Covid Vaccination Programme Update 16.2.21

The vaccinations are now moving to the next tranche You can only use this service if any of the following apply: you are aged 65 and over, you have previously received a letter saying you are at high risk from coronavirus (clinically extremely vulnerable), you are a frontline health or social care worker. You also need to … Read more

Reminder and Latest Update (8.2.21)

Table of Contents Progress To Date The COVID-19 vaccination programme continues to be rolled out. The Program is on target for offering the COVID-19 vaccination to the top four priority groups by mid-February; HURRAH! Three large Vaccination Centres are open across Sussex: the Brighton Centre, The Welcome Building, Eastbourne, and Crawley Hospital; Residents living in … Read more

Shielding Advice for Clinically Extremely Vulnerable

All clinically extremely vulnerable (CEV) people should now have been advised by a letter from the Government to follow shielding guidance and of the support office available to them. Emails and texts have also been sent to many people on the list where contact information is available. The Shielded Patient List remains a live list, with people … Read more

COVID-19 Vaccination Scam Alert

Some people nationally are receiving suspicious calls, text messages and some doorstep offering the COVID-19 vaccination. To protect yourself and your family members from fraud and criminals, remember the following points. The vaccine is only available on the NHS for free to people in priority groups, and the NHS will contact you when it is … Read more

Astra Zeneca effective for all age groups

The following briefing from the NHS should provide reassurance, given the recent publicity on the matter.  Andy Miller Following recent media coverage about the Astra Zeneca vaccine, clinicians have provided reassurance that it is effective and should continue to be given to all age groups. Dr Mary Ramsay, Head of Immunisation at PHE, said: “Both the AstraZeneca and … Read more

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