60 care home residents and staff vaccinated

Lyncroft Care Home vaccinations

Sixty staff members and residents at Lyncroft Care Home were among the first in Wisbech to receive the Covid-19 vaccination. - Credit: LYNCROFT CARE HOME - Credit: LYNCROFT CARE HOME

Sixty staff members and residents at Lyncroft Care Home were among the first in Wisbech to receive the Covid-19 vaccination.  

Home manager Brenda Durrington was first in line to receive the first dose of the Oxford Astrazeneca vaccine.

Home manager Brenda Durrington was first in line to receive the vaccine

Sixty staff members and residents at Lyncroft Care Home were among the first in Wisbech to receive the Covid-19 vaccination. Home manager Brenda Durrington was first in line to receive the Oxford Astrazeneca vaccine - Credit: LYNCROFT CARE HOME

The delivery programme was administered by nurse practitioner Helen Cook from The Clarkson Surgery. 

Home manager Brenda Durrington was first in line to receive the vaccine

Sixty staff members and residents at Lyncroft Care Home were among the first in Wisbech to receive the Covid-19 vaccination. Home manager Brenda Durrington was first in line to receive the Oxford Astrazeneca vaccine - Credit: LYNCROFT CARE HOME

After receiving her vaccination, seventy-nine-year-old resident Ann Burton said: “If everybody is having it done then it’s got to be a good thing hasn’t it. 

“I’m happy about it, that’s the way I look at it. I’m one of the lucky ones”. 

Lyncroft Care Home residents get Covid-19 vaccine

Sixty staff members and residents at Lyncroft Care Home were among the first in Wisbech to receive the Covid-19 vaccination. - Credit: LYNCROFT CARE HOME


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Mrs Durrington said: “Our staff and residents have been very patiently awaiting the moment that we can start to receive the vaccine. 

Lyncroft Care Home residents gets Covid-19 vaccine

Sixty staff members and residents at Lyncroft Care Home were among the first in Wisbech to receive the Covid-19 vaccination. - Credit: LYNCROFT CARE HOME

“We certainly see this as a step in the right direction back to normality. I’d like to thank all of our residents, staff and family members for their understanding and fortitude during what has been a difficult time for everyone.  

Resident of Lyncroft Care Home in Wisbech gets the Covid-19 vaccine

Sixty staff members and residents at Lyncroft Care Home were among the first in Wisbech to receive the Covid-19 vaccination. - Credit: LYNCROFT CARE HOME

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“We are now starting to look forward to receiving guidance for welcoming families and visitors back to our care home.”  

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