The Chief Nurse for Suffolk and north east Essex said she is becoming concerned that not enough people are coming forward for their COVID booster vaccination before Christmas.
Looking for a pharmacy that will be open over Christmas and New Year? Get the opening hours of pharmacies over the bank holidays (25, 27 and 28 December 2021 and 3 January 2022).
Health leaders say that the capacity for booster appointments is being significantly expanded from today across Suffolk and north east Essex allowing people to get jabbed more easily.
The local NHS has launched a new campaign on TikTok aimed at counteracting the potentially harmful untruths and misinformation circulating on social media about COVID-19 vaccinations.
Local people no longer have to wait to receive an invitation from the NHS to have their COVID-19 booster vaccination.
Health professionals across north east Essex and Suffolk are highlighting how important it is for people in at-risk groups to have a flu vaccination.
Health commissioners are seeking local people to act as Assurance and Procurement Public Representatives.
Clinicians in Suffolk and north east Essex are using National Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Week (10-16 May) to promote the availability of more places on the prevention programme designed for people known to be at risk of the disease.
The next meeting of the Primary Care Commissioning Committee for east Suffolk will take place virtually on Tuesday April 27 at 2.00 p.m.
Community pharmacy teams in Suffolk are now offering free coronavirus (COVID-19) rapid test kits as they help to support the lifting of national restrictions and the pandemic recovery.
Latest figures reveal that 71% of the over 80s in the Suffolk and North East Essex ICS area have received their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccination, a near doubling in numbers over last week’s figure of 36%.
The first COVID-19 NHS large vaccination centre in Suffolk opens today (Tuesday 26 January).
A virtual community event will be held for people in Suffolk and north east Essex (postcode areas CO1-CO16) to put their questions about the COVID-19 pandemic to a panel of experts from local health and care services and community leaders.