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Vaccination journey on the national news

Following the initial vaccination delivery to the most at-risk groups, young people categorised as being 'clinically extremely vulnerable' are now being invited to make their appointments. Vaccination services are contacting people under 65 with a range of health conditions to offer them their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine. One such person is Hope Stevens, 22, from Farnh ...

New vaccination service opens in Fleet

A new vaccination centre today (Wednesday, February 17) began delivering COVID-19 vaccines to Fleet residents. The service at The Harlington welcomed its first visitors this morning, opening another front in the battle against coronavirus. People in the 65-69 age group and those people aged under 65 who are classified as clinically at risk are being invited by their GP practi ...

Call for people aged 70 and over to contact NHS for a COVID jab

People aged 70 and over who have not yet been vaccinated against COVID and who would like to be are today being asked to contact the NHS to arrange a jab. Until now the NHS has asked people to wait until they are contacted to help ensure that those who are most vulnerable are protected first – and that remains the case for most people. However, to ensure absolutely everyone i ...

COVID-19 vaccination sites set up in Slough continue to go from strength to strength

Slough Primary Care colleagues have been busy getting residents vaccinated against Covid-19. The roll-out of the Covid-19 vaccination sites in Slough continue to go from strength to strength in line with national timelines and guidance. The majority of Slough residents aged 80 and over, including those residing in local care homes as well as those who are housebound, have now ...

Healthier Together: New website for parents and carers of children

When children become ill it can be difficult for their parents and carers to always know the best way to care for them, particularly if they are very young and can't tell you exactly what is wrong. ...

Latest newsletter now available

The latest Stakeholder Update newsletter for Frimley Health and Care is now available. You can find the update, including a message from our system Lead Fiona Edwards, here. You can also view all the previous updates we have been sharing. ...

National recognition for local vaccine effort

Alongside the many kind words of thanks and appreciation our vaccination teams are receiving from their patients, we've been getting plaudits from the very top. The Prime Minister mentioned the great performance of the Yateley vaccination team in one of his daily coronavirus briefings and a few days later Dr Gareth Robinson, the Yateley vaccination lead, took a call from the D ...

Screen star Brian and wife Hildegarde left Blessed by life-saving local Covid care

‘Gordon’s alive!’ was heard booming within the Heatherside Surgery corridor on Friday evening (8 January 2021) as iconic stage and screen star and Surrey Heath resident Brian Blessed OBE - and his wife Hildegarde - joined the fight against Covid-19. Both Brian and Hildegarde received their vaccination as part of the largest vaccination programme in NHS history on Wednesday, De ...

Open letter to Frimley Health and Care residents

To all residents of East Berkshire, Surrey Heath and North East Hampshire and Farnham: Thank you for the support you have shown the NHS and social care during this pandemic. We are writing to you to ask for your help to keep our communities safe. You will be aware that we are under a national lockdown as a result of significant increases in the numbers of people testing posit ...

Vaccinating Health and social care staff

NHS England and NHS Improvement have now published a Standard Operating Procedure for the vaccination of frontline health and social care staff. This identifies the people who can currently access NHS Health and Social Care vaccination hubs. This guidance will help organisations plan the rollout, including providing information on prioritisation and delivery methods. All fron ...