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A London-based GP is taking the fight against vaccine hesitancy into her own hands by phoning every patient from her surgery who has been offered but not yet accepted their jab, as part of the NHS’ battle against vaccine hesitancy. Dr Farzana Hussain, GP at the Project Surgery in East London, kicked off her drive […]
The head of the NHS today praised staff as the NHS vaccination programme enters a new phase, with people aged 65 and over together with an expanded group of clinically vulnerable people now receiving the life-saving COVID jab. Over one million people aged 65 and over have now been invited to book a vaccination, with […]
NHS staff will begin vaccinating people aged 65 to 69 and those who are clinically vulnerable against COVID from tomorrow (Monday) with over one million people already invited to book a jab. Almost 1.2 million letters were due to land on doorsteps by yesterday (Saturday) asking people to log on to the national booking service […]
Almost one third of all patients who have needed hospital treatment for COVID since the pandemic began were admitted last month. Hospitals treated a total of 242,307 patients who were confirmed to have COVID last year. That compares with 101,956 in January 2021, new figures revealed today show. The hospital admissions data, showing the extent […]
Sir Elton John and Sir Michael Caine have joined forces in a new video to encourage people to get vaccinated against coronavirus. Showbusiness giants, who are both in their 70s and 80s have been vaccinated by the NHS, recorded the comic 90 second clip to show others that getting the life-saving jab is easy and […]
People aged 70 and over who have not yet been vaccinated against COVID and who would like to be are today being asked to contact the NHS to arrange a jab. Until now the NHS has asked people to wait until they are contacted to help ensure that those who are most vulnerable are protected […]
The NHS will pay GPs an additional £10 for every COVID vaccination they deliver to someone who is housebound as part of the drive to protect the most vulnerable people as swiftly as possible. The extra payment comes as Vaccine Centres including Elland Road football ground, home to Premier League side Leeds, prepare to open […]
Leading surgeon Martin Griffiths, who is known for his work in tackling knife violence, has turned his attention to battling ‘vaccine hesitancy’ among black and other minority ethnic groups. The NHS knife violence veteran, who visits schools to offer support and talk about the physical and emotional damage caused by serious violence, is taking part […]
Firefighters in Hampshire are the latest group to join the NHS staff in helping deliver Covid vaccinations as the number of sites providing the life-saving jabs tops 1,500. Around 60 firefighters and support staff from Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service are vaccinating at centres across the region, including Basingstoke fire station, where crews are still […]
Official figures later today are expected to confirm that the NHS has now offered the COVID-19 vaccine to residents at every eligible care home with older residents across England. In a major milestone for the NHS vaccination programme, nurses, GPs and other NHS staff have offered the life-saving jab to people living at more than […]