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Urdu version of COVID-19 vaccination fertility video now available in response to public demand

A public information message explaining the COVID-19 vaccine in relation to fertility and pregnancy has been translated into Urdu to reach more members of the community. There were more than 1,000 hits in a matter of days in response to the initial video being posted. A public meeting with women from the local Muslim community led to the creation of an Urdu translation to hel ...

Homeless people receive COVID-19 vaccine as programme reaches more vulnerable members of Bracknell & Ascot communities

The COVID-19 vaccination programme in Bracknell Forest continues to make excellent progress, with the majority of those people in the top four priority cohorts having now received their first dose of the vaccine. The progress means that as well as moving onto the next national priority group – those aged 65-69 (cohort 5) - local vaccination services are working to protect clin ...

More than 200,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses given within local healthcare system

The number of doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered within the Frimley healthcare system has today passed 200,000. Hospital, GP-led and national vaccination centres have together achieved the landmark total, bringing greater protection to residents across the area. The latest national figures reveal that 20 million people across the country have now been offered the COVID ja ...

Rt Hon Theresa May MP visits local vaccination service to see health checks being offered alongside Covid-19 vaccinations to Maidenhead residents

Maidenhead Primary Care Network (PCN) is making the most of its Covid-19 vaccination drive, to ensure that all those booked-in for their vaccinations, are being offered health checks at Maidenhead PCN Health Pod, to screen our population and optimise their health during this pandemic. The Local Vaccination Service at Desborough Suite was launched in December 2020. The roll-out ...

Senior clinicians feature in short video on COVID-19 vaccinations, fertility and pregnancy

Senior clinicians in fertility and women’s health have recorded a short film to provide clarity and reassurance around the safety of the COVID-19 vaccination. Dr Lalitha Iyer and Dr Fatima Husain, have featured in a short video titled ‘What you need to know about the COVID-19 vaccinations, fertility and pregnancy’. Click here to view the video. Dr Iyer is the executi ...

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. ...