Vaccine roll out
Oxford Health is the lead provider for large vaccination sites across Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Berkshire West (Reading). We work alongside other NHS colleagues including GPs and pharmacies in ensuring all prioritised groups are able to be vaccinated.
Vaccinations take place in GP surgeries, hospitals, vaccination centres, pharmacies and in the community. First and second doses are only given to those in priority order.
Residents in a care home for older adults and their carers, the over 80s, over 70s and the clinically extremely vulnerable should have now been offered a first dose as well as frontline health and social care workers. (Cohorts 1-4 on the JCVI priority list)
Our vaccination centres are able to vaccinate previous groups who may not yet have come forward and now those who:
You also need to be registered with a GP surgery in England to use this service. You can register with a GP if you do not have one.
You can wait to be contacted by your GP OR you can make (or change) an appointment for a Covid vaccination if you are eligible by calling 119 or visiting the national booking site. Please do not attend a vaccination site without an appointment.
Further information on the COVID-19 vaccination rollout
National covid cases & deaths: Wednesday, February 24
- Total number of lab-confirmed UK cases: 4,144,577
- Daily number of lab-confirmed UK cases: 9,938
- Total number of COVID-19 associated UK deaths: 121,747
- Daily number of COVID-19 associated UK deaths: 442
More government data can be found here including lab confirmed cases by age and sex.
National lockdown in force
You must stay at home to protect the NHS and save lives. You should follow this guidance
Clinically extremely vulnerable people
Clinically extremely vulnerable people are advised to stay at home as much as possible, except to go outdoors for exercise or to attend health appointments. If they cannot work from home, they are advised not to go to work and can claim any support where eligible.
Detailed guidance on shielding and protecting clinically extremely vulnerable
Mental health advice
Our 24/7 mental health helplines with trained advisors are there to help in all regions covered by Oxford Health – this includes Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Swindon, Wiltshire and Bath & North East Somerset.
Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire adults and young people: Ring NHS 111 and you will speak to an adviser who will direct you to appropriate care and support.
For children and young people (not adults)
Bath and North East Somerset:
- Weekdays 9am to 5pm – call 01865 903889
- Out of hours and weekends – call 01865 901000