As of 11th February, we have attempted to contact every patient in the top 4 priority groups for the Covid vaccination. That is:
- Residents in a care home for older adults and their carers
- All those 80 years of age and over, and frontline health and social care workers
- All those 75 years of age and over
- All those 70 years of age and over and clinically extremely vulnerable individuals
We are running clinics all of this week, including Saturday, and every patient that we have been successful in contacting has now been vaccinated, has an appointment booked, told us they would not like to have the vaccine, or been unsuitable for the vaccine at this time (eg due to recently having Covid-19). Any patients in this last category will be contacted again as soon as they are 4 weeks post-recovery from the illness.
There are a small number of individuals that we have not been able to contact due to missing phone numbers, or numbers that are not working or out of service. We have made numerous attempts to get hold of all patients but it may be that we do not have an up-to-date number, or that someone has moved away without letting us know.
We are now keen to move onto the next priority category, and so cannot keep attempting to make contact with patients whom we have already tried multiple times.
Therefore, if you are in the top 4 priority groups and have not yet received your first dose of vaccine, please do get in contact with the Surgery and let our reception team know. We will then be able to ensure the details we hold for you are correct, and get you booked in for your vaccine in our next clinic session.
Published: Feb 11, 2021