Latest Covid-19 news from across Lancashire and South Cumbria

Posted: 8th April 2021

Clinic in Burnley to help low vaccine take-up

This week a vaccination clinic opened in Jinnah Development Trust & Community Centre in Burnley over a two-day period.

Posted: 8th April 2021

Statement on AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine following MHRA update

Statement on AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine following MHRA update

Posted: 1st April 2021

Vaccination Programme Update for April 2021

From the start of the programme, the NHS has successfully had to adjust week-to-week vaccine delivery in the light of fluctuations in supply

Posted: 30th March 2021

Second Dose Milestone As 2.5 Million Get Top-Up Jab

The NHS in England has vaccinated more than 25 million people against Covid-19, with the number of people receiving their second dose reaching a new weekly high.

Posted: 25th March 2021

Top Doctor Says Do Not Delay Getting an NHS Covid Jab

The country’s top doctor today urged everyone who is entitled to a Covid jab to come forward as new figures showed the NHS vaccination programme racked up record numbers of jabs last week.

Posted: 18th March 2021

NHS Chief Simon Stevens receives COVID-19 jab

NHS Chief Executive Sir Simon Stevens today joined nearly 22 million people in England who have received their first COVID-19 jab. Today marks another important milestone on the NHS vaccine rollout, with more than half of adults across England set to…

Posted: 17th March 2021

NHS invites everyone Aged 50 and over to be jabbed as vaccination programme marks 100th day

While the whole of the NHS doubles down to urge everyone already invited to take up the offer, new invitations are now going out nationally to millions of people aged 50 to 54 in the latest stage of the programme, the biggest in NHS history and…

Posted: 10th March 2021

NHS text alerts for life-saving COVID-19 jab

The NHS has begun texting people to invite them to book their life-saving COVID-19 jab, making it quicker and more convenient to get an appointment.

Posted: 1st March 2021

NHS invites people aged 60-plus to get life-saving Covid-19 vaccination

Almost two million people aged 60 to 63 will be invited to book a Covid jab this week as the NHS vaccination programme, the biggest in health service history, gains fresh momentum.

Posted: 25th February 2021

Lancashire and South Cumbria COVID-19 vaccination hits major milestone

In a major milestone, more than half a million patients have now been vaccinated against coronavirus in Lancashire and South Cumbria.