FOR PATIENTS ATTENDING A COVID-19 VACCINE SPRING BOOSTER CLINIC AT CARTERTON HEALTH CENTRE
The Covid-19 Spring booster vaccination is a single dose of a messenger RNA vaccine, given approximately 6 months after your first booster. Only the following people are eligible for it;
-aged 75 years and over
-aged 12 to 74 years with a weakened immune system
-resident in a care home
Your booster vaccination will be made by Pfizer or Moderna. You may have had another type of vaccine such as Astra Zeneca for your first two doses.
Further information about the Covid 19 Spring booster vaccination is available here
Please follow these instructions;
STEP 1 - Before we ring or text you to invite you for the vaccine, please;
-make sure that we have up-to-date phone contact details for you. You can notify us of a change in your contact details here
-wherever possible, make sure that we have a current mobile phone number for you.
STEP 2 - After you have booked your appointment please;
-read the Government's information about the vaccination so that you understand why it is important to be vaccinated and feel confident about your decision to have it. Easy Read information is available here.
-download, print and complete the first 3 sections (“Patient Details”, “Clinical Screening” and “Consent”) of the following questionnaire. You do not need to enter your NHS Number. BRING THE QUESTIONNAIRE WITH YOU TO YOUR VACCINATION APPOINTMENT. Please do not drop the questionnaire off at Bampton Surgery or Carterton Health Centre before your appointment.
-if you cannot print the questionnaire, we will give you a copy when you arrive for your vaccine. However, it will be helpful if you know the answer to each question in advance.
-Question 4 of the questionnaire asks if you have ever had a serious allergic reaction to any of the ingredients of the Covid vaccines. The ingredients of the Pfizer vaccine are listed in section 2 and section 6.1 of this document
-contact Bampton Aid Network on 07946 192638 or Volunteer Link-Up on 01993 776277 if you are going to need transport to Carterton Health Centre
-check this website for updates. Some practices in other parts of the country have had to cancel vaccination clinics due to delayed deliveries. The current status of forthcoming vaccination clinics is as follows;
STEP 3 - When you attend for your appointment please;
-go to Carterton Health Centre, Alvescot Road, Carterton OX18 3LJ. (Between Aldi and the library).
-arrive no more than 5 minutes before your appointment time, as we have limited car parking space.
-bring your completed questionnaire from Step 2 (above).
-wear clothing which will enable access to your upper arm with the minimum of fuss and inconvenience.
-follow the traffic circulation pattern shown here.
-park in Alvescot Road Free Car Park (as marked on the traffic circulation pattern).
-wear a face-mask.
STEP 4 - After you have had the vaccination please;
-when you are told you can go, please leave the car park immediately to make room for those arriving.
-read the leaflet What to Expect After the Vaccination