Priority groups including clinically vulnerable


Coronavirus (COVID-19) can make anyone seriously ill. But for some people, the risk is higher. Read more here.

Dr Shriti Pattani

Dr Shriti Pattani, explains why Clinically Extremely Vulnerable should take the vaccine.

Julie Yates

Julie Yates, lead public health consultant for Screening and Immunisation for the South West of England for NHS England and Improvement, explains who gets the vaccine first.

Dr. Anthony Harnden

Dr. Anthony Harnden, deputy chair of the JCVI, explains which groups are prioritised.

Dr. Gayatri Amirthalingam 

Dr.Gayatri Amirthalingam is a consultant in the National Immunisation team at Public Health England. Here she explains that there are very few people who cannot safely have this vaccine because it is not a live vaccine, so people with underlying health conditions should still be vaccinated.. If you have an underlying health condition or are immunosuppressed, please discuss having this vaccine when you are invited, with your GP or health provider.

 


Updated: 17/02/2021