Boosters aim to ensure protection from COVID-19 is maintained ahead of winter and against new variants.
The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has been asked to consider the options for a potential coronavirus (COVID-19) booster programme.
Temporary approval to suspend the need for patients to sign prescription, dental and ophthalmic forms extended until 31 August 2021.
At the G7, the UK committed to a safe in-person COP26, and to provide vaccinations for registered participants who would otherwise be unable to get them.
Young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) in York, and their families, are being reminded there are only a few more days to get involved in the Inclusion Review consultation.
The UK provides humanitarian assistance to vulnerable groups affected by the conflicts in the North-West, South-West and Far North regions of Cameroon.
Speech by the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care in the House of Commons on the vaccination programme and the move to step 4 of the roadmap.
New analysis suggests the vaccination programme has prevented between 6.4 and 7.9 million infections and 26,000 and 28,000 deaths in England alone.
People in care homes or those being cared for at home will benefit from an extra £250 million to continue to protect them from COVID-19 transmission.
More than half a million positive COVID-19 samples have been genomically sequenced, cementing the UK’s status as a world leader in genomics.