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Elderly Britons may be missing invites for Covid jabs because GPs are having to TEXT them

Added 01-19-21 09:36:03am EST - “Dr Ollie Hart, a GP in Sheffield, said he was concerned sending text messages may be leading to some over-80s missing their jabs. He urged those still waiting to get in touch with their surgery.” - Dailymail.co.uk

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Dailymail.co.uk: “Elderly Britons may be missing Covid jabs because GPs are texting them”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Number 10 has insisted all areas have had equal access to the coronavirus vaccine amid mounting anger over a jabs 'postcode lottery'.

The Prime Minister's spokesman dug his heels in on the claims today, saying ministers had 'ensured' everywhere received the same supplies. 

Matt Hancock yesterday revealed some regions were lagging behind schedule in the roll out to over-80s — despite No10 announcing the scheme was being expanded to all over-70s and adults with underlying conditions.

But the Health Secretary hinted supplies have not been equally distributed, as he claimed they were being diverted to areas which were way off target.

No10 has yet to confirm whether 'equal' means all regions got the same number of doses, or enough doses to vaccinate the same proportion of over-80s. 

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