The Norfolk and Waveney health and care system is offering further walk-in opportunities – including two new sites this Thursday in Lowestoft and Harleston - to vaccinate remaining people in priority groups 1-9, building on the 61% of adults in the area who have already received their first dose of the vaccine.
The two new walk-in clinics are being offered at:
Local people will have better, more joined up care as Norfolk and Waveney’s health and care services become an Integrated Care System from next month.
Integrated Care Systems, which require all parts of the NHS to work with each other, local councils and other partners, are being rolled out across the country from April. The Norfolk and Waveney Health and Care Partnership will be one of 42 systems across England, and involves our local hospitals, community and mental health trusts, GP practices, local councils and other care providers.
More than 60% of people aged over 16 in Norfolk and Waveney have now received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, newly released figures show.
The news comes as health leaders urge people who are eligible to come forward and book themselves an appointment.
The Norfolk and Waveney health and care system is having a massive push this weekend to vaccinate all remaining people in priority groups 1-9 before we are given the go-ahead to open up appointments to younger cohorts in the near future.
Whilst 54% of Norfolk and Waveney’s adult population have already received the vaccine, it is vital that people over the age of 50 that have not already booked an appointment are reminded and encouraged to do so.