First Covid-19 jabs given at St Peter's Baptist Church, Worcester

Covid vaccinations got under way today at St Peter’s Baptist Church in Worcester.

The centre started by vaccinating frontline health and social care workers as well as the most vulnerable patient groups.

The site at St Peter’s Baptist Church is being run by SW Healthcare, a federation of GP practices in Worcestershire.

David McDowell, Operations Manager for the site at St Peter’s Baptist Church, said: “This vaccination centre will further increase our local capacity to deliver Covid-19 vaccines, building upon the brilliant work of our GP-led teams, and those at the newly-opened Artrix in Bromsgrove.

“These have been instrumental in helping us to introduce the vaccine in Herefordshire and Worcestershire so far and we look forward to doing our part in driving this programme forward.

“We will be inviting patients based on the JCVI priority list, targeting the most vulnerable patients first - so we’re asking patients not to attend the centre if they haven’t booked an appointment.

“GP-led teams will also be continuing to invite patients to attend local vaccination sites, so those patients who are unable to get to St Peter’s can wait to be called forward by their GP.”

Among those first to get the jab was 74-year-old Ragip Bilek (pictured) from Stourport.

He said he had been keen to receive the vaccination “to protect myself and the family, to be on the safe side”.

 

 

 

 

 

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