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Star of stage and screen Sir Ian McKellen joins the thousands who have safely received the COVID-19 vaccine
Sir Ian McKellen CBE, 81, has safely received the COVID-19 vaccine after the NHS launched its vaccine rollout earlier this month. Sir Ian forms part of the first eligible groups for the COVID-19 vaccine and joins the thousands of over 80s, NHS staff, care home staff and the growing list of stars – including Prue […]
Hundreds of local vaccination services run by family doctors and their teams will open across England this week, as the roll out of the biggest vaccination programme in NHS history gains further momentum. Practices in more than 100 parts of the country are taking delivery of the vaccine today, with some kicking off their clinics […]
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 […]
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 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 […]