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Leek Pop up Clinics - Covid Vaccination

There are still appointments available for our pop up vaccine clinic for anyone who lives in #Leek, works in a school or has a child at school in Leek

Book Friday and Saturday here: https://twbstaffsandstoke.org.uk/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccination/where-can-i-get-my-vaccination-from/community-vaccination-sites

or by calling 01785 898844.

Please note, these vaccinations are not available for children under age 18.

Covid-19 vaccination status

From 17 May 2021, people in England who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can demonstrate their vaccination status for international travel. A full course is currently two doses of any approved vaccine. Vaccine status will be available from: 

  • the NHS App which you can download from app stores 

  • the NHS website 

  • 119 - by requesting a paper letter

You will need to register to use the online services, if you have not already. It may take more than a week for your identity to be checked and verified.

If you cannot access the online services, and you have had both doses of the vaccine, you can request a paper letter from the NHS by calling 119. Only call 119 if you are due to travel outside the UK in the near future and have had your second dose more than 5 working days ago. It may take up to 7 working days for the letter to arrive.

This practice is not able to provide you with a letter that shows your COVID-19 vaccination status. Please do not contact the practice about your COVID-19 vaccination status unless you have been advised to by the 119 service.

When you're planning your travel, you should check the latest information on demonstrating your COVID-19 status when travelling abroad on the gov.uk website. Make sure there is enough time to get proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status before you are due to travel.

 

Appointments

Surgery opening times:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 8.00am to 6.00pm

Appointments are usually available from 8am to 12.30pm and 2pm to 5.20pm.

Each appointment lasts for 12 minutes and we ask you to try and bring one problem to each appointment. You may consult with any of the doctors but for ongoing problems we prefer you to stay with one doctor if possible to provide better continuity of care.

If you at any time would like a chaperone to support you during your consultation, please inform the doctor or the nurse and this can be arranged. Occasionally there may be a short delay whilst a suitable chaperone is arranged.

To book an appointment ring 01538 399008.

When booking a routine appointment you will be offered the first available appointment.

If it is urgent that you see a practitioner today you will be offered an appointment. If you ring in the morning you will be offered a morning appointment. If you ring after 1pm you will be offered an afternoon appointment.

We also offer a late evening surgery on a Monday 6.30pm – 8.45pm

If you wish to speak to a practitioner on the telephone you can ring for a telephone appointment (routine or urgent appointment) and the practitioner will call you back near to the allotted time.

Cancellations

If you cannot attend an appointment for any reason please inform us as soon as possible in order for us to give the slot to someone else. You can leave a message on our new telephone system by ringing 01538 399008 and pressing option 2.

 
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