Coronavirus - Vaccine
04/10/21 - Medical exemption from vaccination - Covid pass
The NHS COVID Pass lets individuals share their COVID-19 vaccination records or test results in a secure way.
There may be occasion when you need to use this pass to demonstrate your vaccine status. For example gain entry to certain venues or work in a voluntary role.
Click here if you need information on how to apply for official proof that, for medical reasons, you're unable to be vaccinated and/or tested for COVID-19.
27/9/2021 Covid-19 booster vaccinations and 3rd dose vaccinations
Almondsbury Surgery will be offering COVID-19 booster vaccinations and 3rd dose vaccinations for immunocompromised patients on behalf of Severnvale PCN. Clinics will commence from Monday 4th October.
Appointments will be offered at Almondsbury Surgery during the week and will be run by appointment only - there is no facility for walk-ins.
All eligible patients will be given the Pfizer vaccine.
Booster vaccinations will be offered no earlier than 6 months from your second dose.
For immunocompromised patients, 3rd doses will be offered from 8 weeks. If you are eligible for a 3rd dose we will be in touch in due course and are aiming to vaccinate everyone over the next 2-3 months, vaccine delivery permitting.
Please remember this is a booster dose to prolong and strengthen the immunity your previous doses gave you.
We ask that you do not call the surgery and please wait for us to contact you.
It is important to note that we will not be administering the flu vaccination at the same time as the Covid-19 vaccinations. If you have not already received your flu vaccination, please call the surgery to book an appointment.
Third dose vaccination for severely immunosuppressed aged 12+
The JCVI has advised that people with severely weakened immune systems should have a third COVID-19 vaccine dose. This is separate to any potential COVID-19 booster vaccination. There are national recommendations as to who is considered eligible for the third vaccine and General Practices are working with Hospital Specialists locally to identify those who should receive this. There is no need contact the NHS. If you or your child is eligible for vaccination, we will contact you.
For more information see JCVI issues advice on third dose vaccination for severely immunosuppressed - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
09/06/21 - Information for those requesting a different second dose Covid-19 vaccine to their first
An information document and form has been published for those people requesting a different vaccine to their first. The document includes details on what is known about the vaccine, why scientists suggest receiving the same vaccine for your first and second dose and the position in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire.
All patients requesting a different vaccine are required to sign their consent and produce the attached form at the vaccination centre that they attend.
The full document is available here
13/05/21 - Covid-19 Vaccination Update
Covid-19 Vaccination Update
We are continuing to vaccinate patients aged under 40 and are working down in age order.
We will be sending invitations by text inviting patients to book their appointment via a link.
Please use this booking system if you are able as we are currently seeing a substantial increase in telephone enquiries.
If we do not have a mobile phone number on record for you, please email us (using the contact us page on our website) including your name, date of birth and what number you would like us to use. We will then update our records and send you an invitation.
29/04/2021 - Updated Covid-19 Vaccination Guides for Patients
A number of vaccination guides have been published and cover:
- Women of Childbearing Age, Currently Pregnant or Breastfeeding
- A Guide for Adults
- What to expect after your COVID-19 Vaccination
Please click on the title of the leaflet you wish to access
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