COVID - 19 Vaccinations ( Updated 7th January 2021)

We are pleased to announce that our COVID-19 Vaccination program has now commenced and we are now inviting patients based on the national priority list.

Who will be vaccinated first?

The first patients to be vaccinated are our care homes and patients who are 80 years and over and frontline healthcare workers.

We are now calling all patients within these first groups during January 2021 to arrange the vaccination appointments, please be patient we will call you, if you are a frontline health or social care worker please send us a message via our contact us page to let us know your occupation.

Where will the vaccinations take place?

The Sevenoaks GP Practices are all working together to offer vaccinations and they take place at:

 Sevenoaks Medical Centre, Beadle House, London Rd, Sevenoaks TN13 2JD. Directions for the centre can be found on their website: Sevenoaks Medical Centre

There are transport services available for those needing support with getting to the Sevenoaks Medical Centre, the different options are listed here: List of patient transport options for medical appointments

When will I be called?

The national priority groups are:

Wave 1 and 2 - Care homes, patients 80years and over and all patient facing health and social care workers

Wave 3 - All patients 75 years and over

Wave 4 - All those 70 years of age and over and extremely vulnerable individuals

Wave 5 - All those patients 65 years and over

Wave 6 - All those patients aged 16 to 64 with underlying health conditions or carers of vulnerable adults

Wave 7 - All those patients 60 years and over

Wave 8 - All those patients 55 years and over

Wave 9 - All those patients 50 years an over

Please be patient as it will take time to vaccinate all our patients, you will be recalled either by telephone, letter or text. Please ensure that your contact details are up to date and it is helpful to have your mobile telephone number on our records.

I would like to volunteer, how can I do this?

The NHS are very grateful for the number of volunteers that have come foward to help, if you would like to volunteer please use the link to GoodSam as this is coordinated effort run nationally by the Royal Voluntary Service.

 

For more information on the vaccine, see the leaflets below

COVID - 19 Vaccines - A guide for adults

Covid-19 Vaccines – All women of childbearing age, those currently pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding

Covid-19 Vaccine – What to expect after your vaccination

Covid - 19 - Why will I need to wait for my vaccination?

Published: Jan 13, 2021

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