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Invitations to get a COVID vaccine are landing on the doormats of all 16 and 17 year olds from today, in a further effort to boost take-up in this age group, as the biggest and most successful vaccination programme in NHS history expands further. Over 360,000 people aged 16 and 17 have already had their […]
The new head of the NHS in England has today encouraged people with potential cancer symptoms to come forward for lifesaving checks. Ahead of a new campaign launching next week, NHS England chief executive, Amanda Pritchard said that the NHS is open and ready to treat people, and urged anyone with potential cancer symptoms to […]
Thousands of young people nearing their 18th birthday can book in for their life-saving COVID jab from today (Thursday). Teenagers within three months of turning 18 can now book their vaccine appointment online through the National Booking Service or by calling 119. Text messages will be sent to more than 100,000 eligible teens inviting them […]
The NHS is continuing to make progress on non-urgent care despite experiencing one of its busiest summers ever, new figures show today. The number of patients waiting longer than 18 weeks for care has dropped by almost 25,000 while those waiting more than year fell by almost 32,000. Average waiting times for elective care is […]
More than a million children and young people can get the COVID jab in the latest stage of the NHS vaccination programme, the biggest and most successful in health service history. The NHS has worked to rapidly extend the programme to 16 and 17 year olds, the country’s most vulnerable children and those who live […]
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 […]