Emergency Preparedness, Resilience and Response

GP determined to put in personal call to every at-risk patient yet to take up COVID-19 jab offer

A London-based GP is taking the fight against vaccine hesitancy into her own hands by phoning every patient from her surgery who has been offered but not yet accepted their jab, as part of the NHS’ battle against vaccine hesitancy. Dr Farzana Hussain, GP at the Project Surgery in East London, kicked off her drive […]

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GPs receive funding boost to vaccinate housebound in NHS drive to protect most vulnerable

The NHS will pay GPs an additional £10 for every COVID vaccination they deliver to someone who is housebound as part of the drive to protect the most vulnerable people as swiftly as possible. The extra payment comes as Vaccine Centres including Elland Road football ground, home to Premier League side Leeds, prepare to open […]

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NHS confirms COVID jab now offered at every eligible care home in England

Official figures later today are expected to confirm that the NHS has now offered the COVID-19 vaccine to residents at every eligible care home with older residents across England. In a major milestone for the NHS vaccination programme, nurses, GPs and other NHS staff have offered the life-saving jab to people living at more than […]

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