NHS workers in England offered 3% pay rise

Nurses and other NHS workers will get the extra ‘in recognition of unique impact of pandemic’ on staff. Source link

Nadhim Zahawi: At-risk children aged 12-17 to be offered vaccine

Children aged 12-17 with underlying health conditions will be offered the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, the government has said. Speaking in the House of Commons, Vaccines Minister Nadhim Zahawi said children in the age range will also be offered a vaccine “if they live with someone who is immunosuppressed”. Read more: Covid: Hundreds of thousands of under-18s… Continue reading Nadhim Zahawi: At-risk children aged 12-17 to be offered vaccine

Covid: Vaccine offered to all UK adults, says government

But Jeremy Hunt, chairman of the Commons health select committee, said on Saturday that the government was likely to have to reintroduce some controls in the autumn, as rising case numbers and hospital admissions meant the NHS was facing a “very serious” situation. Source link

Covid: Arsenal stadium tours offered as part of vaccine clinic

Fans are being offered the “memorable experience” when they get vaccinated at the Emirates. Source link

Covid: Children aged 12-17 unlikely to be offered vaccine in UK

Some groups of children may be vaccinated – but not all, the UK’s vaccine experts are expected to say. Source link

Covid vaccination: All adults in Wales offered first jab

All over-18s have been offered a first vaccination six weeks ahead of schedule, Wales’ health minister says. Source link

Covid vaccines for 25 to 29-year-olds offered in England

People aged 25 and older in England will be able to book a Covid vaccine from Tuesday morning, the health secretary has announced. And Matt Hancock said that would bring “us ever closer to the goal” of offering all adults in the UK a vaccine by the end of July. He was updating MPs on… Continue reading Covid vaccines for 25 to 29-year-olds offered in England

Under 40s to be offered alternative to AZ vaccine

He added: “As Covid-19 rates continue to come under control, we are advising that adults aged 18- 39 years with no underlying health conditions are offered an alternative to the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, if available, and if it does not cause delays in having the vaccine.” Source link

Covid-19 vaccine offered to people aged 40 and over in England

Nine out of every 10 people aged 45 and over have now had a jab in England, NHS officials say. Source link

Covid-19: Vaccine offered to 42-year-olds in England

Those who are due to turn 42 by 1 July can also book their jabs on the NHS website. Source link