More than one million 12 to 15-year-olds in England have been vaccinated against COVID-19, as the NHS COVID-19 vaccination programme continues to visit hundreds of schools every week. So far, more than 3,500 schools have hosted clinics, while 95% of all schools have either already been visited or have a visit planned in the coming […]
It was a record week for the number of booster vaccines delivered with 2.1 million boosters delivered, compared to 1.7 million during the previous seven days. Alongside a record busting number of COVID-19 vaccine boosters given from Saturday 6 to Friday 12 November, more than 797,568 doses were booked in a single day as the […]