Ravenscraig wait for jab prompts apology from health bosses

NHS Lanarkshire has issued an apology to those kept waiting for their vaccinations at Ravenscraig Regional Sports Facility at the start of the week.

The Motherwell Times received a number of complaints about the set -up which has been blamed on “unexpected challenges”Dr Mark Russell Lead for the Covid-19 vaccination programme in Lanarkshire, said: “We would like to apologise to anyone who had to wait for a significant length of time.

"We are now undertaking second dose vaccinations, which is another huge undertaking and comes with its own challenges.“The queues were due to a number of unexpected challenges, including staff absences. Staff at the centre took immediate action to bring in additional staff to help reduce delays.”

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