The police have launched a new initiative called Op CAVELL. There has been an increase in negative behaviour from individuals who do not believe that there is an issue with Covid and have been taking their anger out on health colleagues. The officers who are part of Op CAVELL work towards supporting NHS staff which has led to an increase of prosecutions for those who assault staff members. We are pleased to report that the ongoing presence and support from the police was well received by NHS colleagues.
Resources for raising awareness about vaccine fraud
Resources for raising awareness about vaccine fraud and what to look for to protect against scams.
In partnership with National Cyber Centre, Action Fraud and Crime Stoppers, Government has produced resources to
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Time to vaccinate against COVID 19 (Protect yourself, protect your community)
The coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine is safe and effective. It gives you the best protection against the illness. The NHS is currently offering the vaccine to people most at risk from coronavirus starting with these priority groups identified by the JCVI
people aged 80 and over
some people aged 70 and over
some people who are clinically extremely vulnerable
people who live or work in care homes
health and social care workers
In England, the vaccine is being offered in some hospitals and pharmacies, at hundreds of local vaccination centres run by GPs and at larger vaccination centres. More centres are opening all the time. You also need to be registered with a GP surgery in England. You can register with a GP if you do not have one.
For more information visit the NHS England website
Kingston and Sutton Shared Services Trading Standards team have removed hundreds of eBay listings that posed a risk to public health and safety during the Covid-19 pandemic.
This week officers identified and liaised with officers from Westminster Trading Standards and eBay to take down over 700 listings. More than 500 were for the unlawful sale of the UK Government official Face Mask Exemption and Badges, with many sellers advertising bulk buy lots with anti-covid messages undermining public health controls. The team continues to monitor both physical retail premises for compliance with the Coronavirus Health Regulations as well as online sales as part of their community protection role.