Norfolk and Waveney’s frontline healthcare workers are being celebrated as we recognise their extraordinary work and dedication during the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic.
The World Health Organisation declared 2020 as the Year of the Nurse and Midwife in recognition of the 200th birthday of Florence Nightingale. However, the celebrations were largely put on hold as the COVID-19 pandemic led to increased pressure on our health and social care services like never before.
The NHS launches a new large-scale Covid-19 vaccination centre at the Market Gates shopping centre in Great Yarmouth on Thursday (29 April 2021), as part of the biggest vaccination programme in NHS history.
The centre provides an additional option to the large-scale vaccination centres already delivering vaccines in Downham Market, Harleston, Kings Lynn, Norwich, Attleborough, North Walsham, and Lowestoft; and the hubs already successfully delivering vaccinations in local hospitals and in GP practices across the county.
Almost a quarter of people aged over 16 in Norfolk and Waveney have received their second dose of COVID-19 vaccine, newly released figures show.
According to data published today by NHS England and NHS Improvement 24% of local residents have received two doses of the life-saving vaccine.
Almost half of people aged over the age of 70 in Norfolk and Waveney have received their second dose of COVID-19 vaccine, newly released figures show.
According to data published today by NHS England and NHS Improvement 47% of people aged over 70 in Norfolk and Waveney have received two doses of the life-saving vaccine.