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The Roll-Out of the COVID-19 Vaccine in England

This study builds on our previous Investigation into preparations for potential COVID-19 vaccines, published in December 2020, which examined government’s progress in securing potential vaccines and determining how they would be deployed to the public.  Following the roll-out of mass vaccinations, this second study will examine how well placed the government is to meet its full objectives for the COVID-19 vaccine programme, including:

  • progress with the COVID-19 vaccines programme since the NAO last reported in December 2020;
  • the drivers of success in the first phases of the mass roll-out;
  • the future aims and challenges for the vaccines programme as the first phases of roll-out come to an end; and
  • the risks to sustainability and delivering value for money in future.

Read more about all our work to report on the government’s response to the pandemic.