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…

How to get your vaccines and boost your immunity in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin

People in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin are reminded to get their COVID and flu vaccinations to give themselves the best possible protection against these deadly illnesses this winter. The annual flu vaccination programme is now underway across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin, with many GP practices and pharmacies offering the flu jab. Those eligible, including people…

People in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin urged to get their flu and Covid-19 booster jabs as soon as they’re offered

14 October 2021

Residents in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin, who are eligible for the free flu vaccine and Covid-19 booster jab are being urged to book their appointments as soon as they are able to give themselves and their loved ones the best possible protection this winter. There could be a significant flu surge this winter coinciding with continuing or rising…

Walk-in Covid-19 boosters available

12 October 2021

For up to date information on COVID walk in and pop up clinics across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin, please click here. Anyone eligible for a Covid-19 booster vaccine in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin can now drop in to one of the four selected walk-in vaccination sites for the jab a minimum of six months after…

NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin offers Covid-19 vaccine to 12 to 15-year-olds

27 September 2021

It comes as all children and young people aged 12-15 years are now being offered a single dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine after the Government accepted advice from the four UK Chief Medical Officers (CMOs). The NHS in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin is now working with the local School Aged Immunisation Service (SAIS) to deliver this…

People Aged 16 and 17 Urged to Get Lifesaving Covid Vaccine As NHS Bookings Open

24 September 2021

People aged 16 and 17 are able to book their Covid-19 jabs through the National Booking Service from today as the NHS vaccination programme pulls out all the stops to protect people ahead of winter. Almost three quarters of a million young people in England – around 60% – have already received their vaccine thanks…

Shrewsbury care home residents among the first to receive their Covid-19 booster jabs

23 September 2021

Residents in a Shrewsbury care home were among the very first patients to receive their Covid-19 booster vaccines in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin. Isle Court Nursing Home in Bicton, Shrewsbury was the first home in the area to have had its residents vaccinated with their booster doses. A number of residents were also given their flu vaccines at the same…

Covid-19 booster vaccinations to be rolled out to patients via appointment only in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin from this week

20 September 2021

The NHS in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin will start delivering Covid-19 booster vaccinations to people in eligible groups as of this week via appointment only, as the biggest and most successful vaccination programme in health service history progresses to the next stage.  In line with new guidance set out by the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI), the NHS Vaccination Programme will now…

British youth weightlifting record holder Emily encourages 16 year olds and over to get vaccinated

17 September 2021

A six-time British record holder and youth weightlifting champion is encouraging those 16 and over to get their Covid-19 vaccine, in order to allow them to do the things they love and for life to return to normal. Emily Sweeney, a member of the Team GB Weightlifting team, who has competed across the UK and…

Local 16 and 17-year-olds encouraged to grab their COVID-19 jab this weekend

12 August 2021

Young people living in Shropshire Telford and Wrekin aged 16 and 17 are now able to get their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at one of our local vaccination clinics as part of the national “Grab a Jab” campaign from this weekend. This news comes as the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI)…

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