In pictures: Take at look at Wakefield's new Covid vaccination centre as first jabs delivered on site

A new large-scale vaccination centre has opened in Wakefield, as part of an effort to protect thousands of the district's most vulnerable residents.

Tuesday, 26th January 2021, 1:35 pm
Updated Tuesday, 26th January 2021, 1:40 pm
In pictures: Take at look at Wakefield's new Covid vaccination centre as first jabs delivered on site

A married couple from Knottingley were earlier among the first people to be vaccinated at the site. Take a look at the site, which is the first large-scale vaccination centre to open in West Yorkshire, with our photo gallery below.

The vaccination centre has opened at Spectrum Community Healthcare on Navigation Walk, Wakefield, close to a walk-in test centre on Barnsley Road
The new vaccination centre has opened at Spectrum Community Healthcare on Navigation Walk, Wakefield.

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Staff at the site said they were "delighted" and "privileged" to begin offering vaccines to the district's most vulnerable residents.
Linda and Richard Poskitt from Knottingley were among the first to be vaccinated at the centre.
People in priority groups who live within 45 minutes of the centres will be able to book their vaccination at the site after reviving an invitation from the NHS, though can also wait to receive an invitation from their GP practice or other vaccination centre if they prefer.
Richard Poskitt was one of the first people to be vaccinated at the site.
Vaccinator Mia Nawton at the vaccination centre which has opened to the public at Navigation Walk in Wakefield.
Richard Poskitt is one of more than 139,000 people in the West Yorkshire and Harrogate area have received at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine to date.
Mia Nawton vaccinates Diane Slack from Sandal one of the first people to receive the vaccine at the centre which has opened to the public.
A total of seven vaccination centres are now open in the Wakefield district, including one at Morrisons, on Dewsbury Road, Wakefield, and Castleford Civic Centre.
NHS staff are working "around the clock" to ensure all vulnerable residents are invited to their vaccination appointments, senior health staff have said.