Coronavirus Updates

Astrazeneca Vaccination Safety Guidance

Covid 19 Vaccination Programme Update 15 April 2021 Recently, there have been reports of a very rare condition involving blood clots and unusual bleeding after vaccination. Although this condition remains extremely rare there appears to be a higher risk in people shortly after the first dose of the AstraZeneca (AZ) vaccine. Around 4 people develop … Continued

COVID 19 VACCINATION PROGRAMME UPDATE 22 MARCH 2021

We are looking to complete vaccinating all patients over 50 by the end of this month. For those pts who had a 1st vaccination 6th – 12th January and have not heard about being booked in for a second vaccination by Wednesday 25th March please contact the practice to be booked in.  Please click the … Continued

COVID 19 VACCINATION PROGRAMME UPDATE 11 MARCH 2021

MV Coronavirus Update 11 March 2021 We have now vaccinated approximately 20,000 of our patients and are currently working on the over 60s.  Please click the above link for our latest update.

COVID 19 VACCINATION PROGRAMME UPDATE 2 MARCH 2021

We are now contacting patients in priority group 6 over the next few weeks in order of those at most risk of a more severe outcome from contracting Covid. If you believe you are in Cohort 6, please do not contact the practice as we need to keep our lines free for patients calling with non-covid … Continued

COVID 19 VACCINATION PROGRAMME UPDATE 26 FEBRUARY 2021

We have now moved to vaccinating patients in priority group 6.  Priority group 6 is large and covers a wide age range, and many health conditions. We are contacting patients in Group 6 over the next few weeks in order of those at most risk of a more severe outcome from contracting Covid. If you … Continued

Covid-19 Second Vaccinations

💉COVID 19 SECOND VACCINATIONS💉 🟢Some patients have told us that they have been advised to attend the practice for their second Covid-19 vaccination this weekend. ❌Please be advised, that we are NOT offering second vaccinations just yet 🟢We will contact patients for their second vaccination towards the end of March/early April. ❌Please DO NOT attend … Continued

COVID 19 VACCINATION PROGRAMME UPDATE 16 FEBRUARY 2021

Our team are working extremely hard to deliver vaccines to our patients – over 15000 of our patients have now been vaccinated since we started in December.  We are now inviting patients from priority groups 5 and 6 for their vaccination.  Patients with a mobile phone number registered in their notes are being sent a … Continued

COVID 19 VACCINATION PROGRAMME UPDATE 9 FEBRUARY 2021

We are continuing to work through the patient cohorts, with the over 70s and clinically extremely vulnerable group being invited for vaccinations currently. There are over 4000 patients in this group to vaccinate between our North Somerset and Bristol sites.  The vast majority of this cohort have already been vaccinated but if you are over … Continued

Coronavirus Vaccine Scam Alert

We are aware that a small number of people nationally have received suspicious calls and text messages offering the COVID-19 vaccination. To protect yourself and your family members from fraud and criminals, remember the following points. The vaccine is only available on the NHS and is free to people in priority groups, and the NHS … Continued

COVID 19 VACCINATION PROGRAMME UPDATE 2 FEBRUARY 2021

Nearly 12000 doses of vaccine have been administered so far by our staff, with the vast majority of care home residents (and staff), over 80s and over 75s having their jabs. NB:  If you are over 75 and have not had your invite please do contact us by phone or email and we will ensure … Continued

COVID 19 VACCINATION PROGRAMME UPDATE 26 JANUARY 2021

Patients are now receiving invitation letters to book appointments at the mass vaccination centre.  Please remember it is important that patients do not call us about the government letters or mass vaccination centres as we are already dealing with an extremely high volume of calls.  This is in addition to organising our own vaccination clinics … Continued

COVID 19 VACCINATION PROGRAMME UPDATE 18 JANUARY 2021

To date we’ve had 8 vaccination clinics, vaccinating +or- 1000 patients per clinic. OUR TEAM ARE WORKING EXTREMELY HARD TO DELIVER VACCINES TO PATIENTS Click the link below for some points to consider regarding our vaccination programme MV Coronavirus Update WC18Jan21

COVID 19 VACCINATION PROGRAMME UPDATE 11 JANUARY 2021

We are working steadily through our cohorts of patients in terms of their need and as per the JCVI guidelines. To date we have vaccinated over 6000 patients and are now delivering first vaccinations to our 75-80 year old age group. Please click the link for further information on our Covid19 vaccination programme: MV Coronavirus … Continued

Covid 19 Vaccination Programme Update 7 January 2021

We are currently vaccinating our care home residents and patients over 80.  Over 3000 vaccinations for this group of patients will be undertaken this week (wc 4 January 2021).  We will then be inviting the next group of patients,  i.e. those who are aged 75 and over, for their vaccinations.  Please click this link for … Continued

Covid-19 Vaccination – Why Do I Have to Wait?

We are receiving a large number of phone calls from patients asking for information about Covid-19 vaccines. There are now two types of Covid-19 vaccination, both requiring two doses to provide the best protection.  An independent group of experts has recommended that vaccinations are offered  first to those at highest risk of suffering serious complications … Continued

COVID-19 Leaflet, What To Expect

Please click below for information on what to expect if you’ve had your first Coronavirus vaccination. Covid-19_what_to_expect_leaflet