Father accompanies his 10 year old to get vaccinated

Luke Mansell took his 10-year-old son Joshua to get his first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, he said: “Joshua’s mum and sister are both immunosuppressed and Covid for us has been extraordinary with isolation and at one stage moving completely out of London to keep them safe because of the rates. So, for us it […]

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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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Community champions and NHS staff attend Westminster Abbey thank you event

NHS staff and community champions from south west London attended a special thank you event at Westminster Abbey. They were among GPs, pharmacists and other members of voluntary groups at Westminster Abbey on 23 March. The Abbey, which has been used as a vaccination centre pop up venue, hosted keynote speakers from across London. The […]

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Five facts about the Covid-19 vaccine for pregnant women

If you’re pregnant, it’s important to get your Covid-19 vaccine to protect yourself and your baby. The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has advised that pregnant women are more at risk of severe COVID-19 disease. Pregnant women should get vaccinated as soon as possible and should not wait until after they have given […]

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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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