Tag: COVID-19

COVID vaccine

Understanding behaviour to drive COVID-19 vaccination programmes

A snapshot into motivations, influences and barriers faced by young audiences; by Lynn PR

Vaccine hesitancy is a complex issue. For many who are hesitant about the COVID-19 vaccines, concerns are not around the efficacy of vaccines in general. Rather, research from IFF (commissioned by the ONS, May 2021) demonstrates fears around safety because of how quickly the vaccines have been developed, and a lack of understanding about long-term side effects of the vaccines, especially as they have been in use for such a short time.

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COVID-19 and mental health briefing paper

COVID-19: addressing the long-term impact on mental health in the UK.

“More than two thirds of adults with mental health problems reported that their mental health deteriorated during lockdown… Nearly half of young people aged 13–24 (44%) said that they experienced difficulties getting help for their mental health which made their mental health worse.” (The Mental Health Emergency report, Mind, 2020)

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