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COVID-19 Vaccination for Eligible Adults

COVID-19 vaccinations are now available to adults identified by the JCVI (Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation) as being at highest risk of catching the disease and of suffering serious complication COVID-19. If you are eligible, a member of our team will be contacting you to book an appointment. We also require your consent for vaccination.

 

This vaccination will be free of charge and our highest priority is delivering the vaccines to eligible patients as soon as the vaccine becomes available.

 

Through vaccination of those at highest risk, we aim to help protect individuals from becoming unwell with the COVID-19 disease.

Click the link to download the Adult consent form. It is important that you sign the consent form and bring with you to your appointment

COVID-19 Vaccination adult consent form

A leaflet on COVID-19 vaccination is on the following link – please read:

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/941464/PHE_11843_Covid-19_guide_for_adults_leaflet.pdf

 

For women of childbearing age, please read the detailed guidance at:

www.nhs.uk/covidvaccination

 

Early indications are that some vaccine recipients may experience a painful/heavy arm at the injection site and may feel tired, or have a mild fever for a couple of days. These are common side effects following vaccinations. If required, Paracetamol may help to reduce these effects and keep you as comfortable as possible following vaccination. Please read the product information for more details on the vaccine and possible side effects by searching Coronavirus Yellow Card.

 

During the vaccination delivery, we will maintain the range of measures we have in place to reduce the risk of contracting COVID-19. Staff involved in administering the vaccine will be wearing personal protective equipment and will adhere to all infection prevention control measures.

 

By arriving at the Practice at your dedicated appointment time and providing your arm for vaccination when requested, you have consented to receiving the vaccine. This is implied consent. It is important to have read the information contained within the leaflet (link above).

 

Thank you.

COVID Vaccination Update - 23rd December 2020

We would like to inform our patients that we will be undertaking the COVID vaccination programme starting week commencing 11th January 2021

The service will run collaboratively with Long Melford Group Practice who are part of our Primary Care Network

We are in the process of inviting patients in line with the JCVI (Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation) as instructed by NHS England, the clinics will be held at Lavenham Surgery site, this may change as we move through the cohorts. Please do not contact Lavenham Surgery for directions. Please see link lavenham surgery suffolk - Bing

 

Please can we request that patients that are aged 80 and over do not call the surgery, once we have received your consent and questionnaire back, a member of our team will contact you by telephone to arrange your vaccination appointments

 

We are also requesting that patients in other age group cohorts do not call the surgery we will contact you once the vaccine becomes available for your age cohort/condition. For further information, please visit the link:

 https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-vaccination-why-you-are-being-asked-to-wait/why-you-have-to-wait-for-your-covid-19-vaccine

We ask for your help to communicate this information to relatives, friends and neighbour's in the 80 years and over cohort that do not have access to the internet

 

Please be patient with our staff as the role out of the COVID vaccination programme requires a lot of planning in order for us to deliver this vaccine safely and efficiently, whilst maintaining our normal surgery activities

Many thanks

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Important information - Guildhall Surgery for all our patients

We are still asking for patients not to come to the surgery, but to call first.

Only come to the surgery if you have been asked to by a member of the Surgery team

If you are asked to attend the surgery, you MUST wear a face covering.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/face-coverings-when-to-wear-one-and-how-to-make-your-own/face-coverings-when-to-wear-one-and-how-to-make-your-own

 All appointments are currently being dealt with via the telephone.

 Please do not put prescription requests in early as they will only be processed when they are due.

If you have a routine query of any kind or need a test result and have internet access, please go to our website and use the e-consultation system to contact us.

If you have loss of taste or smell, a temperature or a new continuous cough please self-isolate and follow the latest Government advice on self-isolation and test and trace from the links below.

For the latest advice on self-isolation due to Covid-19 please visit

For the latest advice on Test and Trace please visit

If your symptoms are serious, or get worse NHS 111 has an online Coronavirus service that can give advice

Only call NHS 111 direct if you are unable to use online services

For further advice, regarding Coronavirus please visit www.nhs.uk/coronavirus

 



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