Category: Coronavirus news

Face coverings must be worn in health services across district

Posted on 07/15/21 by AireAdmin

People accessing health services in the district must continue to wear face coverings Healthcare organisations across Bradford District and Craven have come together to remind people accessing health services that they must continue to wear face coverings, follow social distancing guidance and any other on-site information to keep themselves, other patients and healthcare professionals safe. […]

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MyLahore teams up with the NHS to help staff get vaccinated

Posted on 07/07/21 by AireAdmin

THE NHS in Bradford District and Craven has joined forces with leading restaurant chain MyLahore to vaccinate its staff. Around 30 staff from MyLahore’s flagship Bradford restaurant will be vaccinated at Bradford College’s vaccination centre – with jabs taking place yesterday and today. This approach forms part of the wider vaccination rollout by the NHS […]

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Blood test clinic in Skipton is moving back to Skipton Hospital from 5 July

Posted on 06/30/21 by AireAdmin

From Monday 5th July the blood testing (phlebotomy) service, which temporarily relocated to Dyneley House in Skipton due to the Covid vaccinations, will be returning to the Day Hospital at Skipton General Hospital. The clinic times for Skipton Hospital are: Mon-Fri, 8.30am – 11.30am You will still need to book your appointment using the online […]

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Walk-in and grab your jab this weekend

Posted on 06/24/21 by AireAdmin

 Anyone aged 18 or over in Bradford district and Craven can get their coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination this weekend by walking into one of a number of drop-in vaccination clinics. Dubbed ‘Grab a Jab’ the country-wide vaccination push aims to make it as easy as possible for anyone to receive either their first or second dose […]

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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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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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Covid-19 vaccine

Posted on 12/09/20 by AireAdmin

Now that we have the first vaccine that has been rigorously tested and confirmed as safe and highly effective, the NHS is starting to offer vaccines to those who are at most risk from Covid-19. At the moment, the vaccine can only be offered from a few hospital ‘hubs’ across the country where it can […]

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