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The NHS COVID vaccination programme is contacting hundreds of thousands more people this week urging them to book a booster and have a “jabby New Year”. Some 650,000 text messages and 50,000 letters are being sent to people who have who have not yet had their vital top-up vaccine, encouraging them to get boosted now. […]
NHS staff reported hundreds of thousands of life-saving ‘jingle jab’ vaccinations at scores of sites over Christmas Eve, Christmas and Boxing Day. The NHS Covid vaccination programme, the biggest and most successful in health service history, continued over the festive period in England. There were more than 12,000 reported vaccinations on Christmas Day, including more […]
There are more than 1.5 million covid jab appointments currently available between today and Monday 3 January, the NHS said today. Anyone eligible for a first, second or booster jab can book a convenient appointment online over the next week through the national booking service to guarantee their boost of protection. However people cannot get […]
The NHS’s top doctor is calling for people who put off getting a life-saving COVID jab as they prepared for Christmas to urgently book a booster to protect them from Omicron. The NHS COVID vaccination programme, the biggest and most successful in the health service’s history, is delivering jabs at thousands of sites throughout the […]
NHS staff and volunteers will deliver life-saving booster jabs on Christmas Day and Boxing Day as the health service pulls out all the stops to provide maximum protection against Omicron. Vaccinators and those supporting them will give up time with loved ones to ensure that the NHS COVID vaccination programme, the biggest and most successful […]
NHS chief Amanda Pritchard has today thanked health service staff and volunteers for their “extraordinary team effort” in the face of Omicron. The NHS England chief executive, who took up the post in July, praised the efforts of doctors, nurses, therapists, porters and other staff who have pulled out all the stops to recover services […]
Diners will be able to grab a COVID jab as a side order when a curry house becomes the latest pop-up site to join the NHS vaccination programme, the biggest and most successful in the health service’s history. MyLahore’s flagship restaurant in Bradford is the first eatery to take part in the national mission to […]
Texts have been sent to 690,000 people today (Wednesday 22 December) inviting them to book an earlier slot in December for their booster vaccine, as the race against the virus continues at speed. The messages, being sent by the NHS, will inform people that they can book an earlier appointment for their booster jab by […]
More than two thirds of people aged 18 and over and who are eligible, have now received their top up protection against COVID-19 as the NHS booster campaign continues to protect the nation against the virus. In total, 25,130,453 people who are three months on from their second dose have already been boosted in England, […]
The NHS in England gave out more than 1.5 million booster jabs over Saturday and Sunday in the biggest weekend for the COVID vaccination programme so far. With 830,403 top-up doses registered during an all-time record 24 hour period on Saturday and a further 726,195 yesterday, the nation’s top medic hailed people for coming forward […]