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For all the latest information regarding Covid-19, the vaccination programme, and related scam alerts.

The key messages from the NHS are:

  • The coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines are safe and effective. They will give you the best protection against coronavirus
  • The NHS will let you know when it is your turn to have a vaccine. It is important not to contact the NHS for a vaccination before then
  • You must have a booked appointment to receive your vaccine. Please do not turn up without an appointment – thank you to everyone for being patient and waiting to be contacted
  • Please continue to follow all the guidance to control the virus and save lives – hands, face, space

While the Covid-19 vaccination programme continues, the NHS reminds everyone that it is here for you:

Useful sources of information and advice:

For free confidential help for problems such as stress, worry and low mood, contact SLaM's IAPT service (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) has more information

There is lots of useful advice on health and health conditions and when to seek further medical advice at www.nhs.uk for example:
Cancer symptoms
Chest pain
Stroke symptoms

Leaflets in large print, and various translations, can be downloaded from NHS England

Coronavirus vaccines explained

Now that the NHS is rolling out a coronavirus vaccine, there are lots of questions we all have about what it might mean for us. Age UK has all the information you need, with a handy web-reader link for the visually impaired