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COVID-19 Vaccine Pass

You can use the NHS App as your Covid Vaccine Pass. To find out further information about the NHS App and to sign up, click here. The NHS App is separate to the NHS Covid-19 app, which is used for contact tracing. For further information on how to access the Covid Pass click here. Please be mindful that not all countries accept proof of vaccination. Please check  the current foreign travel guidelines in plenty of time before

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How to improve communication from GPs to hospital specialists at the point of referrals?

Anticipated date of observations: from Aug 2023 – Jan 2023 Communication issues between primary and secondary care have been highlighted in recent research studies. For example, GPs referrals are sometimes returned to the practice without any clinical action being taken and GPs had to see patient more often as a result of delayed referrals. This research explores the effect of using more direct means of communication between Granta GPs and local neurologists and psychiatrists, including

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Flu Vaccination Programme 2023

Influenza (flu) vaccines that protect against the influenza viruses. Most flu vaccines are given with a needle in the arm but there is also a nasal spray flu vaccine. Flu vaccination is important because, whilst flu is unpleasant for most people, it can be dangerous and even life-threatening to others, particularly those with certain health conditions. The best times to have your flu vaccine is early autumn before flu starts spreading. However, you can get

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Let’s Talk: Royston

NHS Cambridgeshire & Peterborough, part of Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Integrated Care System (ICS), is working together to improve the health and wellbeing of communities in Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and Royston. People like you, who live or work in our area, are at the centre of their work – so NHS Cambridgeshire & Peterborough wants to hear from you as part of Let’s Talk: Royston. If you live in or near Royston, please take the time to

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Beat the heat: staying safe in hot weather

An amber hot weather warning has been issued by the UK Health & Security Agency (UKHSA) and Met Office. While many people enjoy warmer summer weather, hot weather can cause some people to become unwell through overheating (becoming uncomfortably hot), dehydration. Heat exhaustion and heatstroke. Anyone can become unwell when the weather is hot. People at higher risk of becoming unwell in hot weather include: older people aged 65 years and over (not change from

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COVID-19 Seasonal Boosters, Spring 2023

The COVID-19 seasonal booster is only being offered to the following patients: Those aged 75 or over (they need to have turned 75 on or before 30 June 2023) Those who live in a care home for older adults Those who are aged 5 or over and have a weakened immune system   If you are at increased risk from COVID-19 due to a medical condition but do not have a weakened immune system, unfortunately

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