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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NHS delivers over one million covid vaccines in a week

The NHS Covid-19 vaccination programme is off to a flying start with more than one million (1.16m) autumn covid jabs delivered in a week since national bookings started, providing vital protection to the most vulnerable. Over 2.8 million people (2,808,234) have also received their flu jabs since the start of the autumn campaign on 11 […]

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