Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The coronavirus (COVID19) outbreak is having an impact on everyone’s daily lives, as the government and the NHS take necessary steps to manage the outbreak, reduce transmission and treat those who need medical attention.

It may be difficult, but by following guidance on social distancing, or staying at home, you are helping to protect yourself, your family, the NHS and your community.

To stop the spread of the virus remember Hands. Face. Space: wash your hands regularly, use a face covering when social distancing is not possible and try to keep your distance from those not in your household.

Testing information

You can find information about testing for COVID-19 and anti-body testing for both local people and staff here

Vaccine information

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Apr 1, 2021, 9:00 AM
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
Mar 30, 2021, 10:41 AM
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.
Mar 25, 2021, 9:37 AM
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.
Mar 18, 2021, 2:03 PM
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 have had their first vaccination by the end of the day.
Mar 17, 2021, 12:27 PM
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 fastest in Europe.


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