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Been down to the Forest Rec this afternoon with my husband to get his jab.  I thought I might be able to wangle my way in as an underage patient. No chance, they took one look at me and said I was far too young!  So I had to sit in a waiting area.  He was in and out in 10 minutes, they’re very well organised down there, a few military folk in ‘fatigues’ helping out too.  He had the Oxford vaccine. 

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Phil, As the head of the British Army's Logistics Brigade I doubt he has limited experience in delivering goods speedily and accurately anywhere in the world. Anyway I've had a word and he's going to divert vaccines from Gloucester and Northants to Notts Health and Care and by Thursday you'll be fine.

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Text from the Docs, click link to book test, clicked and booked for Feb 1st, all done is under 30 secs..,

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On 1/21/2021 at 1:05 PM, Alpha said:

Can I take it then that you are not planning to vote for the Cons or any political institution again?

I find it incredible that so many, so called, government ministers and those with influence are so stupid and lack any initiative and common sense for their given role.

 

Not really a subject for this thread but.  Even if I were a conservative.. which I'm not.. I would not vote for this lot again because Johnson sacked or alienated anything resembing talent in his party..over Brexit...which is why the likes of Williamson are tolerated, Patel 'rehabilitated' and Gove kept at a safe distance.

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Sad to hear the death of Larry King. Apparently had Covid and cancer plus other complcations. I didn't follow him but still sad to see him go in that way.

 

 

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Just had our vaccinations this afternoon.  No Waiting, very well organised and a competent person doing it.  Honestly never felt a thing - the needles are so fine these days....   We have had the AZ Oxford vaccine and I am now visualising it flowing through my system taunting my immune system to respond!

 

 

 

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It will be at least Thursday, I read,  before the Notts vacine debacle is sorted. 'Lumpy' supply problems are blamed apparently. I also read in today's Times that almost half the people in high ethnic minority areas are refusing to be vaccinated because they are scared. 

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I am so envious of you (in a good way) having the vaccine. Don’t know when I will get mine, I am in the 4th tier, over 70’s. Nottingham doesn’t seem to be doing well in the jab stakes, supply problems or not.
 

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Just been on internet to book master in for jab in nottinghamshire. I have booked him to-morrow at the forest recration ground,  if you look there are vacancies for the over 75 now. Just warning daughter in law who works pa doctors had her jab friday and has had a very bad reaction to it. Me my letter should arrive next week hope this info helps.

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I think my husband did really well getting his jab at the Forest yesterday, seeing as the local news today said that vaccine centre was opening TODAY!  All this talk of them only dealing with over 80s for the next week is rubbish too, I looked on the website this morning and it said they are vaccinating over 75s. It seems I’ll still have a couple of weeks to wait for mine but I will be patient ...... glad I’m not over 75 anyway! 

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Oh dear, what did she do to need a tetanus jab?  I haven’t needed one for about 30 years when a rose bush attacked me.  
If she changes her mind about the Covid jab you perhaps need to struggle in with a Zimmer frame!  

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8 hours ago, philmayfield said:

It will be at least Thursday, I read,  before the Notts vacine debacle is sorted. 'Lumpy' supply problems are blamed apparently. I also read in today's Times that almost half the people in high ethnic minority areas are refusing to be vaccinated because they are scared. 

Yep.  I've spent part of my day trying to persuade people to get it.  A young black lady from the south east was posting on facebook trying to get other black people to get vaccinated.. but the opposition was frightening. The level of misunderstanding among some was appalling. And I should add that I think there are probably as many whites who think the same way.

I was reading one quote that 33 people have died in Norway 'from the treatment'. No source. no verification but these people believe this stuff.

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I feel a bit cheated because a 'Cock up on the IT Front'.. to paraphrase Reginald Perrin.., means I'm left waiting until 7th Feb... when I should have been jabbed almost a week earlier.

 

However.. although that puts me behind all of my similarly aged neighbours.. it puts me ahead of many in other parts of the country... so I'll take that.

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