Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Lichfield Cathedral joins the fight ...

  Staffordshire’s grandest, most historic and most visible vaccination site starts work protecting patients this week – at Lichfield Cathedral. The cathedral will be used by Lichfield Primary Care Network (PCN) which includes the Westgate Practice and Langton Medical Group. Patients will be contacted directly by their GP practice and offered appointments. All of Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent’s PCNs will be vaccinating this week. ...

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National invite for over 80s ...

Nationally, 600,000 over 80s have received a letter inviting them to book an appointment for the COVID-19 vaccine at one of seven new vaccination centres. People will have been invited if they live within 45 minutes of each centre.   It...

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Oxford arrives at the home ...

    Patients calling at the home of Staffordshire’s famous yellow diggers will be among the first to receive the new Oxford AstraZeneca COVID vaccination at GP-led clinics. Powerful new weapon in the fight against COVID and will help acce...

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Staffordshire Residents With No Covid ...

Residents who need to be out and about in Staffordshire during the lockdown are being urged to have regular Covid-19 tests, even if they don’t have symptoms. Staffordshire County Council now plans to roll out testing...

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Third Covid-19 Vaccine approved

  The US made Moderna vaccine has become the third to be approved for use in the UK by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA).   Sky News are reporting that seven million doses ...

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Three new vaccination sites open ...

  Three more Primary Care Networks (PCNs)* will open sites this week to start vaccinating their most vulnerable patients against COVID.   As tighter lockdown restrictions come into place the increased rollout of the vaccin...

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