Vaccination

NHS booking system to open for spring Covid-19 vaccinations

The NHS national booking system will open for spring Covid-19 vaccination bookings on Monday (15 April), with those eligible able to book appointments from the following week. People at increased risk from severe illness can get the vaccine, including those aged 75 or over (on 30 June 2024), people with a weakened immune system or […]

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NHS MMR catch up campaign successfully boosts uptake

New operational figures published today show the success of the NHS MMR catch-up campaign, with tens of thousands more vaccinations delivered in the first three months of this year compared to the same period in 2023. The most significant increase in vaccinations was for those aged five to 25 years old, with four times as […]

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Covid backlog falls despite significant pressure across the NHS

Thanks to the hard work and widespread innovation of NHS staff the waiting list has reduced, new monthly data shows today, alongside faster ambulance response times across the country. Despite huge disruption from industrial action and ongoing record levels of demand for emergency care, monthly performance data shows the number of patients waiting for elective […]

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Booking a jab “as easy as booking a cab” in NHS App overhaul

The NHS is setting out how it will increase national uptake of lifesaving vaccinations, ensuring millions more people receive protection against a range of diseases. Published today, the ambitious NHS vaccination strategy will outline how getting vaccinations will be made easier than ever before, including through expansion of the NHS App, ‘one stop shops’ and […]

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