Recent Updates

COVID-19 Vaccinations - Cohort 6 - Carers and "Moderate Risk" individuals
There is some confusion around carers and "moderate risk" codes in cohort 6 searches. Our understanding of the situation is below: Carers are...
Thu, 25 Feb, 2021 at 8:56 AM
COVID-19 Vaccination Searches - Update 17th Feb 11am
We have now released the daily update to our COVID-19 vaccination searches (v4.2). As stated in my message yesterday ( we sha...
Wed, 17 Feb, 2021 at 11:53 AM
COVID-19 Vaccination Searches - Cohort 6
NHS England published this guidance on Saturday 13 February which offers some more detail about eligibility for cohort 6 (age 16-65 years with underlying he...
Mon, 15 Feb, 2021 at 9:08 AM
QOF - What should we be doing now?
There is confusion in some GP practices about what they should be doing about QOF this year. On January 7th NHS England published a letter (
Mon, 8 Feb, 2021 at 10:12 AM
COVID-19 Vaccination Searches - UPDATED
The latest version (v3.4) of the Ardens COVID-19 vaccination searches include the following updates:   Cohort 6 - Age 16-64 with Underlying Health Conditi...
Mon, 8 Feb, 2021 at 9:41 AM
COVID-19 Vaccination Searches v3.3 - Update Tuesday 2nd February
We have moved the location of our COVID-19 vaccination searches so that all COVID related searches are now in the same folder. You will only see this change...
Wed, 3 Feb, 2021 at 2:43 PM
COVID-19 Vaccination Searches - Cohort 6 (adults aged 16-65y in an at-risk group) - Asthma
The Green Book states that this should include "asthmatics that require continuous or repeated use of systemic steroids or with previous exacerbations ...
Tue, 26 Jan, 2021 at 9:39 AM
COVID-19 Vaccination Searches - UPDATE Sat 16 Jan
We have identified the following error in version 2.5 and below of the Ardens COVID-19 vaccination searches The Cohort 4 searches (70 years and over or cl...
Sat, 16 Jan, 2021 at 1:52 PM
Learning Disability DES - CQRS Extraction
We have been made aware that part of the Learning Disability Directed Enhanced Service data needs to be added into CQRS manually. The number of annual revie...
Fri, 15 Jan, 2021 at 12:15 PM
COVID-19 Vaccination - Health and Social Care Workers Eligible for Vaccine
The Green Book offers the following guidance on which job roles could be prioritised in the "HSC worker" cohort (page 11). Please use the "...
Wed, 13 Jan, 2021 at 9:42 AM