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Nearly 1.6 million booster jabs have been delivered over the past seven days, the NHS said today as the NHS COVID-19 vaccination programme continues to protect the nation against the virus. It comes alongside over half a million texts (532,000) going out today (Wednesday) and 322,000 letters landing on doorsteps from tomorrow. The milestone follows […]
More than 80,000 young people aged 12 to 15 have booked their COVID-19 vaccination since online bookings opened just four days ago, as part of the NHS COVID-19 vaccination programme. As the extra option for getting children vaccinated came online on Friday night, bookings are now being taken up at a faster pace, with almost […]
Half of eligible people aged 50 and over have already received their COVID booster jab in England, as the biggest and fastest vaccination programme in NHS history continues. More than 4.5 million people aged 50 and over – 4,547,927 people – have received a top up in protection in less than six weeks as part […]
The NHS is sending out two million more invitations this week to people who are eligible for their booster vaccine ahead of winter, as the NHS COVID-19 vaccine programme continues to protect those most at risk of the virus. More than 5 million people have already received the additional life-saving jab since the largest vaccination […]
More than 800,000 people have had their COVID-19 booster jab in the past 72 hours, as the NHS vaccination rollout intensifies efforts to protect those most at risk from coronavirus. A total of 5.1 million booster jabs have been administered with around half of people aged 50 and over who are currently eligible getting their […]
Parents can book COVID-19 vaccinations for their children online with appointments available over the half-term, the NHS has said, as the COVID-19 vaccination rollout continues. NHS chief executive Amanda Pritchard confirmed this week that bookings would open up to children, with the online booking system opening up on Friday as an additional way to get […]
Almost half a million people have booked in for their booster jab in just two days, as the NHS COVID-19 vaccination programme continues to protect those most at risk from coronavirus. In just two days this week (Wednesday and Thursday), there were almost half a million – 465,000 – bookings for boosters. With more than […]
NHS chief executive Amanda Pritchard today announced that Dr Emily Lawson is returning to lead the NHS COVID vaccination programme. Professor Willett has overseen the launch of the boosters programme after Dr Lawson was seconded to Downing Street as director of the Number 10 delivery unit. Dr Lawson is stepping back into the post as […]
COVID booster jabs have been delivered or booked in at almost nine in 10 care homes as the NHS vaccination programme accelerates ahead of winter. Around 6,000 care homes have already been visited while a further 3,700 homes have visits scheduled within the coming days and weeks, as part of the NHS COVID-19 vaccination programme. […]
Parents will be able to book COVID-19 vaccinations online for their 12-15 year old children from the end of today (Friday) with appointments available as soon as tomorrow, the NHS has announced. People will be able to go online and check the National Booking Service to see if their local site has appointments to vaccinate […]