Category: Coronavirus news

Vaccine update: Third dose recommended for severely immunosuppressed

Posted on 09/13/21 by AireAdmin

The JCVI has recommended that people who were severely immunosuppressed at the time of their first or second Covid-19 vaccination should be offered a third dose. This is an extra ‘top-up’ dose in response to evidence showing that they may not have responded as well to the vaccine as others and will therefore have lower […]

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Comic strips capture Covid vaccine experience of district’s young people

Posted on 08/18/21 by AireAdmin

A series of eye-catching comic strip graphics capturing the stories of young people across the district that have had their Covid vaccine have officially been launched this week to encourage others to get vaccinated. Naureen Hafiz has been working with The Leap and the NHS Covid vaccination programme for Bradford District and Craven to share […]

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Support service launched to help patients after Covid-19

Posted on 08/16/21 by AireAdmin

People recovering from Covid-19 across Bradford District and Craven will benefit from a support service provided by the NHS that has been launched today (Wednesday 11 August). The service developed, by a range of health and care professionals through the Act as One health and care partnership, will be available to those who continue to […]

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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 https://britishima.org/operation-vaccination/hub/statements/#FAST and please note they […]

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