Covid-19 vaccination information
IMPORTANT - Please do not call the practice or Sevenoaks Medical Centre with regard to the Covid Vaccination Programme. Our phone lines are under huge strain due to calls from patients asking about when they will be invited in for their Covid Vaccination.
July 2021 - Vaccinations
We are no longer offering Covid-19 vaccinations. Patients will now need to book their vaccination online or by calling 119. You will need to check online that vaccines are being offered for your specific age, and this is updated on a regular basis. If you are under 50 but in another eligible group, such as an unpaid carer or with a long-term condition, please call the practice to arrange your vaccination. More details on who is eligible and how to book: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-vaccination/book-coronavirus-vaccination/
08/04/2021 - PHE Patient Information Leaflet
COVID vaccine status
The Government has announced that from 17 May 2021, people will be able to demonstrate their COVID-19 vaccine status for travelling purposes, by accessing the NHS app, or by calling 119. People are also strongly advised not to contact their GP to prove their vaccine status.
Do not contact your GP surgery about your COVID-19 vaccination status. GPs cannot provide letters showing your COVID-19 vaccination status
Please see the Gov.uk website for further information.
Proof of your vaccination status will be available on the NHSapp, which is also valuable for accessing your health records and ordering repeat prescriptions.
The NHSapp can be downloaded from here for iPhone or here for android.
Alternatively, you can call the NHS helpline on 119 (from 17 May) and ask for a letter to be posted to you. This must be at least 5 days after you’ve completed your course of the vaccine, the letter may to take up to 5 days to reach you.
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