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More than 600,000 appointments for a lifesaving Covid jab were booked in just 48 hours after the NHS vaccination programme was opened up to people in their thirties. Those aged 38 and 39 have been able to arrange a jab through the National Booking Service since Thursday. Since then, 611,863 first and second dose appointments […]
Today the NHS in England marks another important milestone, as NHS Covid vaccination programme delivers more than 30 million first doses. England’s lead for the NHS vaccination programme, Dr Emily Lawson, Chief Commercial Officer for NHS England and Improvement, said: “The extraordinary success of the NHS COVID vaccination programme is not an accident but is […]
Hard working NHS staff saw a record number of people, who were referred for urgent cancer checks, in March, new figures have revealed today. Almost quarter of a million people with suspected cancer were seen as NHS services began to bounce back after the peak of the winter COVID-19 wave. More than 230,000 people were […]
The NHS COVID vaccination programme, the biggest in health service history and the most precise in the world, will open tomorrow (Thursday) to people in their thirties, with NHS.uk due to be updated at 7am. Those aged 38 and 39 are the first to qualify for a jab with around a million people being sent […]
Today the NHS in England marks another important milestone, delivering more than 45 million vaccinations. England’s lead for the NHS vaccination programme, Dr Emily Lawson, Chief Commercial Officer for NHS England and Improvement, said: “Thanks to the hard work of NHS teams, exceptional planning and targeted delivery, the NHS Covid vaccine programme has hit yet […]
The NHS in England has confirmed that one third of adults in England have now had both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. Latest data shows that 14,871,208 people aged 18 and over had received their first and second dose of the jab with more than two thirds of adults having already had their first jab. […]
120,000 vaccine appointments booked before 9am as stars join forces with NHS to boost vaccine uptake
An all star line up has joined forces with the NHS to encourage people to come forward and get the lifesaving COVID-19 vaccine when they are invited in a short film released today. The booster video is released as the NHS has revealed that more than 120,000 appointments for the jab were made yesterday (Friday) […]
Everyone aged 40 and over is now being invited to book a life-saving Covid-19 jab as the NHS vaccination programme, the biggest and fastest in the health service’s history, goes from strength to strength. Nearly three quarters of a million appointments were made on Monday and Tuesday as the NHS began inviting 44-year olds followed […]
People aged 44 will be invited to book their COVID-19 jab from today (Monday) as the NHS vaccine programme, the biggest and fastest in its history, continues at pace. England’s top doctor is urging people to come forward for their jab when they are invited do to so. Around half a million 44-year olds will […]
Maggie Keenan praises ‘incredible’ NHS for protecting millions against COVID and encourages everyone to get their second dose when called
Maggie Keenan, who made history when she became the first person in the world to receive an approved COVID-19 jab in December, has praised the hard work of “incredible” NHS staff in delivering the vaccination programme, during a Zoom call with NHS chief executive Sir Simon Stevens. On the call the 91-year-old grandmother of four […]