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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Want to protect your 12 to 15-year-old’s health and education? Read on …

In what seems like the blink of an eye, February half term is already upon us when Christmas is barely out of the rear-view mirror. Battling to fill the days for bored 12 to15-year-olds over half-term week, can feel like a job in itself. But those extra free hours are also a valuable opportunity to […]

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Local NHS urges people with allergies to “come and talk to us” about Covid-19 vaccines

People with allergies who are worried about being vaccinated against Covid-19 are being urged to “come and talk to us” by the local NHS. South West London’s chief pharmacist in Merton, Sedina Agama is reassuring people that “we will help you through it and help you have a vaccine”. She said people can get the […]

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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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Edward, 70, who “believed all the misinformation” about vaccinations changes mind and gets Covid-19 jab

Edward Grier, 70, from south west London, is encouraging everyone to get the Covid-19 vaccine after changing his mind following a chat with the NHS about the jab. Former soldier Edward had resisted the call from the NHS and family to get protected against coronavirus, admitting that “I was an anti-vaxxer and I believed all […]

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Should my allergies stop me having the COVID vaccine?

Are concerns about your allergies holding you back from getting the COVID-19 vaccine? Come for a chat about the COVID vaccine today. Living with allergies can be challenging. Our vaccination teams in South West London say many people come forward with questions seeking trusted advice. Local Croydon GP, Dr Agnelo Fernandes (pictured) is urging anyone with concerns to pop into a […]

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