Watch out for COVID Vaccine Cyber Scams!
It has been reported that fake COVID-19 vaccination invites are being sent to patients to scam and obtain their personal details. The NHS is warning individuals to be vigilant and the following is advised to help patients with spotting a scam:
- The COVID-19 vaccine is free of charge on the NHS.
- The NHS will never ask for: a patient’s bank account or card details, pin or banking passwords, copies of personal documents to prove identity such as your passport, driving licence, bills or pay slips.
If you think you have been a victim of fraud or identify theft, please report it to Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040.
NHS Blood and Transplant - Convalescent plasma programme
We are collecting blood plasma from people who have recovered from
coronavirus (COVID-19) for use in the developments of
treatments for vulnerable people most at risk from coronavirus.