COVID-19 VACCINATIONS & VACCINATION STATUS INFORMATION
Updated: 14 June 2022
Patients wishing to book a Covid-19 vaccination can find out further information by clicking the following link: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-vaccination/coronavirus-vaccine
Spring Booster Campaign
The Spring Booster Campaign was launched on the 21st March 2022 and many residents have already attended vaccination sites. Patients aged 75 and over, residents in care homes for over 65's and those who are 12 years and over with a weakened immune system will be offered a spring booster vaccine.
Please click on the following link for more information: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-vaccination-spring-booster-resources/a-guide-to-the-spring-booster-for-those-aged-75-years-and-older-residents-in-care-homes
Over the coming weeks all eligible patients will be contacted and offered an appointment at Angmering Medical Centre at one of their weekend clinics. If you wish to book before you are contacted, please click on the following link and book through the National Booking System or by calling 119 which is free from mobiles and landlines. Lines are open from 8am to 8pm daily.
Housebound and Care Home Patients
We are currently working with a Brighton based external vaccination company HERE to complete our housebound and care home patient Spring Booster Vaccinations. The majority of our care home residents have been completed and they are hoping the majority of our housebound patients will be completed by the end of mid-June. For housebound or care home patients wishing to enquire about when their Spring Booster vaccine will be given you can contact HERE directly on 0300 303 8060 and the team will be able to assist.
Need help getting to your vaccine appointment
Click here for information on free transport to your COVID vaccine: https://www.sussexhealthandcare.uk/keepsussexsafe/sussex-covid-19-vaccination-programme/how-do-i-get-my-jab/free-transport-to-help-you-get-to-your-vaccination/
Please do not contact the surgery as we are unable to assist with the booking of any covid vaccination.
Further Information on the local vaccination programme
Patients wanting to find out about the local vaccination programme can visit the Sussex Health and Care Partnership website at www.sussexhealthandcare.uk or by clicking HERE.
This website is updated daily so we ask that patients visit this website for queries and questions relating to the local vaccination programme. If you have a question about the Sussex-wide COVID vaccination programme please take a look at their frequently asked questions page. If you can’t find the answer there, you can contact the Sussex Vaccination Team on:
Telephone the vaccine enquiry phone line: 0800 433 4545 (open 9am – 4pm, Monday to Friday)
Please note that they cannot book a vaccination appointment for you – wait to be contacted.
Vaccination Status Requests
We are unable to provide patients with a certificate of COVID vaccinations, a vaccination passport or a letter proving vaccination. You can request a 'Vaccination Status Letter' via the NHS website here, or by calling 119. It can take up to five working days from the date of your second dose before the national system is updated.
Alternatively, you can find details of all your vaccinations via the NHS app. The app is being updated regularly to meet the needs for proof of your vaccination status and we strongly encourage our patients to download the app as soon as possible.
Key messages for the public:
- The NHS will let you know when it's your turn to have the vaccine. It's important not to contact your GP surgery for a vaccination before then.
- All the while COVID-19 in in our communities it is important to follow the guidelines and remember Hands, Face, Space. It will save lives and help the NHS.
Please do not contact the surgery with regard to the vaccine.
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