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General, Health

Guidance on rollout of Covid-19 vaccine

The Department of Health has published guidance for health and social care staff in relation to the Covid-19 vaccination programme. Updated guidance has been issued by the Joint Committee on vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) and follows...

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General, Health

Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine gets the go ahead

Approval of the Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine boosts our confidence that better times are ahead in 2021, Health Minister Robin Swann has stated. The approval by the Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) paves the way...

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General, Health

Minister Swann commends COVID-19 vaccination teams

Health Minister Robin Swann has praised the work of the COVID-19 vaccination teams as the second doses of Pfizer/BioNTech begin today. Vaccinations have now been carried out in 80% of all care homes in Northern Ireland. 33,683...

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Health, General

Don’t bring Covid-19 home for 2021

As the New Year approaches, Health Minister Robin Swann issues a warning to everyone to keep to restrictions.   This comes as a significant rise in positive cases is seen, particularly in those aged 20-39.  The Minister said:...

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General, Health

We need a huge collective effort against virus’

Health Minister Robin Swann has called on everyone across Northern Ireland to play their part in fighting back against Covid-19 in this crucial period. The Minister urged strict adherence to the Covid-19 rules this week –...

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General, Economy, Europe

Statement from the Ulster Unionist Party on post-Brexit Trade Deal

Responding to the announcement of a post-Brexit trade deal between the United Kingdom and the European Union, Ulster Unionist leader, Steve Aiken OBE MLA, said: “The announcement by the Prime Minister and European Commission President of...

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