Vaccine update 12.5.21

Tower Hamlets Primary Care Vaccination Programme

Since December, the Tower Hamlets GP Care Group has been running the COVID-19 Vaccination Programme on behalf of the borough’s GP practices. Vaccinations are strictly by appointment only and individuals are contacted in the order of the priority groups identified by NHS England.

Priority Groups 

The eligible priority groups that have been vaccinated by this programme so far in Tower Hamlets are listed on the GP Care Group website. Click here to view eligible groups.

Eligible younger cohorts are advised to visit the National Booking Helpline here

COVID-19 Helpline

If you’re eligible to have the COVID-19 vaccination and would like to book your appointment or need support, please contact the council’s COVID-19 helpline on 020 7364 3030.

Vaccination Sites

COVID-19 vaccinations are available from the Art Pavilion, Mile End Park, Clinton Road, London, E3 4QY.

Mile End Park has produced a map offering a visual, step-free guide from Mile End Underground Station to The Art Pavilion.

When to book your second dose? 

Just like the first dose, eligible individuals will be contacted when it is time for them to have their second dose. However, the GP Care Group has provided a second dose eligibility window here.

Find out more about the vaccination programme on the GP Care Group’s website.

More information can be found on Tower Hamlets Council’s website.

Vaccine Certificates

We are receiving an increasing number of COVID vaccination certification enquiries.

We are unable to issue this certificate at the practice.

Please see https://www.gov.uk/guidance/demonstrating-your-covid-19-vaccination-status-when-travelling-abroad for further information.

Proof of your vaccination status will be available on the NHSapp, which is also valuable for accessing your health records and ordering repeat prescriptions.

The NHSapp can be downloaded from https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/nhs-app/id1388411277 for iPhone or https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.nhs.online.nhsonline for android.

Alternatively you can call the NHS helpline on 119 (from 17 May) and ask for a letter to be posted to you. This must be at least 5 days after you’ve completed your course of the vaccine, the letter may to take up to 5 days to reach you.

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