Chelsea Pensioners begin to receive COVID vaccination

23rd December 2020

Today the Chelsea Pensioners had an early Christmas present delivered from the NHS in the administration of the Pfizer vaccine.

The atmosphere at the Hospital was full of festive cheer and Pensioner Bob Sullivan, 98, said: 'Getting vaccinated against Coronavirus today is the best early Christmas gift we could hope for'

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