The York Medical Practice

St. John's Health Centre, Oak Lane, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW1 3PA | Tel: 020 8744 0220

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COVID-19 Vaccination Program
We are pleased to announce that York Medical Practice has been approved as the vaccination HUB for East Twickenham Primary Care Network covering a population of just under 32,000 patients.

Over 80’s will be contacted shortly to book an appointment
Vaccination delivery dates are yet to be confirmed by NHS England however this is now anticipated to be in early January 2021.
NOTE: We are unable to offer patients preference of an appointment time, You will be allocated an appointment slot on a first come first serve basis. Your 2nd Dose appointment time will be the same as your first.
* Vaccine supply is limited and we do not yet know when we will receive further deliveries *

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If you do not fall into the category currently being vaccinated then please do not contact the Surgery regarding the vaccination.
You will be invited when it is your turn to be vaccinated.

**** Appointments are by INVITATION only ****

Please ensure your contact details are up to date with the Practice.
Please read Public Health information leaflet Why do I have to Wait for my Vaccination Leaflet COVID-Vaccination-Why-do-i-have-to-Wait-Leaflet


Vaccination Cohorts
The Practice staff do not have the ability to prioritize individual patients and will be guided by NHS England on who we can invite and when.
This priority list is as follows:
residents in a care home for older adults and their carers (this will be arranged by PHE, not the Surgery)
all those 80 years of age and over and frontline health and social care workers
all those 75 years of age and over
all those 70 years of age and over and clinically extremely vulnerable individuals
all those 65 years of age and over
all individuals aged 16 years to 64 years with underlying health conditions which put them at higher risk of serious disease and mortality
all those 60 years of age and over
all those 55 years of age and over
all those 50 years of age and over
Please read Public Health information leaflet Why do I have to Wait for my Vaccination Leaflet

What to expect when you attend York Medical Practice for the Covid-19 vaccination
Patients will be invited to make an appointment when they are eligible to receive the vaccination.
Until you have been invited, please do not contact the Surgery.
Please wear a face covering when attending for the Covid-19 vaccination.
When you arrive, you will be asked to join a queue. Your name and Date of Birth will be taken and you will be directed to a vaccination station.
A nurse or clinical volunteer will take your name and date of birth again. You will receive your vaccination. You may be required to wait for 15 minutes before asked to leave the building via the one-way system.
Please do not attend if:
You currently have Covid-19
You have had a fever for any reason in the previous 48 hours.
You have allergies and carry an auto-injector adrenaline device such as a EpiPen.
For more information on what to expect following receiving the vaccination please read the PHE Information sheet.
Please read this information prior to attending. The vaccination team will not have time to go through this with you.

Side effects
What are the side effects?
Like all medicines, vaccines can cause side effects. Most of these are mild and short term, and not everyone gets them. Even if you do have symptoms after the first dose, you still need to have the second dose.
Although you may get some protection from the first dose, having the second dose will give you the best protection against the virus.
Very common side effects include:
• having a painful, heavy feeling and tenderness in the arm where you had your injection. This tends to be worst around 1-2 days after the vaccine.
• feeling tired
• headache
• general aches, or mild flu-like symptoms
Although feeling feverish is not uncommon for two to three days, a high temperature is unusual and may indicate you have COVID-19 or another infection.
An uncommon side effect is swelling of the glands. You can rest and take the normal dose of paracetamol (follow the advice in the packaging) to help make you feel better.
These symptoms normally last less than a week. If your symptoms seem to get worse or if you are concerned, contact the Surgery. If you do seek advice from a doctor or nurse, make sure you tell them about your vaccination so that they can assess you properly.
You can also report suspected side effects of vaccines and medicines through the Yellow Card scheme.
You can do this online by visiting the Coronavirus Yellow Card or by downloading the Yellow Card app.

St John's

  • Monday
    08:00 until 18:00
  • Tuesday
    08:00 until 20:00
  • Wednesday
    08:00 until 18:00
  • Thursday
    08:00 until 18:00
  • Friday
    08:00 until 18:00
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