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FAQ: COVID Vaccine and Transplantation

Information from NHSBT

Should i have the COVID 19 vaccine

NHSBT is the authority that oversees transplantation in the United Kingdom. NHSBT has today (14 January 2021) issued helpful information about the COVID vaccine to people who are awaiting transplant, who have had a liver transplant or who are living donors.

Go to our PSC and COVID-19 vaccines page for more information about the vaccines and the priority groups in the UK vaccine programme.

News About COVID-19

UK Liver Transplant Update (January 2021)

11 Jan 2021

How is COVID-19 impacting liver transplantation during this wave?

COVID-19 Vaccine and Autoimmune Liver Disease Patients

05 Jan 2021

Statement and 2minute video about COVID vaccines and autoimmune liver disease.

Second COVID-19 vaccine approved for use in the UK

31 Dec 2020

A second vaccine to help protect us from COVID-19 has been approved. What does this mean for PSC patients?

COVID Vaccine and Transplantation

20 Dec 2020

The British Transplantation Society has issued a Position Statement confirming that it supports vaccination for COVID-19 for transplant patients.

COVID Vaccine and Autoimmune Liver Disease

20 Dec 2020

Video of our live Q&A with Dr Trivedi on the COVID vaccine and autoimmune liver disease.

Liver Transplant Centres Prepare for Second Wave COVID-19

12 Dec 2020

How liver transplant centres are handling the second wave of COVID-19 and continuing to perform liver transplants.

Vitamin D Supply for Clinically Extremely Vulnerable People

30 Nov 2020

Clinically extremely vulnerable people to receive vitamin D supply for winter.

Priority Groups for COVID-19 Vaccines

30 Nov 2020

**UPDATED 02 DEC** Who will be prioritised to receive the COVID-19 vaccine?

Tighter COVID-19 Restrictions

04 Nov 2020

Update on latest COVID-19 information for patients who are clinically extremely vulnerable for each nation of the UK.

COVID-19 Guidance Update 13 October 2020

13 Oct 2020

The government has published new guidance for clinically extremely vulnerable people in England, based on the level of risk in a local area.