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The NHS will begin texting people today inviting them to book their life saving COVID jab, making it quicker and more convenient to get an appointment. Almost 400,000 people aged 55 and over and 40,000 unpaid carers will be the first to get a text alert inviting them to book a slot as part of […]
After the most challenging year in the history of the health service, the NHS is celebrating the vital role that hundreds of thousands of women have played in the pandemic effort across the NHS, on International Women’s Day. With more than three quarters of the 1.3 million members of NHS staff made up of women, […]
People aged 56 to 59 are being invited to book a life-saving COVID jab this week as the NHS vaccination programme, the biggest in health service history, continues to gather pace. Letters to 850,000 people aged 56 to 59 began landing on doorsteps from yesterday (Saturday) with another 850k due to land tomorrow (Monday). The […]
Famous faces from the nation’s favourite cookery shows have joined forces with the NHS to tackle COVID vaccine hesitancy and boost uptake. Great British Bake Off star Nadiya Hussain, Asma Khan from Netflix’s Chef’s Table and MasterChef’s Saliha Mahmood are all backing the vaccine drive focused on the British Bangladeshi community. Launching the campaign in […]
Nine out of 10 people aged 65 and over have now had their first COVID vaccine, NHS England announced today, as invites to those aged 60 to 63 began landing on doormats. The NHS vaccination programme, the biggest in the health service’s history, has jabbed more than more than 17 million people in a matter […]
Almost two million people aged 60 to 63 will be invited to book a Covid jab this week as the NHS vaccination programme, the biggest in health service history, gains fresh momentum. The letters will start landing on doormats tomorrow (Monday) explaining how they can make an appointment to get jabbed through the national booking […]
Hundreds of thousands of people asked to shield earlier this month are being invited for a COVID jab as the NHS vaccination programme gathers further momentum. Public health officials identified 1.7 million people who are at additional risk from coronavirus earlier this month, with around 600,000 now being invited to book a slot at a […]
“Full steam ahead” for NHS vaccination programme as two-thirds of 65-69 year olds already vaccinated
Over two thirds of people aged between 65 and 69 have now had their first COVID vaccination, after invites went out a week ago, with people aged 64 also set to be called forward this week, NHS England has announced. Anyone aged 65 to 69 who has not been vaccinated is now being urged to […]
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 […]