NHS To Offer Booster Booking To Every Adult by End of December

14 December 2021

As part of the biggest and fastest vaccine programme in health service history, online bookings are available for all those in their 30s and above from today. The national booking service will then open up to everyone aged 18 and over from Wednesday this week. The NHS is prioritising bookings for boosters and is urging…

One Million COVID-19 Vaccinations Delivered in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin

13 December 2021

Throughout the pandemic, hundreds of people have come together to set up and manage a vast number of vaccination sites to ensure our population has access to the vaccine. These include GP-led vaccinations sites, the mass vaccination sites (at Telford International Centre, Ludlow Racecourse, Shrewsbury Indoor Bowls Centre, Robert Jones Agnus Hunt), hospital hubs (at…

Boosters jabs available for eligible Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin residents three months after second jab by appointment only and at ‘some’ walk-in clinics.

9 December 2021

For up to date information on COVID walk in and pop up clinics across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin, please click here. People aged 40 and above are now able to have their Covid-19 vaccine three months (91 days) after the date of their second jab. Previously, a minimum six month gap (182 days) was required between…

One year on Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin Covid-19 Vaccination Service celebrates over 920,000 vaccines

8 December 2021

As we mark the year anniversary since the Covid-19 vaccination programme – the largest and fastest in British history – got underway, Mr Stephen Bridgwater from Edgebold in Shrewsbury, who was one of the first in line at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital for his Covid-19 vaccine on 11 December 2020 has praised workers for their…

Get vaccinated to protect yourself and loved ones this Christmas at the Grab a Jab Weekend

24 November 2021

For up to date information on COVID walk in and pop up clinics across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin, please click here. People living in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin are being encouraged to protect themselves and their loved ones ahead of the festive season by getting vaccinated at one of the county’s walk-in clinics as part…

People of all ages in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin are urged to take up ‘Evergreen’ vaccine offer

18 November 2021

Cases of COVID-19 in the over 60s have increased in both the East and West Midlands in the last week with over 60s case rates per 100,000 above the average for the whole of England which stands at 232,000. Statistics from the ONS this month have also shown that the risk of death involving COVID-19…

‘At risk’ people in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin urged to get the flu jab

17 November 2021

At a time of increased publicity around cases of Covid-19 and the vaccination programme, clinicians in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin are warning those eligible not to forget to get their free flu jab when invited by their GP practice or by going to a community pharmacy to increase their protection against this winter disease. On…

Immunosuppressed people in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin urged to come forward for their third primary dose

16 November 2021

People in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin who are immunosuppressed are being strongly encouraged to come forward for their third primary dose of the Covid vaccine by the NHS in the county.  Being immunosuppressed means having a weakened immune system and this can be due either to certain diseases or conditions, such as some cancers, AIDS, and certain genetic disorders,…

Surgeon who recovered from Covid urges those eligible to have their booster and flu jab

11 November 2021

A respected clinician, who has recently recovered from Covid-19, is encouraging those who are eligible, living in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin, to get their booster dose and flu vaccination, ahead of the challenging winter months.  Mr Sudheer Karlakki, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital (RJAH), is stressing the importance of getting…

NHS opens online Covid-19 vaccination bookings for 12-15 year olds

26 October 2021

Parents will be able to book Covid-19 vaccinations online for their 12-15 year old children from the end of today (Friday) with appointments available as soon as tomorrow, the NHS has announced. People will be able to go online and check the National Booking Service to see if their local site has appointments to vaccinate…

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