15 Minute Post Vaccination Wait Suspended

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Up until now, people receiving the Moderna or Pfizer vaccines have been asked to wait for 15 minutes before leaving the vaccination centre. Due to the Omicron variant, the booster programme for adults is being accelerated. As part of this, and given the very low rate of anaphylaxis, the 15 minute wait has been suspended, as we now have much more experience with giving these vaccines to millions of people. People are not normally observed for 15 minutes after other vaccinations.

Its very important instead that you read the information contained on the UK Health & Security Website by clicking here

If you are unable to access the website, some paper copies will be available at the surgery post vaccination. Please note only a small supply is available and kindly ask you use access this digitially if possible.

Published: Dec 21, 2021