Our advice for clinicians on the coronavirus is here.
If you are a member of the public looking for information and advice about coronavirus (COVID-19), including information about the COVID-19 vaccine, go to the NHS website. You can also find guidance and support on the GOV.UK website.
More than three million top up COVID-19 jabs have been delivered in just four weeks, as the NHS vaccination rollout continues to protect those most at risk from coronavirus. A total of 3.1 million top ups have been administered with two in five people aged 50 and over who are eligible already coming forward for […]
NHS staff are continuing to increase the amount of non-urgent care provided to patients, despite experiencing the busiest September on record, new figures show today. Major A&Es treated over 1.39 million people during September – the highest ever for the month and all while staff cared for thousands of COVID patients. The new figures, published […]
The NHS, working closely with the Department of Health and Social Care, has today published a blueprint for improving access to GP appointments for patients alongside supporting GPs and their teams. Surgeries will be provided with additional funding to boost their capacity to increase the proportion of appointments delivered face to face, as part of […]
The NHS is encouraging pregnant women to get the COVID-19 vaccine as new data shows that nearly 20 per cent of the most critically ill COVID patients are pregnant women who have not been vaccinated. Since July, one in five COVID patients receiving treatment through a special lung-bypass machine were expectant mums who have not […]
More than two million top up COVID-19 jabs have been delivered in just three weeks, as the NHS COVID-19 vaccination programme continues to protect those most at risk from coronavirus. People have been quick to take up the offer of a life-saving COVID jab ahead of winter – with a total of 2.08 million top […]
Thousands of people with mental health problems have been supported into employment during the pandemic, thanks to the NHS Long Term Plan. More than 4,000 people were employed over the last year in a range of roles including in retail and digital marketing as part of the employment support scheme run by the health service. […]
The first treatment for sickle cell disease in over 20 years will be rolled out to thousands of patients in England with life-saving benefits, the head of the NHS announced today. People with the condition endure severe pain during a ‘sickle cell crisis’ that can occur multiple times per year, often requiring hospital admission so […]
The NHS has administered more than 850,000 vital top up jabs, as the biggest and most successful vaccination drive in health history continues. A total of 863,460 people have already had their top up jab, including boosters and some third doses, since the NHS launched its booster programme. More than a million people have already […]
The NHS is inviting over one million more people who are most at risk from COVID for their booster vaccine this week as the next phase of the NHS vaccination programme continues at pace. Since the national booking system opened up for bookings for boosters on Tuesday (21 Sept), almost 850,000 people have already booked […]
People aged 16 and 17 are able to book their COVID-19 jabs through the National Booking Service from today as the NHS vaccination programme pulls out all the stops to protect people ahead of winter. Almost three quarters of a million young people in England – around 60% – have already received their vaccine thanks […]