People in Norfolk and Waveney are being urged to be kind and patient to GP practice staff as they continue to work incredibly hard providing the care patients need in the middle of the biggest vaccination programme in the history of the NHS.
Our GP practices across Norfolk and Waveney are and always have been open, treating, supporting, caring, and seeing patients throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
People eligible for a COVID-19 vaccination in Norfolk and Waveney will have more locations to choose from when booking their appointment.
In addition to the vaccination sites already operating, the following pharmacy sites are going live this week:
The NHS in Norfolk and Waveney is reminding people that healthcare services, including the minor injuries unit and the walk-in centre, will continue to support patients over the bank holiday weekend.
The best way to get the medical help you need is to think NHS 111 first. Phone NHS 111 or visit 111.nhs.uk for anything that feels urgent, or if you are unsure what to do. They can direct you to the most appropriate place and even book you a time slot for a GP consultation or A&E if necessary. In life-threatening emergencies dial 999.
More than one million doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been given out in Norfolk and Waveney since the start of the vaccination rollout in December.
According to data published today by NHS England and NHS Improvement 1,007,691 doses have been administered in the biggest vaccination drive in health service history.