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Mum, Dad and I are getting our first Coronavirus vaccine jabs tomorrow morning!

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edited February 4 in Coffee lounge
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Perfect timing as with luck there's a couple of events coming up in March that I'd like to attend.

Anyone else got their date yet? Or have you already had the first and/or even second ones?

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  • vikingqueen
    vikingqueen Member Posts: 548 Pioneering
           I've got mine on Monday but my 2nd one isn't till the end of April 
  • woodbine
    woodbine Community Co-Production Group Posts: 5,362 Disability Gamechanger
    Senior management gets hers tomorrow and the second dose on 23rd April, but the advice is that you still need to follow all the rules inc. wearing a mask and social distancing and staying at home.
     It seems very unlikely that any events will be taking place in March i'm afraid as according to todays news we could still be in full or partial lockdown until April.
    Whilst as of today 10.5 million people have had their first jab around 57 million haven't so whilst it's been a huge achievement there's a long long way to go.
    I am a person with epilepsy not an epileptic, my illness doesn't define me.
  • MarkM88
    MarkM88 Member Posts: 1,836 Pioneering
    Yeah I don’t expect events to be running in March either to be fair. 
  • Cher_Inactive
    Cher_Inactive Posts: 4,414

    Scope community team

    That's great news, thanks for telling us @MrAllen1976 :) I hope it goes well for you all.
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  • Swatteam
    Swatteam Member Posts: 172 Courageous
    @MrAllen1976 I wish not heard a peep about mine yet but glad to hear your family are getting it soon .
  • Cressida
    Cressida Member Posts: 923 Pioneering
    @MrAllen1976 mine's booked for next Wednesday. I cannot wait! 

  • [Deleted User]
    [Deleted User] Posts: 1,651 Listener
    That's great news, thanks for telling us @MrAllen1976 :) I hope it goes well for you all.
    Cheers, it was all pretty painless, in and out in seconds up at the Church in Crosspool.. I know it well because a long long time ago I trained up there in Karate.


  • deb74
    deb74 Member Posts: 767 Pioneering
    Not had mine yet but I should be getting it some time between the end of February and end of March.
  • Swatteam
    Swatteam Member Posts: 172 Courageous
    @deb74 not had mine yet either . Will do in time.
  • janer1967
    janer1967 Member Posts: 12,386 Disability Gamechanger
    Not had mine yet 
    Did get a letter yesterday telling me I would get an appointment soon through my gp 

    What a waste of money from the NHS a 2 page letter just to say i would be contacted 

    I know nhs have and are amazing but sometimes I do question their practices and management 
    I have professional experience in HR within public,  private, and charity sectors.  If I can't help I will
  • Swatteam
    Swatteam Member Posts: 172 Courageous
    @janer1967 I know hat you mean about the nhs  when they have technology to send text  waste of money paperwork etc  my hospital nhs doesn't use paper they send me an email to tell me about receiving a phone call appointment. 
  • janer1967
    janer1967 Member Posts: 12,386 Disability Gamechanger
    Again it's the consistency and that's down to management of the whole nhs all hospitals   hps  etc should use same methods of communication 

    I get appointment letters, after often making the appt by phone   then get letter  then get text reminder , have to book transport which currently is like trying to get bloodout of stone despite having needing if for every appt for the last 3 years 


    I have professional experience in HR within public,  private, and charity sectors.  If I can't help I will
  • woodbine
    woodbine Community Co-Production Group Posts: 5,362 Disability Gamechanger
    senior management had her first jab on fri. and will get her second same place same time on 23/4, it was all quite simple really a week ago got a text with a link to make the appt. took all of 5 minutes, when she turned up for the jab she was in and out in 5 minutes.
    I am a person with epilepsy not an epileptic, my illness doesn't define me.
  • Swatteam
    Swatteam Member Posts: 172 Courageous
    @janer1967 i get emails which I can print off to let me know etc get a text reminder from the nhs, I only get paper letters when I've spoke to the consultant dealing with my op. Must be different areas use different communication methods, 
  • Swatteam
    Swatteam Member Posts: 172 Courageous
  • 1119082
    1119082 Posts: 258 Member
    Yes it is so important to keep ourselves and others around us safe too. 

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