Vulnerable people in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin urged to get spring booster jab as Covid-19 cases rise

24 June 2022

NHS Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin is urging people aged 75 and over and people aged 12 and over with a weakened immune system who have not yet come forward to get their spring booster as cases of COVID-19 have begun to rise. The Office for National Statistics has reported an increase in the percentage of…

NHS Doctor urges people eligible for a Spring Booster to come forward for theirs

31 May 2022

Dr Femi Ipadeola, a Medical Prescriber working within the Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Covid-19 Vaccination Programme, has issued the relaying call, reminding people that “Covid has not gone away”. His plea comes amidst concern that people, who are eligible for their Spring Booster are choosing to wait until they are called in by their local…

Jungle-themed vaccination clinic helps put children at ease

14 April 2022

A Covid-19 vaccination clinic has been transformed into a mini jungle in order to put young children at ease when they come for their jab.  The Vaccination Centre at The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital (RJAH) in Oswestry has had its own injection – of colour – in time to make the clinic…

NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin offers Covid-19 vaccine to children aged 5 to 11

8 April 2022

With schools across the county breaking up for the Easter holidays next week, sites – including the Vaccination Centre at The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital (RJAH) in Oswestry, Coral House in Shrewsbury, Teldoc in Telford and  Turreff Hall in Donnington – started to provide vaccinations from earlier this week for this age…

Spring booster available for extremely high-risk groups

18 March 2022

The NHS will contact those who are eligible to make a Spring booster appointment, so people should wait until they hear from the NHS – this will be by letter or text – please do not contact your GP practice about your Spring booster. Those eligible for the Spring booster are: adults aged 75 years and over…

Opening up vaccination bookings and walk-ins to ‘at risk’ 5 to 11-year-olds “means all the family are safe and protected”, say Shropshire family

10 March 2022

Parents and carers of children aged 5 to 11 years old, who are at high risk of being very unwell from Covid-19 or who live with someone who has a weakened immune system, are being encouraged to get their child booked or walk-in for their vaccine at the earliest opportunity. Last week it was confirmed that parents…

Parents of ‘at risk’ 5 to 11-year-olds can now book COVID-19 vaccinations appointments at RJAH

4 March 2022

Parents or carers of 5 to 11-year-old children who are at high risk of being very unwell from Covid-19, or who live with someone who has a weakened immune system are now able to book a Covid-19 vaccination appointment at The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt (RJAH) Orthopaedic Hospital Vaccination Centre. Appointments at RJAH vaccination…

Therapy Dogs at RJAH Vaccination Centre to help relax children and young people whilst they have their jabs

18 February 2022

As children and young people across the Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin are being urged to get their Covid-19 vaccination over February half term, The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt (RJAH) Orthopaedic Hospital vaccination staff and volunteers have enlisted the help of two four legged friends from the charity Therapy Dogs Nationwide to help relax children…

Young people aged 12-17 urged to “grab a jab” during half term to ensure they can safely continue doing the things they love

17 February 2022

Half term is the perfect opportunity for students aged 12 or older to grab a jab, particularly if they have missed an opportunity to get vaccinated in school. In Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin, the NHS has increased walk-in appointments across the county to provide opportunity for this age group to get vaccinated against Covid-19 in…

People with a learning disability and autism encouraged to get their COVID-19 vaccine

People living in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin with a learning disability and/or autism are being encouraged by NHS doctors to get their COVID-19 vaccines if they haven’t already had them. People living with a learning disability or autism are more likely to catch COVID-19 and become very ill as a result. At Oak Farm, Ditton…

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