Face masks reintroduced at King's Mill Hospital

Posted by: Laura Hammond

Thu 30th June 2022

Face masks have been reintroduced for all patients, visitors and staff at King's Mill Hospital. Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which runs the hospital, has reintroduced the requirement at all of its sites following an in [...]
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Mobile Covid-19 vaccination clinic for children to visit Alfreton villages

Posted by: Laura Hammond

Thu 9th June 2022

A mobile Covid-19 vaccination clinic for children will visit two Alfreton villages this month. The clinic will visit Blackwell Community Centre and Newton Community Centre, offering [...]
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Next round of vaccinations for Derbyshire children

Posted by: Laura O'Neil

Wed 30th March 2022

Parents will soon have the opportunity to further boost their children's protection against dangerous illnesses, as the Covid-19 vaccine becomes the latest part of the powerful suite of vaccinations children can receive before they [...]
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Free hospital parking scrapped for NHS staff under updated living with Covid plan

Posted by: Laura O'Neil

Wed 30th March 2022

Covid tests will still be available to specific groups once free testing for the general public ends on Friday and free hospital parking for NHS staff will come to an end, new guidance announced by Health Secretary Sajid Javid on Tu [...]
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Derbyshire begins vaccinations for most vulnerable children

Posted by: Laura O'Neil

Fri 11th February 2022

NHS vaccination teams across Derbyshire have begun to vaccinate children aged between five and 11 who are most at risk of Covid-19. Children aged 5 -11 who are in a clinical risk group or who live with someone who is imm [...]
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Pregnant midwife urges expectant mums to get Covid-19 vaccination

Posted by: Laura O'Neil

Wed 20th October 2021

Expectant mums in Derby and Derbyshire are being urged to get the Covid-19 vaccine to protect themselves and their unborn babies from the virus. National figures have revealed that no pregnant women who have received both doses of the Co [...]
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NHS rolls out Covid-19 jab to children aged 12 to 15

Posted by: Laura O'Neil

Tue 21st September 2021

The NHS has started to roll out the Covid-19 jab to school children aged 12 to 15. Almost three million children in this age group are eligible for one dose of the Pfizer vaccine following the government’s acceptance of the UK Chief Medi [...]
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1.5m to be invited for Covid-19 booster jab

Posted by: Laura O'Neil

Mon 20th September 2021

Invitations to book a Covid-19 booster jab will be sent to 1.5m people this week as the NHS vaccination programme enters a new phase ahead of winter. Texts allowing people to arrange a top-up through the National Booking Service will sta [...]
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Tribute to Derbyshire’s Covid-19 victims approved

Posted by: Laura Hammond

Fri 10th September 2021

Proposals for a memorial park to remember and honour local people who died from Covid-19 have been given the go-ahead. Councillors approved plans for the park on a meadow grassland site at the northern end of Grassmoor Country Park near [...]
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Warning about Covid-19 passport email scam

Posted by: Laura Hammond

Mon 9th August 2021

Action Fraud has warned of a new email scam claiming to be linked the the Covid-19 passport scheme. The scam emails claim to be from the NHS but links featured in them take people to websites that steal personal and financial information [...]
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