NHS urges people in current COVID-19 vaccination priority groups: ‘Don’t delay – take up the offer now’

Senior NHS vaccinators in Gloucestershire are urging people to act quickly and book an appointment as soon as local GP services make contact to invite them for their COVID-19 vaccination. Rapid progress is being made by local GP services in the county in vaccinating those residents in current priority groups, with the large majority taking up appointments and receiving their first dose. The NHS locally is keen to make maximum use of current vaccine supplies and ensure that as... Read More

National NHS invite to 30- and 31-year olds for COVID-19 vaccination – information for local residents

Around a million people across England in the 30-31 age range will receive a text message from the national NHS in the coming days, inviting them to book their COVID-19 vaccination through the national booking system (NBS) – website and phone number. In Gloucestershire, the bulk of community vaccinations are being delivered through a network of 10 GP led Primary Care Network vaccination services. These centres are not on the national booking system. If they have not already... Read More

National NHS invite to 32- and 33-year olds for COVID-19 vaccination – information for local residents

Around a million people across England in the 32-33 age range will have received a text message from the national NHS over the weekend, inviting them to book their COVID-19 vaccination through the national booking system (NBS) – website and phone number. In Gloucestershire, the bulk of community vaccinations are being delivered through a network of 10 GP led Primary Care Network vaccination services. These centres are not on the national booking system. If they have not already... Read More

NHS in Gloucestershire hits 600,000 vaccinations milestone

Vaccination teams across Gloucestershire have been widely praised as yet another major COVID-19 vaccination milestone is surpassed in the county today, with more than 600,000 doses given. This includes more than 230,000 second doses, which NHS leaders have described as a remarkable effort. If they have not already been in contact, local GP services will be in touch as soon as supplies allow offering first dose appointment slots locally to people between the ages of 34 and 39,... Read More

National NHS invite to 34- and 35-year olds for COVID-19 vaccination – information for local residents

Around a million people across England in the 34-35 age range will receive a text message from the national NHS today or tomorrow, inviting them to book their COVID-19 vaccination through the national booking system (NBS) – website and phone number. In Gloucestershire, the bulk of community vaccinations are being delivered through a network of 10 GP led Primary Care Network vaccination services. These centres are not on the national booking system. If they have not already been... Read More

National NHS invite to 36- and 37-year olds for COVID-19 vaccination – information for local residents

Around a million people across England in the 36-37 age range will receive a text message from the national NHS today or tomorrow, inviting them to book their COVID-19 vaccination through the national booking system (NBS) – website and phone number. In Gloucestershire, the bulk of community vaccinations are being delivered through a network of 10 GP led Primary Care Network vaccination services. These centres are not on the national booking system. If they have not already been... Read More

Update on second doses for people aged over 50 and those with underlying health conditions (cohorts 1-9)

Following the national announcement that people over the age of 50 and those at risk should have their second COVID-19 vaccination brought forward from 12 to 8 weeks, the NHS in Gloucestershire is reassuring residents that they do not need to contact their GP surgery. The NHS will be in touch with those who need their appointment brought forward. The majority of people over the age of 65 have received both doses of the vaccine and local vaccination teams will be working hard in... Read More

National NHS invite to 38- and 39-year olds for COVID-19 vaccination – information for local residents

Around a million people across England in the 38-39 age range will have received a text message from the national NHS today, inviting them to book their COVID-19 vaccination through the national booking system (NBS) – website and phone number. In Gloucestershire, the bulk of community vaccinations are being delivered through a network of 10 GP led Primary Care Network vaccination services. These centres are not on the national booking system. If they have not already been in... Read More