COVID Vaccinations Doses 1 and 2
Anyone currently eligible can book by ringing 119 or you can do it online at https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-vaccination/book-coronavirus-vaccination/ or you can visit a walk-in centre.
The nearest Grab-a-Jab walk-in clinic can be found at https://www.kentandmedwayccg.nhs.uk/grabajab
If you are having problems booking with 119 please email firstname.lastname@example.org
COVID Booster Vaccinations
The booster vaccination programme is opening up to all adults aged 18 and over. Eligibility will be opened up based on age. For the latest detail on who is eligible, please check https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-vaccination/book-coronavirus-vaccination/
Please wait until you are contacted by the NHS or you see national publicity that your age range is now eligible. The time between your second dose and a booster must be at least three months.
Please do not call the practice with general queries about Covid-19 vaccination.
Local teams are vaccinating as many people as quickly as possible.
You can book using the national booking service (NBS) by calling 119 or at https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-vaccination/book-coronavirus-vaccination/
The national booking service will only show clinics that have appointments available when you visit the site/call 119; but clinics regularly add more dates. For a full list of all vaccination sites in Kent and Medway, visit https://www.kentandmedwayccg.nhs.uk/your-health/coronavirus/covid19vaccine
Third primary dose of Covid-19 Vaccines
Eligible individuals aged 18 or above who have a referral/recommendation letter from their GP or hospital consultant can now book a third primary dose appointment via the National Booking Service (NBS). Individuals will be required to bring their referral letter from their GP or hospital consultant to their appointment.
Individuals eligible for a third dose as identified in the JCVI advice can book their third primary dose at least eight weeks following their second Covid-19 vaccine dose unless otherwise advised by their GP/specialist team and outlined in the referral letter. Individuals aged 18 or above booking their third dose via the NBS will be directed to sites with Pfizer or Moderna capacity.
For those aged under 18, work is ongoing to determine a NBS booking journey. Until this is in place, the NBS is directing those aged under 18 to alternative pathways such as walk-in sites via the national walk-in site finder.
Had your first jab outside of England? You will not be able to use 119 so you will need to take your proof of vaccine to a walk-in clinic. If you would like us to enter your vaccine details on our clinical system please email a copy of your proof of vaccine to email@example.com (please note, for patient safety reasons, we cannot answer any queries via this address please use eConsult or telephone the Practice). Please also note that you will not be able to use the Covid vaccine passport if you have had your vaccines outside England.
Missing or Incorrect Vaccine Records
The Vaccination Data Resolution Service (VDRS) aims to resolve missing or incorrect vaccination records for people vaccinated in England, Scotland or Wales who have a NHS number and are registered with a GP practice in England. If you believe you have missing or incorrect Covid-19 vaccination data, please call 119 and ask the call agent to make a referral to the VDRS team on your behalf. The VDRS team will aim to call you back within 21 days.
We hope the above answers your Vaccine related query. Our lines are very busy currently and we are committed to providing a GP Practice service for all our patients who may have other non-vaccine related medical enquiries
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