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First Phase of Vaccination Programme commences

The first phase of the NHS Covid-19 vaccination programme has started nationally.

We will begin vaccinating the first phase of priority patients against COVID-19 from 19th December 2020.  We are contacting eligible patients directly to invite them for their vaccinations.

Priority patients are based on the Government’s Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) who identify patients based on the prevention of serious illness from COVID-19. Prioritisation is primarily based on age, as the risk of serious illness and death from COVID-19 increases with age.

This priority list is as follows:

  1. residents in a care home for older adults, and their carers
  2. all those 80 years of age and over, and frontline health and social care workers
  3. all those 75 years of age and over
  4. all those 70 years of age and over, and clinically extremely vulnerable individuals
  5. all those 65 years of age and over
  6. all individuals aged 16 years to 64 years with underlying health conditions which put them at higher risk of serious illness and death
  7. all those 60 years of age and over
  8. all those 55 years of age and over
  9. all those 50 years of age and over

Please wait to be contacted

We are receiving lots of queries from patients about the vaccine. Please wait to be contacted. When you become eligible and we have vaccine available you will receive an invitation to book an appointment either from:

  • your GP practice, or
  • the national NHS.

This letter will include all the information you will need to book appointments, including your NHS number.

Please do not contact us to get an appointment until you receive this letter.

Information on the vaccine is available on the NHS.UK website.

To find out more about the vaccine, visit the Covid Vaccine public information page of the Joined Up Care Derbyshire website at:

Web: https://joinedupcarederbyshire.co.uk/public-info-covid-19/covid-19-vaccine

Or follow Joined Up Care Derbyshire on social media:

  www.twitter.com/JoinedUpCare

  www.instagram.com/joinedupcarederbyshire

  www.facebook.com/joinedupcarederbyshire

CORONAVIRUS LATEST INFORMATION

www.gov.uk/coronavirus

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

Additional information from one of our partner practices in the Primary Care Network

http://ivy.gs/coronavirus

 

KELVINGROVE MEDICAL CENTRE LATEST

This practice is supporting the covid vaccination programme.

Both NHS England and Derby and Derbyshire CCG are supporting practices to suspend all non-urgent work in our efforts to deliver the vaccination programme.

Therefore on the afternoon of Wednesday 3rd February the Practice will be running a covid vaccination clinic for our vulnerable patients.

The Practice will remain open during this time but will only be dealing with urgent care appointments, so that staff can be released to deliver the covid vaccinations. The telephones will be switched off but if you have an urgent problem, please ring 07553 347467. If your problem is not urgent and will wait until Thursday 4th February, please ring the Surgery after 8am.  However, if you need advice that day, please ring 111.

Thank you

 

If you think you might have coronavirus or have any symptoms such as fever, new cough, or loss of sense of smell or taste, please go to the NHS online or telephone 111 for advice.
 
If require an appointment, you will be offered a telephone or a video consultation. All face to face appointment requests will be triaged and booked by a GP.
 
If you require an isolation note, please visit https://111.nhs.uk/isolation-note. Please do not contact he Surgery
 
If you need to attend the surgery, please wear a face covering. This does NOT need to be a surgical mask.

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