King George Surgery

King George Surgery

135 High Street, Stevenage, Hertfordshire. SG1 3HT

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COVID-19 Vaccinations – Updated Information

Posted on January 12th, 2021

We are incredibly busy with enquiries about the vaccine programme – please do not call us unless essential. 

Please visit nhs.uk for more information about the vaccine programme.

Please note that informal carers will be vaccinated in their age cohort and patients that are clinically extremely vulnerable (shielding) will be invited for vaccination along with cohort 4 (70-74 year olds).

We have so far vaccinated over 1000 eligible patient and NHS staff with their first and second doses of the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine.

This has been achieved in partnership with our Primary Care Network partner practices. Our designated vaccine site is Roebuck Surgery.

We have been working to Government advice and a prioritisation list directive from the Joint Committee on Vaccinations and Immunisations – you can find further information about priority groups here

Some of our patients aged over 80 were vaccinated in December at the Lister Hospital, and we understand that second doses have been delayed. Please be advised this was not our decision, patients should keep their appointments with Lister Hospital.

NHSE has written to patients over 80 to invite them to book online for the mass vaccination site at Robertson House – if you have received a first dose with us or Lister you should ignore this letter and continue with your second dose as planned. If you have not had a first dose, please follow the instructions in the letter and book your appointment.

Please wait until you are called – we are unable to vaccinate anyone outside of this schedule. We will contact eligible patients by text and by phone when it is time to book.

So far, we have only been provided with and used the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine.  We have commenced the vaccination of Care Home residents and staff using the  Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine.  As deliveries become more regular, we will be holding more clinics and will attempt to vaccinate as many patients as we can, in priority order.

Please do bear in mind we are under intense pressure to deliver the vaccination programme and continue business as usual – please be polite to our staff who are working incredibly hard.

For more information about the vaccines – click the links above, or visit gov.uk