Book or manage your coronavirus vaccination – 45+

Use this service to book a coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination or manage your appointments. Who can use this service You can only use this service if any of the following apply: you are aged 45 or over you are at high risk from coronavirus (clinically extremely vulnerable) you have a condition that puts … Read More

Vaccine supply update

The Government’s Vaccines Task Force have now notified the NHS that there will be a significant reduction in weekly supply available from manufacturers beginning in the week commencing 29 March, meaning volumes for first doses will be significantly constrainedOver this next period the focus will be on: vaccinating those in … Read More

NHS text alerts for life-saving COVID jab

The NHS will begin texting people today (09/03/2021) inviting them to book their life saving COVID jab, making it quicker and more convenient to get an appointment. Almost 400,000 people aged 55 and over and 40,000 unpaid carers will be the first to get a text alert inviting them to … Read More

COVID vaccine roll out – carers

You can get the COVID-19 vaccine if you are a main carer of someone at high risk from coronavirus and either: you get Carer’s Allowance – find out more about Carer’s Allowance on GOV.UK it says you are a carer in your GP record You can book appointments at a … Read More

Covid vaccination and Ramadan

The British Islamic Medical Association (BIMA) have produced an FAQ for Muslim communities regarding fasting and Covid-19 vaccinations. They have also produced a graphic, which shares the key message that taking the Covid-19 vaccination does not invalidate the fast during Ramadan. READ MORE HERE GMCVO – March 21

Let us know what you think about the COVID-19 vaccine

Please spare a few moments to tell us what you think about the COVID-19 vaccine. The NHS is doing everything it can to deliver COVID-19 vaccines in the Bury area. We want to know: ·         What you think about the vaccine programme ·         Whether you would be willing to have … Read More

Diabetes UK : Coronavirus Vaccines Q&A webinar

With lots in the news at the moment about the different coronavirus vaccines, Diabetes Scotland  are hosting an exclusive online panel discussion to answer any questions about the vaccines, how they work and how effective they are for people with diabetes. Date:     Wednesday 20th January 2021 Time:    7 – 8:30pm … Read More