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More than 360,000 people in the North West who are the most vulnerable to Covid have had their spring booster jab, six weeks since the latest phase of the NHS COVID-19 vaccination programme began. The rapid rollout means the biggest and fastest vaccination programme in health service history, has protected more than half of those […]
The North West NHS COVID-19 vaccination programme has reached another huge milestone in its effort to protect people from becoming seriously ill with the virus. Since the vaccination programme began in December 2020, 15 million vaccines have been delivered across the region, including more than four million top-up jabs (third and booster doses). NHS staff […]
THOUSANDS of people across the North West are already benefitting from the roll out of pulse oximeters and NHS leaders are calling for the most vulnerable people to come forward for the service in order to help them manage COVID-19 at home and keep their minds at ease. The free service, which has already been […]
Families are being encouraged to ‘grab a jab’ this weekend with more than 32,000 appointments available across the North West as the NHS continues to vaccinate people over Easter. NHS staff and volunteers are preparing to protect all those who are eligible with vaccines for the whole family available including 5 to 11 year olds, […]
A quarter of a million letters will be landing with parents and carers of 5 to 11 year olds across the North West inviting them to book their children’s COVID-19 vaccination as the NHS continues its effort to protect the population. Almost 5,000 children in the region were vaccinated during the first week of the […]
NHS Delivers One Million Spring Booster Vaccines – with 1 in 5 eligible in the North West already benefitting from the extra protection
The biggest and fastest vaccination drive in NHS history has today reached another milestone, announcing that more than one million people in England have received a spring booster. In the North West, one in five people who are eligible for the top-up dose – more than 141,000 people – have already received their spring […]
The parents and carers of more than 600,000 5 to 11 years old in the North West can now book a Covid vaccination using the national booking service, as the largest and most successful vaccination programme in NHS history expands yet again. The National Booking Service opened on Saturday, allowing parents of children who are […]
NHS England’s Chief Pharmaceutical Officer David Webb has visited Liverpool to see the incredible work done at Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, including one of the best Discharge Medicines Services in the country in partnership with community pharmacies in the city. The Trust, which runs Aintree University Hospital, Broadgreen Hospital, Liverpool University Dental Hospital […]
The NHS in the North West is reminding parents of the importance of the COVID-19 vaccine for clinically extremely vulnerable 5 to 11 year olds. The region’s vaccine lead said that, at a time of rising Covid infections in the community, the vaccine offered vital protection to young people with serious health conditions that could […]
The NHS in North West has delivered its first spring boosters to those eligible, as the biggest and fastest vaccination programme in NHS history moves to the next phase. Bernard Bailey, 76, a local resident of Newton Heath, Manchester, was one of the first to receive a spring booster dose and said he “felt really […]