Vaccination clinics will begin for our practice week beginning 4th January 2021. As part of National Guidance clinics are being held at a central locality as directed by Public Health England.
Our eligible patients will be vaccinated at Bede Centre, Old Fold Road, Gateshead, NE10 0DJ.
Parking is available at Gateshead Stadium and a shuttle bus will be in operation. Patients will be invited to book appointments (2 needed, 21 days apart) by the practice according to the National Immunisation Plan as follows:
Group 1 Residents and staff in Care homes – from Mid December
Group 2 All patients over 80 years, frontline health and social care staff – from week beginning 4th January
Group 3 All over 75 years – date TBC
Group 4 All over 70 years plus clinically extremely vulnerable (excluding pregnant women and under 16 years) – date TBC
Group 5 All over 65 years – date TBC
Group 6 Adults 16-65 years in at risk group (asthma, COPD, diabetes, heart disease etc – ‘usually have a flu jab’) – date TBC
Group 7 All over 60 years – date TBC
Group 8 All over 55 years – date TBC
Group 9 All over 50 years – date TBC
Please note we are unable to vaccinate outside of this national plan nor are we aware when each group will be called as this will depend on vaccine availability. It is very important that you ensure we have your correct mobile phone number to enable us to invite you in a timely fashion to book your appointments for vaccination.