Longshoot Health Centre

*** Covid Autumn Booster 2023 ***

FROM THE 11 SEPTEMBER 2023 vaccinations will begin for those most at risk, including adult care home residents and people who are immunosuppressed.
FROM THE 18 SEPTEMBER 2023 the NHS will start to invite people in priority order of risk and those eligible will be able to book an appointment through the National Booking Service. https://www.nhs.uk/nhs-services/covid-19-services/covid-19-vaccination-services/book-covid-19-vaccination/

Alternatively you can telephone 119. Please note we are unable to book an appointment on your behalf.

ROBIN PARK VACCINATION CLINIC  – Covid vaccination clinics will start at Robin Park Leisure Centre from week beginning 18 September 2023.  Timings for these clinics will be 4pm-8pm weekdays and Sundays 8.30am-4pm.

PEMBERTON SURGERY VACCINATION CLINIC – Covid vaccination clinics will be available on Saturdays starting 23 September 2023 8.30am-4pm.

If you would like to book into the vaccination clinics at either Robin Park leisure centre or Pemberton surgery, please contact Wigan Federation on 01942 369 690.

Date for housebound visits – to be confirmed.

COVID-19 Vaccination Cohort Eligibility – patients must book via national booking centre or 119, we cannot book their appointments for them
• Residents in a care home for older adults
• All adults aged 65 years and over
• Persons aged 6 months to 64 years in a clinical risk group **
• Frontline health and social care workers
• Persons aged 12-64y who are household contacts of people with immunosuppression
• Persons aged 16-64y who are carers and staff working in care homes for older adults

** For further information concerning the definition of a clinical risk group please visit https://healthmedia.blog.gov.uk/2023/08/08/covid-autumn-booster-vaccine-2023-everything-you-need-to-know/