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Macmillan Cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support
One in three of us will get cancer and it’s the toughest thing most of us will ever face. If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, or a loved one has, you’ll want a team of people in your corner supporting you every step of the way. Macmillan provide practical, medical and financial support and push for better cancer care.

Marie Curie Cancer Care

Marie Curie Cancer Care is a UK charity dedicated to the care of people with terminal cancer and other illnesses. Over the financial year 2010/11, we reached a total of 31,799 patients

Youth Health Talk

YouthHealthTalk
Youthhealthtalk enables young people, their family and friends, and professionals such as doctors and teachers to understand young people's experiences of health, illness and life in general. The website feature real-life accounts of issues such as effect on work and education, social life and relationships, consulting health professionals and treatment.

The programme for our patients is being delivered from Bankfield Surgery in Elland, and patients are being invited in groups in line with guidance from the Joint Committee for Vaccinations and Immunisations which is available here.

We are inviting patients by TEXT with a link to the booking service. (Patients without a mobile number on their record will receive a phone call).

We have now invited patients aged 66 and over, and patients in the Clinically Extremely Vulnerable group (shielding patients). If you have not received an invitation by text or phone call and you are aged 70 or over or are shielding please contact the surgery so we can make an appointment for you to attend for vaccination. We are working through the recent guidance from NHS England and will imminently be inviting patients aged 16 to 64 who are in the government defined at risk group.  

Priority Groups

Further information

We will share further information with you as it becomes available. Please do take the time to check the information in the following links.

https://www.calderdaleccg.nhs.uk/covid-19-vaccination-frequently-asked-questions/

https://www.calderdaleccg.nhs.uk/whats-in-the-covid-19-vaccines/

https://www.calderdaleccg.nhs.uk/the-covid-19-vaccines-and-your-fertility/

https://www.calderdaleccg.nhs.uk/the-nhs-covid-19-vaccination-programme-key-facts/

Patient information leaflet to read prior to attending Bankfield Surgery for Covid Vaccination - click on the link below for this essential information.

Patient Information for attending Bankfield Surgery

Covid 19 vaccination: a Guide for Adults leaflet:

https://71633548c5390f9d8a76-11ea5efadf29c8f7bdcc6a216b02560a.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/content/uploads/2020/12/PHE_11843_Covid-19_guide_for_adults_leaflet_download.pdf

What to Expect after my Covid vaccination leaflet:

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/943125/PHE_11843_Covid-19_what_to_expect_leaflet.pdf

Covid vaccination: A guide for women of childbearing age, pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-vaccination-women-of-childbearing-age-currently-pregnant-planning-a-pregnancy-or-breastfeeding

Regulation 174 authorization and detailed information for Pfizer vaccine recipients:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/regulatory-approval-of-pfizer-biontech-vaccine-for-covid-19/information-for-uk-recipients-on-pfizerbiontech-covid-19-vaccine

 
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