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COVID vaccine news

04/02/2021
Novel idea will boost vaccine access

A new chapter is being written in the story of the fight back against Covid with the conversion of a former mobile library into a vaccination clinic on wheels.

29/01/2021
We're half way there – 44,480 vaccinated
Image shows a man wearing a face mask holding up his vaccination card.
Image shows a man wearing a face mask holding up his vaccination card.

Half of those most at risk of dying from Covid in Swansea and Neath Port Talbot have received their first dose of the vaccine.

28/01/2021
Covid-19 vaccination details for people who have been shielding
A health care worker wearing a mask and gloves fills a syringe with Covid vaccine.
A health care worker wearing a mask and gloves fills a syringe with Covid vaccine.

We now have details of how people who have been shielding/clinically extremely vulnerable will get their Covid-19 vaccinations.

28/01/2021
Why we're vaccinating more than one group at the same time
A woman, seated, receives a vaccination in the arm from a nurse.
A woman, seated, receives a vaccination in the arm from a nurse.

An overview of our vaccination programme and why we're running vaccination streams in tandem

21/01/2021
People in their late 70s prioritised at new Mass Vaccination Centre in Gorseinon
Image shows 10 people sat on chairs in a room.
Image shows 10 people sat on chairs in a room.

A new Mass Vaccination Centre (MVC) has opened in Swansea to increase the number of people being protected.

 

15/01/2021
Singing the praises of Covid vaccinations
Richard Little receives the Covid vaccination
Richard Little receives the Covid vaccination

Care home residents have celebrated getting their Covid vaccinations with a sherry and a sing song.

13/01/2021
Vaccine roll out is ramping up
Dr Chris Johns with patient
Dr Chris Johns with patient

Almost 14,000 people in the Swansea Bay area have now received a Covid vaccination.

11/01/2021
500 plus vaccinations per day on the way at Margam Orangery Mass Vaccination Centre
A woman, seated, receives a vaccination in the arm from a nurse.
A woman, seated, receives a vaccination in the arm from a nurse.

The Swansea Bay Covid-19 vaccination programme received a major boost this week when The Margam Orangery Mass Vaccination Centre in Margam Park opened its doors.

09/01/2021
GP Covid-19 vaccination clinics have started
A picture of a patient being vaccinated
A picture of a patient being vaccinated

The GP Covid-19 vaccination programme for over 80s has started! It kicked off today at Killay Medical Centre with 100 patients booked in for their first dose at a special Saturday clinic.

06/01/2021
Covid-19 vaccination programme now well underway in Swansea and Neath Port Talbot
Dr Mark Goodwin
Dr Mark Goodwin

An update on the Swansea Bay Covid-19 vaccination programme.

08/12/2020
COVID-19 vaccination roll-out starts
An image of a nurse preparing the vaccine
An image of a nurse preparing the vaccine

Frontline staff at Morriston Hospital first to receive the vaccine

16/11/2020
Covid-19 vaccine progress welcome - but keep on keeping safe
A picture of Keith Reid
A picture of Keith Reid

The prospect of new vaccines coming on line soon to combat Covid-19 is a very welcome light at the end of this pandemic tunnel – but we still need to take precautions to protect ourselves and others.

12/11/2020
Could you join our Covid vaccination team?
A health care worker wearing a mask and gloves fills a syringe with Covid vaccine.
A health care worker wearing a mask and gloves fills a syringe with Covid vaccine.

Calling recently retired or soon-to-retire clinical registrants.

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