Leading local GP issues Covid-19 booster jab reminder

A leading local GP has reminded people who have not yet had their Covid-19 top-up booster jab that vaccination centres are ready and waiting for them in south west London. Dr Vasa Gnanapragasam’s reminder comes after the NHS began the latest phase of its Covid-19 vaccination programme in March, offering people aged 75 and over, older adult care […]

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Get your spring booster today and be protected this Summer: 5 Facts about the Spring Booster 

Coronavirus is still around us, so getting your Covid-19 spring booster jab will protect you and your loved ones this summer. You are eligible for the spring booster If you are aged: 75 and over  12 and over and have a weakened immune system  If you live in a care home for older people If […]

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Nearly one person every minute receiving their spring booster

The equivalent of 56 spring boosters were delivered to south west Londoners every hour during the first two weeks of the latest phase of the Covid-19 vaccination programme. The local NHS delivered 18,920 second boosters to eligible people* after 95-year-old grandad Devraj Jhalam from Slough became one of the first people nationally to receive their […]

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Local NHS delivers more than three million Covid-19 vaccinations

The Covid-19 vaccination drive in south west London has reached another major milestone with the local NHS revealing that more than three million jabs have now been delivered. Latest figures show that nearly 761,000 Covid-19 booster jabs have been given together with almost 2.25 million first and second doses. The landmark – covering the boroughs […]

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Croydon Health and Wellbeing Space

Life can be unpredictably tough. It can feel challenging, overwhelming and isolating at times. In moments like this having a safe space to visit can be a lifeline for many – this is why the NHS, social care and community organisations have come together to create Croydon Health and Wellbeing Space (CHWS). Whether it’s financial […]

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Faith and the COVID-19 vaccine

Taking the COVID-19 vaccine has been an easy decision for many, however we understand that some people feel that their religious beliefs may prevent them from being vaccinated. COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective and they give the best protection against COVID-19. However, it’s normal to have questions, particularly if you feel conflicted by your […]

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5 things you should know about the booster vaccination

To receive your booster dose, you need to be aged 16 and over have had your 2nd dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 3 months ago or more. If you are thinking about getting your booster dose, here are 5 things you should know about the vaccination: 1. Recent data from UK Health Security Agency […]

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Should my allergies stop me having the COVID vaccine?

Living with allergies can be challenging. Our vaccination teams in South West London say many people come forward with questions seeking trusted advice. Wandsworth GP Dr Nicola Williams is urging anyone with concerns to pop into a vaccination centre, where they can talk in confidence with no pressure to get the jab. “If you have […]

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