Read the latest information about how the Coronavirus vaccine is being made available in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.
If you are in one of the following groups you can now book your covid vaccination through the links listed below, or you can wait for your GP to contact you.
How to book
Leicester General Hospital: https://www.swiftqueue.co.uk/pre_timescreen.php?id=$2y$10$MyYLuoqzBISYQgyU04tDX.BELprxQL7Dms6e9m9EPb51qOzF6Da2m
The booking process
Photo ID and proof of eligibility will be needed on arrival and if you unable to provide these you will be turned away
All other patients will be contacted to book your vaccination when your turn comes. Please do not contact your GP practice or the hospital enquiring about the vaccine.
The vaccine is typically delivered by a simple injection in the upper arm. Two doses of the vaccine are required for both the Pfizer-BioNTech and the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines; this will range between three and twelve weeks apart to achieve enhanced protection against coronavirus.
Vaccines in hospitals
Hospital Hubs are delivering the vaccine at Leicester General Hospital, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Loughborough Hospital and Feilding Palmer Hospital.
Vaccines in GP practices
All local GP practices in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland are now covered by a vaccination service. Some vaccinations are taking place in GP practices and others are at community vaccination centres, for example in council buildings.
Vaccinations are administered by groups of GP practices, known as primary care networks, with one practice generally providing vaccines on behalf of all practices in the group.
Find out where vaccinations are taking place for your GP practice:
Nurses, paramedics, pharmacists and other NHS staff are working alongside GPs to vaccinate patients in order of priority.
The priority groups have been determined at national level by the Joint Committee on Vaccinations and Immunisations.
To find out which priority groups of patients are currently being offered the vaccination click here.