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NHS Cancer Checks at Record High Across The South East

Record numbers of people are coming forward for cancer tests, with referrals in November being  higher than previous years, according to the latest data, the NHS said today. The figures show that 38,840 people were checked for cancer in November – three times as many compared to the beginning of the pandemic in April 2020, […]

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More opportunities to Grab A Jab During Week of Walk-Ins 

People living in the South East of England are being urged to Grab A Jab this week with a record number of walk-ins available across the region. Approximately 200 of the 325 local vaccination sites in the South East are now listed on the Grab A Jab website for people to conveniently grab their life-saving […]

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NHS Launches Landmark Mental Health Campaign With ‘Help!’ From The Beatles

Today, the NHS will launch a new landmark campaign using the iconic Beatles song ‘Help!” to get people in the South East and across the country to take better care of their mental health. Backed by some of the UK’s biggest artists, the campaign will encourage people struggling with their mental health to seek support. ‘Help!’, […]

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More than 5 million booster jabs delivered in the South East  

Over 80% of adults in the South East have now received their covid-19 booster jab thanks to the incredible work of NHS staff and volunteers who have continued to pull out all the stops to get jabs into arms.   Vaccinations have been taking place across the region at various locations including soup kitchens, racecourses, football stadiums and local high […]

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NHS South East smashes previous best day ever by almost 100,000 more jabs 

Since celebrating its best day ever less than a week ago, the NHS in the South East vaccinated 163,909 people against Covid-19 setting a new regional record. The latest landmark was achieved on Tuesday 21 December, and 93 per cent of the jabs administered were boosters – 152,947. Previously the best day ever was Saturday 18 December when 154,738 Covid-19 vaccinations were […]

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NHS South East celebrates vaccination record seeing best day ever in a week of other milestones

The NHS in the South East is celebrating a bumper vaccination week, smashing a few notable milestones including the best day, week and Sunday in the history of its regional rollout.  Across the region 154,738 jabs were administered on Saturday 18 December – the highest number in one day since the programme began in December last year.  The total number of boosters given so far has reached […]

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Capacity at Covid-19 sites bolstered this weekend ahead of Christmas  

Additional capacity has been put in place at some Covid-19 vaccinations sites in the South East this weekend, as the NHS strives to boost people’s protection ahead of Christmas. Vaccination sites across the South East such as, the Kasaam Stadium in Oxford; SAGA building in Kent, Salt Hill Centre in Slough, a pop-up clinic on […]

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Pregnant? Get your flu vaccine

It’s recommended that all pregnant women have the flu vaccine, whatever stage of pregnancy they’re at. Pregnancy alters how the body handles infections such as flu, leaving women at a greater risk of complications and increasing the chances of pregnant women and their babies needing intensive care. With social mixing and social contact returning towards […]

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