Over 45s Invited For Vaccinations

People aged 45 and over are now eligible to receive their Covid vaccination. Across the country, we are moving to the next phase of the COVID-19 vaccination programme after reaching the target to offer all those in phase 1 of the vaccination programme a vaccination. Everybody in cohorts 1 to 9 – those aged 50 and … Read more

Roadmap Out of Lockdown

Following the government’s announcement on 22nd February 2021 detailing how England will move out of lockdown, we at RSM have drawn up our own Roadmap. Our aim is to reopen slowly and safely in order to get back to normal by September 2021. We aim to return to work at the office from Monday 17th … Read more

Urgent Update 1/4/21

Urgent Message. From Sussex NHS This is an addition to the earlier message especially in reference to Centres Closing Whilst there is a national issue with supply, across Sussex we have sufficient vaccine available to keep our vaccination centres at Brighton, Chichester, Crawley and Eastbourne open for first dose appointments for the first two weeks … Read more

Update on Second Jabs – 01.04.21

The Sussex NHS have confirmed that they will be concentrating on providing the second jabs for Cohorts 1-9 during April, in particular in the first two weeks. There will be no vaccination of under 50’s at this time, other than the occasional ‘using up’ of spare doses at the end of a day. So the … Read more

Prescription Deliveries Tops 250

Since 4th November two teams of Parish Pals have delivered prescriptions to those members of our community who have been shielding or isolating. Between them they delivered a whopping 278 prescriptions in and around Rotherfield and Mark Cross, mainly on foot! As formal shielding measures  across England come to an end today (31 March) and … Read more

Changes to Vaccine Supply in April – 18.3.21

You will obviously be aware of announcements yesterday and today concerning delays of vaccine delivery. It has been announced that there will be no vaccination of under-50’s until May when supplies resume to normal and the second jabs have been given. The Government has said that all adults over twenty will receive vaccinations by the … Read more

Position Statement Regarding Astrazeneca/Oxford Vaccine – 17.3.21

Following the AstraZeneca vaccine suspension by some European countries pending a review of reports of blood clots, we have been given the following information: To clarify, the European Union’s medicines agency has said there is “no indication” that Oxford-AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine is the cause of reported blood clots.  The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has been carrying … Read more

Happy 1st Birthday Parish Pals

On 16th March 2020, with the Covid 19 lockdown looming,  Parish Pals was born, when 42 willing residents stepped up to become community volunteers. Parish Pals came to the aid of their friends and neighbours, particularly supporting those who had to shield or isolate. Twelve months later we are still in lockdown and they are … Read more

Vaccine Programme Update 15-3-21

Table of Contents Text messages from the national booking system: From this week the national programme will be sending text message invitations to those eligible and for whom their GP has a mobile phone number listed.  This is in addition to a letter, which may follow a day or so later, but it is hoped … Read more

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