|In line with expert guidance, priority for vaccinations are residents in a care home or a long term residential facility, people aged 55 or over, people who are classed as Clinically Extremely Vulnerable or Clinically Vulnerable, those who are housebound, carers and frontline health and social care workers.
The NHS will contact people in the priority groups when it is their turn to receive the vaccine. Priority groups are based on the guidance from the Joint Committee for Vaccinations and Immunisations. Be aware of COVID-19 vaccination fraud by reading more on the CCG website.
Please note anyone under the age of 16, including children classed as Clinically Extremely Vulnerable, are not currently advised to have a Covid-19 vaccination.
How to book: visit the local booking site, call 0115 883 4640 between 8am – 8pm (Mon – Fri) or 9am – 5pm (Sat – Sun). Or call 119 or visit the national booking link to book at Mansfield Vaccination Centre.
Clinically Extremely Vulnerable or Clinically Vulnerable
To book an appointment, eligible people can use the local booking link: https://www.swiftqueue.co.uk/nottinghamc19v-clinv.php or call 0115 883 4640 between 8am and 8pm (Mon – Fri) or 9am – 5pm (Sat – Sun).
To read more about the COVID-19 vaccinations for Clinically Extremely Vulnerable people, please click here. To read more about those who are classed Clinically Vulnerable, please click here.
Carers providing unpaid support
Carers in receipt of carer’s allowance or the main carers of an elderly or disabled person whose welfare may be at risk if the carer falls ill are eligible for the vaccine. This includes adult carers of children who are in receipt of a statutory education, health and care plan: visit https://www.swiftqueue.co.uk/nottinghamc19v-clinv.php or call 0115 883 4640.
Those who are aged 16-17 years old who are eligible for vaccination will all receive the Pfizer vaccine and currently this is being provided at the Kings Mill Hospital and Queens Medical Centre hubs only. They can book via this bespoke booking link https://www.swiftqueue.co.uk/nottinghamc19v-clinv1617.php or they call the booking line 0115 883 4640.
You may be asked to prove identity for the purpose of vaccination but not to prove your status as a carer.
Carers are being identified through the following routes:
•If you are linked into the Carers’ Hub
•If you are known to your GP as a carer
•If you have had a carer’s assessment
•Through the Department for Work and Pensions records
If you’re not known as a carer, please contact the Carer’s Hub: https://www.tuvida.org/nottinghamshirehub
0115 824 8824
Housebound residents will receive a Covid-19 vaccine within their own home or place of residence. A special ‘roving team’ of vaccinators is delivering the service to housebound residents.
Those who are housebound will have been identified by their registered GP. You can read more about the COVID-19 vaccinations for housebound residents here.
Any housebound resident who has not received a letter can call the vaccination booking line on 0115 883 4640 between 8am and 8pm (Mon – Fri) or 9am – 5pm (Sat – Sun).
Eligible citizens who are not registered with a GP
Eligible citizens are encouraged to register with a GP if possible. If GP registration is not possible and no existing NHS number can be found, you can still receive a vaccination at one of our vaccination sites if you fall within the current eligible JCVI groups. Receipt of vaccination will be recorded locally at the vaccination site.
You can book for a vaccine via the appropriate local booking link as seen above or by calling 0115 883 4640 between 8am and 8pm (Mon – Fri) or 9am – 5pm (Sat – Sun).
For further information on what you can do to help, tips on preparing for an appointment and guidance on using the online booking system, SwiftQueue please visit this CCG webpage.
We understand a lot of people want to be vaccinated and we would like to reassure you this will happen. Please be patient and wait to be contacted.
For further information on why you are being asked to wait for your COVID-19 vaccine, please read the information on the GOV.UK website.
A guide for adults has been produced to provide more information about the vaccine.