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COVID-19 vaccination explainer videos - Dr. Anthony Harnden 

Dr. Anthony Harnden is deputy chair of the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation, also known as the JCVI. He has been a member of the JCVI for 30 years and is also a practicing GP and University of Oxford academic.

For more information on the COVID-19 vaccination, visit NHS - Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines.

View COVID-19 vaccine explainer videos on YouTube by- Doctor Anthony Harnden

Why should everyone be encouraged to have the vaccine?

As a GP what would you say to health professionals about having the vaccine?

This video explains how the JCVI decided why health care workers should be one of the first groups to have the vaccine and why he recommends that they have the vaccine for the protection that it offers.

To read about the risk factors and prioritisation of the COVID vaccination visit GOV.UK - Priority groups for coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination: advice from the JCVI, 30 December 2020.

You can find out more about the COVID-19 vaccination at GOV.UK - COVID-19: the green book, chapter 14a and the programme at GOV.UK - COVID-19 vaccination programme.

As a GP what would you say to social care workers about having their COVID-19 vaccine?

In this video, Dr. Anthony Harnden advises and hopes that all social care staff will take up the offer of a COVID-19 vaccine to protect them so that they are able to look after their residents and clients.

What is your general practice doing for the vaccine rollout?

In this video Dr. Anthony Harnden explains how his practice is part of a primary care network and how the practice is working with practice nurses, GPs, volunteers and retired medical staff returning to the workforce to be part of the vaccine rollout.

Which patients are you going to recommend the COVID-19 vaccine to?

In this video Dr. Anthony Harnden explains how the vaccine is prioritised and whohe will be offering the vaccine to at his GP practice.

How was the COVID-19 vaccine rolled out so quickly?

In this video Dr. Anthony Harnden reflects on the rapid development of COVID-19 vaccines and his perspectives on the roll out.

Should the COVID-19 vaccines give us hope for the future end of this pandemic?

In this video Dr. Anthony Harnden shares his views on the role the vaccine can help in helping to end the pandemic.

Should eligible older adults have the COVID-19 vaccine?

In this video Dr. Anthony Harnden explains that he has elderly parents and has advised them to be vaccinated.

If I have the vaccine can I stop wearing my PPE?

This video is for health and social care workers. It explains the importance of continuing to wear the PPE after having the vaccine, to protect staff and patients or residents.

Dr. Anthony Harnden explains how catching the infection has affected him

Anthony contracted the COVID-19 infection early last year. He talks about his experiences in this video.

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