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COVID-19

COVID VACCINATIONS

  • Any patients over the age of 18 can now book their Covid vaccination. Please contact the surgery to make an appointment.
  • We are booking 2nd doses of both Pfizer and Astra Zeneca from 8 weeks after your first dose. If you had this done either at Angel Lane Surgery or Stansted Surgery we will try and contact you to invite you but in the meantime please feel free to contact us when you are coming up to 8 weeks to book your appointment.

VACCINATION STATUS

From 17 May 2021, people in England who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can demonstrate their vaccination status for international travel. A full course is currently two doses of the Moderna, AstraZeneca and Pfizer vaccine, or one dose of the Janssen single-dose vaccine. Vaccine status will be available through the NHS COVID Pass service from:

  • the NHS App which you can download from app stores
  • the NHS website
  • 119 - by requesting a paper letter

You will need to register to use the online services, if you have not already. It may take more than a week for your identity to be checked and verified.

If you cannot access the online services, and you have had both doses of the vaccine, you can request a paper letter from the NHS by calling 119. Only call 119 if you are due to travel outside the UK in the near future and have had your second dose (or one dose of the Janssen single-dose vaccine) more than 5 working days ago. It may take up to 7 working days for the letter to arrive.

This practice is not able to provide you with a letter that shows your COVID-19 vaccination status. Please do not contact the practice about your COVID-19 vaccination status unless you have been advised to by the 119 service.

When you're planning your travel, you should check the latest information on demonstrating your COVID-19 status when travelling abroad on the gov.uk website. Make sure there is enough time to get proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status before you are due to travel.


Important information for patients to read who have had the AstraZeneca Vaccination

Recently there have been reports of an extremely rare but serious condition involving blood clots and unusual bleeding after AstraZeneca (AZ) vaccination. Some people with this condition have suffered life changing effects and some have died. These cases are being carefully reviewed but the risk factors for this condition are not yet clear.

For more information, please click here.


Click here for information on staying COVID-19 Secure in 2020 (.pdf, 94KB)

Click here for important information to keep you safe while isolating at home

COVID-19 vaccination and blood clotting

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