Covid Vaccine update

  • FIRST DOSES:
    • If you are cohort 1-9 ( age 50 or over, and people over 16 with underlying medical conditions - see document below for criteria) and have not yet had a first dose vaccine please contact us to arrange an appointment, you can email practicemanager.nbs@nhs.net or phone 01865 240501. 
    • If you are cohort 10-12 (under 50 with no underlying health conditions) please contact the National Booking Service or 119 to book an appointment. Please do NOT contact us as we are not able to offer these appointments.
  • SECOND DOSES:
    • These will be approximately 11 weeks after the first dose. Provisional dates are below for people who had a first dose at Cherwell School. Dates will be finalised once we receive confirmation of our delivery dates. There is some scope for attending on a different date if necessary, but we do not encourage this unless unavoidable. 
      • Friday 16th April – for first doses from 29th Jan and  4th Feb (split with 24th April). CONFIRMED
      • Saturday 24th April – for first doses from 4th Feb (split with 16th April) and 5th Feb. CONFIRMED
      • Saturday 8th May –  for first doses from 18th Feb
      • Saturday 15th May  – for first doses from 27 Feb and 5th March
      • Saturday 29th May  – for first doses from 13th March
      • Saturday 5th June – for first doses from 20th March and 2nd April
  • If you had a first dose of vaccine with us on, or before, 15th January and have not yet booked your second dose you must do so URGENTLY. Please contact practicemanager.nbs@nhs or 01865 240501 to arrange this.
  • We currently only have Astra Zeneca vaccine. Please see this 'Astra Zeneca vaccine and clotting problems' document for more information on this topic.
  •  Appointments for our clinic will be booked by text message whever possible. We will send you an SMS link to book 1-2 weeks before the clinic date. If we do not have a mobile number for you we will email or call your landline,.
  • Only patients with appointments should attend a vaccine clinic. Anyone attending without an appointment will unfortunately be turned away.
  • Vaccinations will take place at Cherwell School North Site Marston Ferry Rd, Oxford OX2 7EE.
  • These will be joint clinics with patients and staff from 19 Beaumont Street Surgery, Summertown Health Centre, and Banbury Road Medical Centre.
  • Please be aware that you may have to queue outside for a short time. You are not allowed to drive for 15minutes after your vaccination
  • Please wear clothes that make it easy for you to get your upper arm out for the vaccine and please wear a mask.
  • Please cancel your appointment if you have any coronavirus symptoms (cough, fever or loss of sense of taste or smell) or have had a positive covid test in the last 4 weeks.
  • Please be aware that there are a number of vaccine scams circulating. We will NEVER ask for any payment or bank details in relation to the vaccine. More information about scams can be found here Coronavirus vaccine scams warning | Action Fraud

If you are a frontline health or social care worker as outlined in The Green Book chapter 14a on Covid vaccine (click here) then please email practicemanager.nbs@nhs.net to arrange an appointment. The relevant guidance is on page 11.

If you an immunosuppressed adult it is recommended that your adult household contacts are all vaccinated. Please read this documenfor more information.

We are receiving a number of queries from patients around the vaccination interval, choice of vaccine type,  eligiblility etc. In the first instance please see the attached document for answers to common FAQs .  If you cannot find the answer here please email practicemanager.nbs@nhs.net .

FAQs on the Coronavirus Vaccine Programme

Cohort 6 information

Published: Jan 1, 2021

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