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  • COVID-19 vaccine update for unpaid carers

    Created: 23/02/2021, Updated: 25/04/2021

    From Monday 26 April, the online self-registration system for unpaid carers will no longer be available. Eligible unpaid carers will still be able to register for their coronavirus vaccine after this date and are asked to do this via the national helpline on 0800 030 8013.

    JCVI priority group 6 includes people aged 16 to 64 with the following conditions:

    • a blood cancer (such as leukaemia, lymphoma or myeloma)
    • diabetes
    • dementia
    • a heart problem
    • a chest complaint or breathing difficulties, including bronchitis, emphysema or severe asthma
    • a kidney disease
    • a liver disease
    • lowered immunity due to disease or treatment (such as HIV infection, steroid medication, chemotherapy or radiotherapy)
    • rheumatoid arthritis, lupus or psoriasis (who may require long term immunosuppressive treatments)
    • who have had an organ transplant
    • have had a stroke or a transient ischaemic attack (TIA)
    • a neurological or muscle wasting condition
    • a severe or profound learning disability
    • a problem with  the  spleen, such as sickle cell disease, or those who have had their  spleen removed
    • have a BMI of above 40
    • are severely mentally ill


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