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London superclub Heaven will join a music festival and train station this weekend in becoming the latest iconic sites to take part in the NHS COVID vaccination programme, the largest and fastest in health service history. The famous nightclub based in Charing Cross has hosted a number of A-list acts, including Lady Gaga, Miley Cyrus […]
The new NHS chief executive has urged young people to get the COVID jab as figures reveal that those aged 18-34 now make up more than one in five of those admitted to hospital with the virus. Speaking on her first visit since taking up the post, Amanda Pritchard praised staff for the success of […]
The country’s top GP has urged people to “roll up, roll up” their sleeves and come forward for a COVID jab this weekend, as a circus joins the long list of sites to take part in the NHS COVID vaccination programme. Festivals, beachfronts and football stadiums will transform into vaccination centres as NHS staff and […]
England’s top midwife is urging expectant mums to get the COVID-19 vaccine after new data shows the overwhelming majority of pregnant women hospitalised with the virus have not had a jab. The new figures, released today, also reveal that no pregnant women with both doses of the vaccine had been admitted to hospital. Since May, […]
Thorpe Park Resort will today (Thursday) join the roll-call of iconic locations to take part in the NHS COVID vaccination programme, the biggest in health service history and fastest in the world. Theme park staff and visitors will be able to get the life-saving jab by dropping into the pop-up clinic – the home of […]
The NHS COVID-19 Vaccination Programme England has hit another major milestone by delivering 70 million doses of the life-saving COVID jab. Since offering the first dose anywhere in the world outside of clinical trials in December, the health service has averaged almost 10 million doses given each month. The largest vaccination programme in NHS history […]
People can ‘grab-a-jab’ when they pop into Primark or while sunbathing in the park as the NHS vaccination programme seeks to maximise protection before COVID restrictions are lifted. With hot weather forecast for the weekend pop-up clinics will be running in all Commons across South West London, Greenwich parks in London and Liverpool’s Sefton Park. […]
England’s Chief Nurse has today reminded the public that everyone accessing or visiting healthcare settings must continue to wear a face covering and follow social distancing rules. COVID restrictions will end in many settings in England from Monday. However, Public Health England’s infection prevention control guidelines and hospital visiting guidance are set to remain in […]
Hundreds of thousands of text messages will be sent by the NHS COVID-19 Vaccination programme this week reminding people to bring forward their second dose appointment. Around 650,000 texts will be sent encouraging people to get their second jab eight weeks after their first, in line with updated guidance from the Joint Committee on Vaccination […]
Ambulance trusts in England will be given an extra £55 million to boost staff numbers ahead of winter, the NHS announced today. The funding will help the services to recruit more 999 call handlers, crews and clinicians to work in control rooms. It will also cover the recruitment and retention of liaison officers who manage […]