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Thursday, 4 March, 2021 - 14:06

Many in the Black community more likely to get the Covid-19 vaccine if they had more information

Black ethnic groups are most likely to be hesitant about taking a Covid-19 vaccine, according to a December 2020 national report from the UK’s Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE). Almost 82% of the general population was willing to take the vaccine, however, nearly 72% of people from Black ethnic groups said they were unlikely to take the vaccine.

 

Tuesday, 2 March, 2021 - 17:22

Healthier You : NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme (NDPP)

Every two minutes someone finds out that they have Type 2 diabetes, a potentially serious health condition that can cause long-term health problems. It can lead to sight loss, kidney failure, loss of a limb, and makes you at least twice as likely to have a heart attack or stroke. 

Tuesday, 2 February, 2021 - 14:33

Covid-19 Vaccine - an outlook of a GP

Our guest blogger this month is Dr Fey Mendes of Holborn Medical Centre. 

Thursday, 14 January, 2021 - 13:44

Help London Ambulance Service to help you this winter

Our guest blogger is Antony Tiernan, Director of Communications and Engagement at the London Ambulance Service. Here he blogs about how the Service is responding to the combined pressures of COVID-19 and winter, and how local people can support them at this difficult time.