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20:28 2021-01-13

GPs in England say inconsistent supply of Covid vaccine causing roll-out issues

Short notice is making it difficult to book advance appointments, as PM admits regional disparitiesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageInconsistent vaccine supply is making it difficult for GPs in England to book patient appointments more than a few days in advance, experts have warned, as the prime minister admitted there were significant disparities in local immunisation rates.Doctors, NHS specialists and MPs told the Guardian that batches of the Pfizer and Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine frequently arrived with only a couple of days’ notice, requiring last-minute planning and creating uncertainty for patients.

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