Emergency Preparedness, Resilience and Response

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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NHS COVID jabs available at rugby ground, racecourse, food court and cathedral

NHS staff will start delivering COVID vaccinations at a rugby ground, racecourse, food court and cathedral today as the biggest immunisation programme in health service history grows. Ten new large-scale Vaccination Centres, capable of jabbing thousands of people a week, are opening their doors in every health region across the country. The new sites mean […]

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