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Covid Boosters for those most at risk this Autumn

Covid Boosters for those most at risk this Autumn Since the first COVID-19 vaccination was given in December 2020, nearly 150 million first, second and booster doses have been given in the UK. In the final part of our vaccine series, we discuss COVID and the Autumn Booster campaign. Nearly 94% of people over 12 … Continued

Covid Spring Boosters: Who Needs One and How To Get it

Covid Spring Boosters: Who Needs One and How To Get it A new covid booster campaign will launch soon to give added protection to those most at risk of getting seriously ill with covid. The decision to offer spring boosters comes from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) and is based on how … Continued

Viruses spread more quickly in winter: Get Boosted

Viruses spread more quickly in winter: Get Boosted Vaccinations are your best protection against covid-19 and flu, which spread more quickly in winter, and can both cause serious illness. Protection provided by covid-19 vaccines decreases over time, so if you are over 50, in an at-risk group or pregnant, boost your immunity this winter. Because … Continued

Millions more invited to get Autumn Covid Booster

Millions more invited to get Autumn Covid Booster From the morning of Friday 14th October, millions more people will be offered the extra protection of an Autumn Covid Booster vaccination. Anyone aged 50 or over can book their jab online or by calling 119. More than 7 million people have received their boosters since the … Continued

Covid Boosters: Book now if you are aged 65 or above

Covid Boosters: Book now if you are aged 65 or above People aged 65 and above can now book their Autumn Covid Booster. Getting your booster will give you added protection as we head into flu season and will help protect the NHS this winter. Book your booster online or by calling 119. Who else … Continued

Please continue to wear masks

Please continue to wear masks in NHS settings With covid cases in Newcastle on the rise, we want to encourage patients to continue to wear masks when visiting us or any other NHS setting. For GP practices to smoothly deliver safe, efficient services to patients, we need to minimise the risk of covid spreading as … Continued

Covid Digest for March 2022

The latest updates and news you need to know about Covid-19. Spring Boosters A Spring Boosters campaign has been launched, inviting certain groups of people to book an additional covid vaccination. The NHS is currently offering the extra protection of another jab to everyone aged 75 or older, all residents of care homes, and anyone … Continued