Walk-in vaccination clinics in Calderdale

In addition to pre-booked vaccination appointments, the NHS in Calderdale also runs regular walk-in clinics where you don’t need to book in advance. These clinics are subject to demand and deliver vaccinations on a first-come first-served basis. These clinics are open to anyone: 16 and over who has not already received their first vaccination- please … Continue reading Walk-in vaccination clinics in Calderdale

Vaccinating against covid and flu at same time is safe, study shows

By Jacqui Wise (Author affiliations) Article from the BMJ website. Administering an influenza vaccine at the same time as a second dose of a covid-19 vaccine produced no safety concerns and preserves the immune response to both vaccines, say researchers.1 The results from the ComFluCOV study have already been presented to the UK Joint Committee … Continue reading Vaccinating against covid and flu at same time is safe, study shows

Covid-19 In Calderdale – Update

This update is taken from the Calderdale Covid Champions email newsletter and is based on advice and information from local NHS sources. Remember, you can pick up a vaccination at one of Calderdale's vaccine drop-in centres, without an appointment. Covid-19 is still circulating in Calderdale at high levels In the 7 days prior to the … Continue reading Covid-19 In Calderdale – Update

Community Care Charge – Feed Back Opportunity

We've had an email from Family Voice Calderdale (FVC), who are holding a focus group on Monday 18th October at 4.30pm via Zoom on this topic with the aim of attendees sharing their experiences of the Community Care Charge and they’re inviting our members to join in. They’re hoping to get together a representative group … Continue reading Community Care Charge – Feed Back Opportunity

Creative Minds Newsletter – Creative Approaches To Health

Introduction: Here at Creative Minds we develop and promote creative approaches in health through the use of arts, leisure and physical activities. This newsletter highlights some of current projects and offers from our Creative Minds partners and other organisations. Our partner organisations have come up with a myriad of different ways to engage with the … Continue reading Creative Minds Newsletter – Creative Approaches To Health

Government Ends Shielding For The Most Vulnerable

The Government have announced that people previously considered to be clinically extremely vulnerable (CEV) will not be advised to shield again following expert clinical advice. They say this decision is based on there being far more information available on the virus and what makes individuals more or less vulnerable; the success of the COVID-19 vaccination … Continue reading Government Ends Shielding For The Most Vulnerable

Gentle Exercise Classes With Active Rainbow

Local specialist instructors Eve from Eve’s Pilates4Everyone and Sophie from Active Rainbow have teamed up to provide an online platform of exercises in one easy to access place. Gentle exercise classes can get your blood pumping and muscles working! Our classes have proven benefits including helping you to manage your weight, and improving overall fitness … Continue reading Gentle Exercise Classes With Active Rainbow