We welcome your cooperation and patience in our efforts to support NHS England in implementing their strategies for managing current crisis. As a result their advice for you regarding what to do if you begin to display symptoms of COVID - 19 infection are updated regularly.
On our part we have had to introduce changes in the way we deliver our service in order to support national prevention strategy.
We have introduced measures as follows
During normal opening hours we are available to offer advice and treatment, however, we are prioritising face to face contact with patients to be arranged after careful assessment - we can offer assessment remotely by telephone or by video link. Please note that the changes in the way we work have been introduced to minimise the risk of spread of infection to you but we would like to assure you that we are here to help you address your health needs. We appreciate that there are health problems other than COVID-19 infection so please do not put off contacting us if you feel you need medical advice.
For more details please follow links opposite and below:
Update on COVID-19 Booster Vaccination
- People aged 75 and over
- People who live in a care home for older people
- People aged 12 and over who have a weakened immune system
You can receive booster dose from three months after you third dose.
If you know you meet criteria for Booster Vaccine and would like to book an appointment please follow information below
- to book an appointment for booster vaccine please follow link as follows https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-vaccination/book-coronavirus-vaccination/
- There are limited vaccines offered each day for people who are able to walk in (they are usually on first come first served basis - please visit following link to look for participating sites - https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-vaccination/find-a-walk-in-coronavirus-covid-19-vaccination-site/
- The Hampshire and Isle of Wight COVID Vaccination Programme has also set up a helpline which can help people to find and book a slot their nearest vaccination site, including walk-ins, pop-ups, pharmacies and primary care sites. This includes those seeking a Spring Booster or the nearest site offering 5-11 vaccinations.
- The helpline is open 9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday and 9am – 1pm at the weekends and can be reached by calling: 0300 561 0018.
- The helpline can also provide basic vaccine advice, signposting to specific guidance and support a range of languages.
If you have not received second or third booster dose then you can book an appointment to receive your vaccine using details above. Please note you must allow at least 3 months before booking your 3rd booster, otherwise you will not be able to find a potential appointment.
- Those who need third dose – if you have received a letter then you can walk into Oakley Road with the letter to receive your third dose - you may need a letter from the surgery if so please contact reception team. Please remember you will need a booster dose 6 months after receiving your 3rd dose.
- Pregnant women and vulnerable patients should call 119 to book appointments.
We hope to provide uptodate information regarding COVID-19 vaccination programme please watch the sapece for more information regarding local developments.
However, in the meantime please follow links below for further information about vaccine.
Covid Vaccination and Travel
How to access COVID-19 vaccination status
- Through the free NHS App
- By calling 119 and requesting a letter - Please note
- must be at least five working days after you have completed your course of the vaccine (two doses).
- It is expected that the letter will take five working days to be delivered.
- It will be sent automatically to the address you have registered with us. The 119 call handler will not be able to see addresses to check the details.
Please make sure we have your up to date information before calling 119. More information is available here.
Vaccination for Children and Travel
Children cannot get COVID-19 vaccination status, as children are not currently being vaccinated against COVID-19.
If you’re travelling abroad, you and any children you’re travelling with may need to show proof of a COVID-19 test, with or without a completed vaccination course.
See the GOV.UK foreign travel advice pages for guidance on the entry requirements of your intended destination country.