Vaccination programme

The coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines are safe and effective. They give you the best protection against COVID-19.

The NHS is doing an excellent job at getting the COVID-19 vaccine and booster programme rolled out. The vaccine is being delivered in hundreds of hospital hubs, local GP-led services, pharmacies and care homes.

Book or manage a COVID-19 vaccination

You can use this service if you're registered with a GP surgery in England. You can register with a GP if you do not have one.

  • 1st and 2nd doses for people aged 5 years old and over
  • boosters for people aged 16 years old and over, plus at-risk children aged 12 to 15 years old
  • spring boosters for people aged 75 years old and over, plus people aged 12 years old and over with a weakened immune system
  • additional primary doses for people with a severely weakened immune system aged 12 years old and over

Find a walk-in COVID-19 vaccination site

You can get a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine from a walk-in site without an appointment.

You do not need to be registered with a GP to use a walk-in vaccination site.

Types of COVID-19 vaccine

The COVID-19 vaccines currently approved for use in the UK are:

  • Moderna vaccine
  • Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine
  • Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine

You cannot usually choose which vaccine you have. When you book, you'll only be offered appointments for vaccines that are suitable for you.

The following links provide further information from the NHS website.

➡️ COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 12 to 15

➡️ COVID-19 vaccines side effects and safety

➡️ Health conditions and COVID-19 vaccination

➡️ Pregnancy, breastfeeding, fertility and COVID-19 vaccination

➡️ What happens at your COVID-19 vaccination appointment