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More hospitals set to deliver COVID-19 vaccine
Hospitals from Devon to Birmingham and Lancashire are set to join the network of sites across England delivering the world-leading COVID-19 vaccine programme. Tens of thousands of people will be vaccinated this week following the first in the world jab in Coventry on 8th December. Margaret Keenan, a 90-year-old grandmother, became the first to receive […]
Landmark moment as first NHS patient receives COVID-19 vaccination
The biggest vaccine campaign in NHS history kicked off this morning, as 90-year-old grandmother Margaret Keenan became the first person in the world to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 jab following its clinical approval. At 6.31am early riser Margaret, known to friends and family as Maggie, was given the life-saving jab by nurse May Parsons at […]
NHS vaccine programme ‘turning point’ in battle against the pandemic
NHS chief Sir Simon Stevens has today praised the efforts of hardworking staff for making the roll out of a COVID-19 vaccine possible, saying that the deployment marks a “decisive turning point” in the battle against the pandemic. The NHS in England will begin the biggest and most highly anticipated immunisation campaign in history at […]