Let's talk COVID and vaccines

Let's talk COVID and vaccines

Let's talk COVID and Vaccines is a series of events that have been organised with Community Champions for communities to hear from NHS and Public Health experts.

The events will address the impact COVID-19 has had on BAME communities. Participants will also have the opportunity to ask questions directly to experts.

The sessions will start with a series of presentations from panel members who will share the latest updates on case numbers, vaccine take up, local data and also from a religious or cultural perspective.

The events are hosted online via Zoom and participants will be given a link to access the event. It will also be live streamed to YouTube and recording will be available on there.

Monday 22nd March 5pm till 6pm - Pakistani community

This event has been organised with the Pakistani community.

Panel and guests

  • Cllr Irim Ali - Cabinet Member for Public Health and Neighbourhoods, Chair
  • Dr Lorna Longworth - GP and Clinical Director for West End Family Health PCN
  • Lorna Smith - Assistant Director of Public Health (Acting)
  • Yasmin Khan - Head of Engagement, NHS Integrated Covid Hub North East
  • Wajid Hussain - HAREF BAME Health, Training and Development Officer, Community Champion
  • Dr Akhtar Husain - Clinical Director Integrated Laboratory Medicine, Medical Director ICHNE

If you would like to join the event and to send in your questions for the panel to answer on the day then please email letstalk@newcastle.gov.uk.

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