Covid-19 vaccinations will start in Cheshire next week

Covid-19 vaccinations will start in Cheshire next week

The Countess of Chester is one of the first trusted institutions in the country to receive the novel coronavirus vaccine.

Health Minister Matt Hancock has confirmed that the NHS will start a coronavirus vaccination program early next week.

He told members of parliament on Wednesday that the health service was ready to administer the vaccines, after news that the British regulator had approved the candidate Pfizer vaccine.

The NHS has published a list of about 50 consortia that will provide vaccination centers, with Countess Chester one of them.

The list was published in a letter they sent to health officials last month.

It states: “All trust funds will need a vaccination plan for their workforce. Preparations to be made locally will vary:

• For trust funds that are also the vaccination center for the NHS Trust, your plans should cover how to vaccinate your workforce and how they will support neighboring trust funds to vaccinate their workforce.

“• For all other funds, your plan should cover how to work with your closest center to vaccinate your workforce if needed, and how you can deliver the vaccine within your confidence if that becomes possible. We are continuing to explore all options available to safely deliver the first available vaccine to all Funds “.

Hancock said there would be “three delivery routes” of the vaccine.

He said: “Fifty hospitals have already been established across the country and are waiting to receive the vaccine once it is approved, so that now happens.

“Also, vaccination centers, which will be large centers where people can go to vaccinate. They are being created now.

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There will also be a community offering, including GPs and pharmacists.

Now, of course, given the storage conditions of this vaccine -70 ° C, they will be able to support this deployment as they have those facilities.

“ But they will also be there if the AstraZeneca vaccine is approved because it has no cold storage requirements and is therefore easy to apply in practice.

“We are the first country in the world to have a clinically approved vaccine.”

He continued: “So we will start at the beginning of next week the program to vaccinate people against Covid-19 here in this country.

“As we know from previous announcements, this vaccine is effective. And the MHRA has agreed that it is clinically safe. And we have a vaccine, so it’s very good news.”

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He said he has spoken to the health ministers of Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland to share the news and plans for the startup.

He added, “The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunization is the clinical committee that advises the government on priority and who gets the vaccine in any order.”

“They will be setting out the details of that priority later this morning, along with the MHRA, who will outline the clinical details behind this vaccine and why they made the decision to authorize it.

“It will happen in the middle of the morning so people can see every detail.

Also, priority setting is determined according to clinical need.

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“We have been supporting people who are clinically important to Covid throughout this crisis.”

But he said the vaccine passport “is not part of our plan.”

“While we know that this vaccine protects you from contracting Covid – we don’t yet know to what extent it prevents you from transmitting Covid until we introduce it on a large scale,” he said.

Of course, we will watch that very carefully.

Therefore, we will vaccinate according to the protection of the people who are most in need of protection, according to those at risk of contracting Covid.

“So, this is part of the plan. The plan is to publish it, according to the clinical order of priorities that the counselors will set.”

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A complete list of NHS vaccination axes

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

NHS Fund for University Hospitals of Brighton and Sussex

NHS Foundation Fund for University of Cambridge Hospitals

NHS Foundation Trust for Royal Chesterfield Hospital

Countess from the Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

NHS Fund for Croydon University Hospital

Dartford and Griffsham NHS Trust

NHS Foundation Trust for Dorset County Hospitals

East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust

NHS Foundation Trust for East Kent Hospitals

NHS Foundation Trust in East Suffolk and North Essex (Colchester Hospital)

NHS Frimley Health Foundation Fund

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Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Fund

NHS Great Western Hospital Fund

Guys & St Thomas NHS Trust

The James Paget University Hospitals Foundation NHS Fund

NHS Foundation Fund for Kings College Hospital

Kings College Hospital – Royal Princess University Lancashire Hospital Teaching Fund

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

NHS Partnership Fund from Leicester

The NHS Foundation Fund for University Hospitals of Liverpool

Medway NHS Foundation Trust Mid and South Essex Hospitals Trust

Milton Keynes University Hospital

University of Norfolk and Norwich Hospital

Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust

North Bristol NHS Trust Trust North West Anglia Foundation Trust

University of Nottingham NHS Trust Hospitals

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Fund

University of Portsmouth Hospital Fund

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust

The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

The Salford Royal NHS Foundation Fund

The NHS Foundation Trust for Sheffield Teaching Hospitals

NHS Foundation Fund for Sherwood Forest Hospitals

Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Trust

Stockport NHS Foundation Fund

Saint George University Hospitals NHS FT

NHS Foundation Trust for Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals

University College Hospitals Secretariat

University Hospitals of Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Coventry University Hospital and Warwickshire

University Hospitals Derby Burton NHS FT

University of North Midlands NHS Trust Hospitals

University of Plymouth NHS Trust Hospitals

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust

West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Wirral University Teaching Hospital

Acute Worcestershire Hospitals NHS Trust

NHS Foundation Trust for Yeovil County Hospital

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