Vaccinations Update

Who is eligible for the vaccine? Anyone who is 38 and over can now book their vaccine. Book your Covid-19 vaccine Under new advice from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) those in their 30s will be offered the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine rather than AstraZeneca. Pregnant women who are eligible are also… Continue reading Vaccinations Update

New advice on the AstraZeneca vaccine

Based on the current evidence on the extremely rare occurrence of blood clots, the benefits of the Astra Zeneca vaccine continue to outweigh the risks for the large majority of people.  As a precaution, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency and the Joint Committee for Vaccination and Immunisations have suggested that those age 18-29 be offered an alternative… Continue reading New advice on the AstraZeneca vaccine

What are Vaccines?

Vaccines reduce the spread of infectious diseases and even get rid of some altogether. Vaccination is the most important thing you can do to protect your community against serious illnesses  When enough people get vaccinated, it’s harder for a disease to spread to those who can’t have vaccines. Vaccines are designed to prevent people from… Continue reading What are Vaccines?

Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine and vaccination (NHS)

Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine [NHS] The coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine is safe and effective. It gives you the best protection against coronavirus. Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine [Page last reviewed: 21 January 2021, Next review due: 4 February 2021] How you will be contacted for your coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination [NHS] The NHS will contact you when it’s your turn… Continue reading Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine and vaccination (NHS)