TV set where Peaky Blinders is filmed is converted into a mass Covid vaccination centre

TV set where BBC gangster drama Peaky Blinders is filmed is converted into a mass Covid vaccination centre Black Country Living Museum in Dudley turned into a vaccination centre  It opened its doors this morning to help priority patients receive their jabs Attraction formerly used as the filming location for BBC series Peaky Blinders By … Read more TV set where Peaky Blinders is filmed is converted into a mass Covid vaccination centre

Britain’s vaccination figures dropped to 200,000 on Sunday slowdown

Britain managed to dish out 220,000 coronavirus vaccinations on Sunday, as the pace of the NHS drive to inoculate the most vulnerable slackened for the first time in five days. Department of Health figures showed 220,249 first doses and 818 second doses were administered across the country on January 24. This is half the almost 500,000 jabs … Read more Britain’s vaccination figures dropped to 200,000 on Sunday slowdown

NHS’s vaccination targets are on course as 491,970 people get the jab in one day

The NHS’s ambitions vaccination targets are on track as a record-breaking 493,013 get their jabs in just one day. Matt Hancock today revealed that three quarters of over-80s have received doses of the jab – with a total of 6.4 million Britons vaccinated since the roll out began. Saturday alone saw 491,970 people get their first … Read more NHS’s vaccination targets are on course as 491,970 people get the jab in one day

JANET STREET-PORTER: Boris promised us the vaccination programme would be fast and fair

If one more person texts me the good news they’ve had a jab, I’ll scream. Over 400,000 people were vaccinated yesterday, and centres are opening apace in high street pharmacies, and even a mosque. But scoring an appointment for vaccination remains a lottery depending on where you live. In the North East over two thirds … Read more JANET STREET-PORTER: Boris promised us the vaccination programme would be fast and fair

What IS holding up Britain’s great Covid vaccination push?

Fears Britain’s great Covid vaccination rollout had stagnated were sparked yesterday after official data revealed the number of doses dished out had fallen for three days in a row.    And with less than month to go until Number 10‘s target of vaccinating 14million of the most vulnerable people expires, pressure is growing on officials to … Read more What IS holding up Britain’s great Covid vaccination push?

Covid UK: Pensioners in ‘vaccination hotspots’ make plans for future

Pensioners in vaccination hotspots are celebrating after receiving their Covid jabs and are looking forward to making the most of their freedom by enjoying a pint and hitting the races when lockdown ends.   Some regions are leading the way with vaccines, with the Cockermouth and Maryport primary care network in Cumbria having vaccinated 92.8 per … Read more Covid UK: Pensioners in ‘vaccination hotspots’ make plans for future

Coronavirus UK: Salisbury Cathedral turned into mass vaccination hub

Vaccinations are continuing to be dished out at Salisbury Cathedral today as religious landmarks join the battle against the coronavirus. NHS staff worked with church workers and volunteers to help the elderly receive their jab in the 800-year-old place of worship in Wiltshire. Pictures today showed rows of mask-wearing visitors sitting in the atrium in … Read more Coronavirus UK: Salisbury Cathedral turned into mass vaccination hub

Matt Hancock says vaccination drive is ‘a full seven-day’ service

Matt Hancock has insisted the UK’s ambitious vaccination drive is a ‘full seven-day service’ – despite an apparent drop in the number of people receiving jabs at the weekend. This week’s figures showed a total of 321,951 people received a dose of the Oxford or Pfizer vaccine on Thursday – followed by a further 328,260 on Friday. The … Read more Matt Hancock says vaccination drive is ‘a full seven-day’ service

Covid UK: Matt Hancock says vaccination drive is ‘seven-day’ service

Matt Hancock has insisted the UK’s ambitious vaccination drive is a ‘full seven-day service’ – despite an apparent drop in the number of people receiving jabs at the weekend. This week’s figures showed a total of 321,951 people received a dose of the Oxford or Pfizer vaccine on Thursday – followed by a further 328,260 on Friday. The … Read more Covid UK: Matt Hancock says vaccination drive is ‘seven-day’ service

Soldiers help build 80 new vaccination centres in Scotland

Troops have been drafted in to set up 80 new vaccination centres in Scotland to strengthen the fightback against coronavirus. The massive operation will get under way this week with Armed Forces personnel set to identify suitable sites. Ninety-eight soldiers are being deployed over the next 28 days to prepare locations where NHS Scotland can … Read more Soldiers help build 80 new vaccination centres in Scotland