This week has seen our vaccination programme continue to make progress. So far, 683,974 vaccinations have been administered in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire with 53,677 delivered in the last week. In total, 169,360 second doses have now been administered.
The NHS is urging anyone who qualifies for a jab, but has not yet received one, to book an appointment. Those who are currently eligible include over 40s, frontline health and social care workers as well as those who are clinically vulnerable and carers. You can book an appointment by calling 119 or visiting the National Booking Website.
This Bank Holiday weekend if you have an urgent health concern or need medical advice when your GP practice is closed, don’t worry you can call NHS 111 or visit 111.nhs.uk. NHS 111 will direct you to the most appropriate service to use. It’s free to call 24 hours a day. For life threatening injuries or illness call 999. Pharmacies are open across the weekend; you can find which pharmacies are open near you here.
The NHS is here for you and so if you are concerned about a new lump or mole or have any other health issues then please get in touch with your GP or in an emergency call 999. If you are unsure which service you need, call 111 or go to 111 Online who will advise you on the best service for your needs.
If you have symptoms of coronavirus, including a new continuous cough, a high temperature or a loss of, or change in, your normal sense of smell or taste, then get a test by calling 119 or go online to https://www.gov.uk/get-coronavirus-test
For more information about the Covid-19 vaccination programme, please click here.
For information on how to book a Covid-19 vaccination appointment, please click here.