NHS Lanarkshire has apologised for anybody who needed to “wait a big size of time” to obtain their COVID jab.
That is after lengthy queues may very well be seen winding round Lanarkshire’s tremendous vaccination centre at Ravenscraig on Monday.
The well being board says the queues fashioned with above common folks attending as they started the roll out of the second dose of the jab.
One resident mentioned: “After I arrived the queue was across the block.
“There are folks in wheelchairs and with strolling sticks and lots of aged folks ready. It’s not supreme for them to be standing in a queue for greater than an hour.”
Dr Mark Russell, lead for NHS Lanarkshire’s COVID-19 vaccination programme, mentioned the well being board had been “conscious of the queues” on the Ravenscraig website, and apologised to anybody who needed to anticipate a big size of time.
He added: “We are actually enterprise second dose vaccinations, which is one other big enterprise and comes with its personal challenges.
“The queues at present (April 20) had been attributable to various sudden challenges, together with workers absences.
“Employees on the centre took rapid motion to herald extra workers, to assist scale back delays. We wish to thank everybody for his or her endurance as we proceed to ship the most important ever vaccination programme.”
Ravenscraig, together with the Ally McCoist Centre in East Kilbride, will probably be working alongside seven native centres and cell items to ship the vaccination programme.
The services may have the mixed capability to vaccinate greater than 50,000 folks every week.
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