Category: All Press Releases

Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine – update

Posted on 04/08/21 by AireAdmin

New guidance has been issued for the use of the Oxford AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine.

This follows further reviews by the independent regulator, the MHRA, and the Commission for Human Medicines, of a very small number of people in the UK who have developed a rare blood-clotting condition since having the Oxford AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine.

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Bradford district and Craven’s buildings lit up to celebrate vaccination landmark

Posted on 04/07/21 by AireAdmin

Buildings across Bradford district and Craven are being lit up in blue today (Wednesday 7 April 2021) to celebrate a key milestone in the local COVID-19 vaccination programme – as 250,000 local people have now received their first dose. Council and NHS buildings including the clock tower at City Hall in the centre of Bradford, […]

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NHS services are still here to help this Easter

Posted on 03/31/21 by AireAdmin

The local NHS is reminding people about the services open over the coming Bank Holiday weekend if they need help  People across Bradford district and Craven are being reminded of where they can access health services over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend when GP practices will be closed. This year the Easter Bank Holiday runs […]

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Covid-19 vaccine and Ramadan

Posted on 03/24/21 by AireAdmin

Ramadan starts on 13 April this year.  The British Islamic Medical Association has issued a statement confirming that people should not delay having their Covid-19 vaccination as part of Ramadan. They are clear that injections administered for non-nutritional purposes whilst fasting do not invalidate the fast.  Read their advice here and please note they […]

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Reviews confirm that Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine does not cause blood clots

Posted on 03/22/21 by AireAdmin

Rigorous reviews from both the UK and European independent regulators into the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine has confirmed that it does not increase the risk of people developing blood clots. Separate reviews were carried out by Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) and the European Medicines Agency (EMA) following reports of blood clots in a […]

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Partnership supports Young Carers Action Day

Posted on 03/16/21 by AireAdmin

West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership (WY&H HCP) is set to launch a new young carers App on the 16 March as part of Young Carers Action Day. The App has been coproduced with young carers following feedback on what support they need to make their caring role easier. Feedback included the importance […]

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Are you over 60? You can now book your COVID-19 vaccination

Posted on 02/24/21 by AireAdmin

If you are over 60 you can now book your COVID-19 vaccination using the National Booking Service. If not, you will be contacted when it is your turn. Please do not contact your GP practice for an appointment. See more details here:

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Captain Tom inspires a new generation of fund raisers in 6 year old Emilia

Posted on 02/23/21 by AireAdmin

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust urges people to talk to family and ‘Leave them Certain’ about organ donation

Posted on 02/10/21 by AireAdmin

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust is backing a new NHS campaign to urge families in Bradford, Airedale and Craven to talk about organ donation following research that less than half of adults in England have had the conversation. The Leave Them Certain campaign aims to highlight the impact not knowing has on the families who are […]

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West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership launch staff suicide prevention initiative

Posted on 02/03/21 by AireAdmin

West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership (WY&H HCP) is launching an innovative staff suicide prevention campaign targeted at more than 100,000 health, care, voluntary and community service colleagues working in organisations large and small across the area. Launching on the 4 February ‘Time to Talk’ day, the campaign aims to get people in […]

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