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Boosters for health and care staff and those most vulnerable
30 Sep 2021

The vaccination booster programme is underway across Norfolk and Waveney with priority for third doses being given to those who are immunosuppressed or identified on patient records as being Clinically Extremely Vulnerable. 

Hospital consultants and local GPs are working closely together to ensure that these very vulnerable patients are contacted as soon as possible to make an appointment for their third vaccine as these patients are less likely to have retained anti-bodies from their first vaccines.

Breckland residents updated on recent progress of GP Practice at local community event
30 Sep 2021

A Breckland GP practice held a successful event for members of the public to hear about its efforts to improve services and to provide feedback about how it can better meet the needs of the local community.

A community event, which was organised by Watton Medical Practice and attended by over 250 residents, outlined recent areas of improvement and provided an update on the work happening within both the practice and the community to improve healthcare delivery for its patients.

Kings Lynn: Bring your vaccine worries and questions to the bus – we’re listening
29 Sep 2021

The NHS Worry Bus will be parked on Tuesday Market Place on Saturday 9 October from 11am to 5pm.  The service will offer the time, space and clinical expertise to ask questions about the vaccine and provide reassurance to anyone who has anxieties or concerns about getting a covid jab.

Norfolk and Waveney has performed strongly throughout the vaccination programme roll out, and a staggering 93% of people have had at least one vaccine.

Prioritising covid protection for the most clinically vulnerable
23 Sep 2021

 The vaccination booster programme is now underway across Norfolk and Waveney with a third covid vaccine being offered to eligible patient groups in line with national and JCVI guidance. 

Priority for third doses is being given to those who are immunosuppressed or identified on patient records as being Clinically Extremely Vulnerable, as these patients are less likely to have retained anti-bodies from their first vaccines.  Hospital consultants and local GPs are working closely together to ensure that these very vulnerable patients are contacted as soon as possible to make an appointment for their third vaccine.

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