Covid Booster Update!

The team have all been working hard over the past two days to increase clinics and vaccination capacity. The Rosebank Hub will now be holding vaccine clinics everyday up until Christmas Eve and also during Christmas week, from 27th -31st December.

Text messages inviting all patients from the seven practices will be sent out by the end of the day. This means everyone over the age of 18 (if 3 months since second dose) will have been invited for a booster vaccination , providing we have your correct mobile phone number.

If you do not receive a text message, please contact your practice via their website; give your name and date of birth, contact number and days you are available to be vaccinated.

All practices have provided extra staff to ensure we can vaccinate as many patients as possible before the end of December. This has meant we have had to cancel some routine appointments and also at times only deal with the most important and urgent cases.

Every surgery is trying to minimise impact on the normal day to day work but this will not always be possible, as the scale of the vaccination mission is huge.

Our practice grouping estimate we need to give over 25000 vaccines over the next 3 weeks. This is about a quarter of the total we have given in the last year!!

Please be patient, please be kind (many staff are giving up time off over Christmas and working many extra hours) and thank you for your support!