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5 on Friday: Booster vaccine

5 on Friday: Booster vaccine

Special Edition COVID-19 booster vaccine update All adults in England can now receive the Covid-19 booster following the Governments acceleration of the booster programme, due to the rapid spread of the Omicron variant. Everyone aged 18+ who received their second jab at least three months ago can book an appointment for their booster jab. Booster […]

Local NHS marks 1st anniversary of successful Covid vaccination programme

Local NHS marks 1st anniversary of successful Covid vaccination programme

On the 1st anniversary of the Covid-19 vaccination programme in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR), the local NHS is marking its incredible success. The first person to be vaccinated against the virus in LLR received the life-saving vaccine on 12 December 2020, at the Leicester General Hospital. A year on, nearly 2 million Covid vaccines […]

5 on Friday: 10th December 2021

5 on Friday: 10th December 2021

10th December 2021 Hello and welcome Welcome to 5 on Friday, our stakeholder bulletin for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.The bulletin will help you to keep up to speed with what is happening in the local NHS.  Please do share with your networks to help us reach as many people as possible. Please give us feedback and […]

Plenty of options for getting your Covid booster jab this weekend, say local health leaders

Plenty of options for getting your Covid booster jab this weekend, say local health leaders

Local people are being urged to get vaccinated when they are eligible and with more clinics across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland being available over the next week, now is a great opportunity.

Decision imminent on proposals to improve local mental health services

Decision imminent on proposals to improve local mental health services

A decision is due to be made next week on plans to invest in and improve the way adult mental health care is delivered across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR).

5 on Friday: Special edition

5 on Friday: Special edition

25 November 2021 We’re so excited to bring you news of ‘The Big Vax Weekend’ we’re sending you this week’s issue of 5 on Friday a day early! The Big Covid Vaccination Weekend Health leaders across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland are urging everyone to make sure they are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 in time for […]

It’s not too late to get vaxxed in time for the festive period

It’s not too late to get vaxxed in time for the festive period

Local health leaders are reminding people that it’s not too late to get vaccinated against Covid in time for the festive period.

Stay on track: get your vax wrapped up for the festive season

Stay on track: get your vax wrapped up for the festive season

A Big Vaccination Weekend is taking place across the area this coming Friday, Saturday and Sunday (26-28 November), with extra clinics making it easy to get the vaccine.

5 on Friday: 19th November 2021

5 on Friday: 19th November 2021

Hello and welcome Welcome to 5 on Friday, our stakeholder bulletin for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.The bulletin will help you to keep up to speed with what is happening in the local NHS.  Please do share with your networks to help us reach as many people as possible. Please give us feedback and tell us what […]

You got the (King) Power – over two thousand people vaccinated at King Power Stadium

You got the (King) Power – over two thousand people vaccinated at King Power Stadium

More than two thousand people took up the call to ‘Get vaxxed – stay on track’ last weekend, at a series of Covid-19 vaccine clinics hosted by King Power Stadium.