Coronavirus

NHS issues final call to come forward for COVID booster

The NHS is encouraging people to come forward for their COVID booster before the offer, part of the biggest and most successful programme in health history, ends next month. The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has today advised that, thanks to the success of the programme, the offer of an initial booster dose […]

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NHS marks world first Covid-19 jab with booster plea ahead of Christmas

Two years on since the NHS delivered the world’s first covid jab, kickstarting the most successful vaccine programme in our history, health leaders are now calling on the public to get boosted ahead of Christmas. The NHS has delivered more than 143 million doses of the covid-19 vaccine since the largest and fastest vaccination programme […]

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NHS delivers 15 million COVID-19 boosters

Commenting on figures published this afternoon that more than 15 million COVID-19 boosters have been delivered this autumn: NHS National Director of Vaccinations and Screening Steve Russell said: “The NHS has now delivered more than 15 million autumn booster vaccines since September, providing crucial protection from COVID-19 to those at greatest risk from the virus […]

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NHS protects more than half of those due Autumn booster

More than half of the 26 million people eligible for a Covid-19 booster have had their vital top-up dose ahead of winter, new NHS England figures out today reveal. The NHS Covid-19 vaccination programme began its autumn booster campaign just two months ago and has already given maximum protection from covid to 13.4 million people […]

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