As the largest ever NHS vaccination programme enters its last lap Devon’s Primary Care Medical Director Alex Degan has encouraged local residents to come forward for their first jab and remember to get their second vital and lifesaving dose.
The plea comes as people aged 40 and over are now able to book in their second jab on the national booking system from eight weeks after their...
Getting the Coronavirus vaccine - A Message from Devon aims to reassure people about both having the vaccination and the process of attending a centre. It encourages others to take up the opportunity when they are invited.
“Absolutely brilliant,” is how patient Gloria Brinicombe described the experience, “not in pain, beautifully done, very quick, very easy and everything was done...
The NHS in Devon is supporting people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities (BAME) to take up a potentially life-saving coronavirus vaccination when they are eligible as part of the national programme.
Like other areas of the country, take-up of the vaccination in Devon among some BAME communities is lower than in the overall population.
The NHS in Devon is making final preparations ready to welcome the first patients to two new large-scale caccination centres from 26 January.
The Mayflower Grandstand at Plymouth Argyle Football Club’s Home Park Stadium, and exhibition and event venue Westpoint Exeter will be hosting their first booked appointments to people aged 80 and above from next Tuesday.