Coronavirus Vaccination

All the latest information and news about the Coronavirus vaccine and the vaccination programme in the UK.

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Latest Coronavirus News & Articles On This Website

  • Clinically extremely vulnerable next in line for Vaccination invites
    People in England listed as clinically extremely vulnerable, will begin receiving offers of a coronavirus vaccine this week, alongside people aged 70 and over. Many people with disabilities fall into the groups set to receive the vaccine next. More than five million people – from priority …
  • Vaccination – Latest Information/Advice From Gov’t
    Here is a selection of the Government’s latest advice and information on the Covid-19 vaccination. COVID-19 vaccination programme Selection of Documents relating to the new coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination programme. COVID-19 vaccination: guide for healthcare workers Information for …
  • Coronavirus Vaccination: What Happened During Week 1
    The National Picture On 17th December, the Government announced that more than 137,000 people in the UK have received the first dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in the first week of the largest vaccination programme in British history. The government has today released provisional …
  • Coronavirus Vaccine FAQs
    The Coronavirus vaccine is now being rolled out in Calderdale and naturally many people have questions about the process and the vaccine itself. Below are a few key bits of information and some frequently asked questions that cover most angles. Key messages to patients from the NHS: Please don’t …
  • Coronavirus vaccination: Calderdale NHS say “help us help you”
    Calderdale CCG, who commission NHS services in Calderdale, have published the advice below about the imminent roll-out of coronavirus vaccines in the area: We hope to receive supplies of the Pfizer BionTech vaccine over the next few weeks in Calderdale. At first, the vaccine will be available to …
  • Coronavirus Vaccine: Calderdale Council’s FAQ’s
    Here’s Calderdale Council’s latest advice on the Coronavirus Vaccine (8 Dec 2020), which is largely focused on reassuring recipients of its safety: Calderdale Council Advice: With news about the COVID-19 vaccines doing the rounds on social media over the last week, we’ve listened to …
  • NHS Coronavirus Vaccine Advice & Info
    This is the NHS’s guidance and information about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine (view it on the NHS website). The coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine is safe and effective. It gives you the best protection against coronavirus. Who can get the COVID-19 vaccine The NHS is currently offering the …
  • COVID-19 vaccination: guide for clinically vulnerable people
    This is the government’s latest advice about the Coronavirus vaccine. Although nominally aimed at older people, it is also directly relevant to people who are clinically vulnerable to the virus, including many people with disabilities. Contents What is COVID-19 or coronavirus? About the types …
  • Coronavirus Vaccinations Begin Today (Tues 8 Dec)
    This is how a couple of leading media outlets are reporting this important news as Coronavirus vaccinations begin to be administered in the UK: New Scientist First Pfizer/BioNTech vaccinations will be administered in the UK starting Tuesday The UK is preparing to administer the first doses of …
  • Green Light for first UK COVID-19 vaccine
    On 2 December 2020, the first COVID-19 vaccine for the UK, developed by Pfizer/BioNTech, has was given approval for use, following a thorough review carried out by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA). This is the Government’s press release on the subject: The …
  • Coronavirus Vaccine: Priority groups for vaccination
    This document was published by the Government on 2 December 2020 and sets out the priority order for people to receive the Covid-19 vaccination in the UK. This is a lengthy document, but for those simply interested in the current thinking on who will receive the vaccine first, this is the list …
  • Coronavirus Vaccine – Read The Information Circulated To GPs
    We are all interested in the upcoming Coronavirus vaccines. It’s natural to feel anxious about the details of how and when we will receive the vaccine. Below is a link to a document circulated to various health practitioners, including GPs, giving a lot of background information on the …
  • GPs likely to deliver Covid-19 vaccine
    The BMJ is reporting that the NHS has published an agreement to enable general practices to start delivering a covid-19 vaccine from as early as next month. A new directed enhanced service (DES), published 10 November, says practices will be expected to coordinate and deliver covid-19 vaccinations …
  • 90% Effective Covid-19 Vaccine Announcement
    Here’s a round up of the reaction to news that a vaccine may very soon be available for Covid-19, followed by a more analytical piece by the BMJ. The BBC Who will get the vaccine first and when can you have it? Have we finally got a coronavirus vaccine? ‘Milestone’ vaccine offers …
  • Encouraging Signs For Oxford Vaccine in Trials
    The University of Oxford coronavirus vaccine that is currently being trialled has been found to produce an immune response in people over the age of 55. The results are encouraging because older people are at an increased risk of becoming severely ill and dying from covid-19, partly because the …