Covid Booster and Flu Clinics
Updated: 18th January 2022
We will be running a further vaccine clinic on the morning of Thursday 27th January at Buckingham Community Centre.
We are able to offer 1st, 2nd , 3rd and booster vaccines ( 3rd doses are for people who are immunocompromised) The vaccine for this clinic will be Pfizer.
Over the last few months we have sent thousands of texts inviting those who are not yet fully vaccinated and we will no longer be doing targeted invitations to over 16 year olds.
We are assuming now that those who are not responding to the invitations are booked elsewhere or are declining the vaccination and do not want (or cannot have) any further doses. If you have not been invited and would like a 1st, 2nd or booster dose please email in to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will send you a link – please add your mobile number, name and date of birth.
For those patients who are aged 12 and over who are classed as immunocompromised, and are having 4 doses, we are contacting you by phone-call, we will check your dates and status and book you in the clinic or give you a letter so you can access other clinics/ walk in sites. If you have not heard from us please email email@example.com – we will then contact you to arrange your vaccines.
For children aged 12-15 – the schools are running this programme and yet if your child has missed or cannot get the vaccine please email us and we will help book this. For children aged 5 – 11 again the schools are doing this but unfortunately we cannot book these at our site.
If you have vaccine information missing from your Covid pass and you did not have your vaccine with The Swan Practice please contact 119 and speak to the Vaccine Resolution Service who will be able to help with missing or incorrect vaccine details. We cannot help you with this unfortunately.
We are continuing to offer flu vaccinations at our clinics, if you haven’t had a flu vaccine and you just require that alone please contact reception to book an appointment.
Depending on numbers and demand we will potentially be offering another clinic on 24th February 2022 as part of this catch up phase, but we urge anyone who has not had their booster to contact us to book in as soon as possible.
Your choices regarding Data Sharing
There have been a number of reports in the media recently regarding a change in the General Practice Extraction Data System. The links below will give you some more information about making choices regarding data sharing.
Please do not send forms or letters to the practice we will not be able to opt out for you (unless you are opting out type 1) yes we know this is awfully confusing and not easy to navigate!
Please use the electronic links below if you wish to opt out. Please also read what opting out means. You have always been able to exercise your choice in this area and you can also change your mind and opt back in or opt out whenever you choose.
Please read the Mythbusting social media posts about the national data opt-out - NHS Digital https://digital.nhs.uk/…/nat…/mythbusting-social-media-posts
This link will take you to some more information about Make your choice about sharing data from your health records - NHS (www.nhs.uk) https://www.nhs.uk/your-nhs-data-matters/manage-your-choice/
Opting out General Practice Data for Planning and Research (GPDPR) - NHS Digital https://digital.nhs.uk/…/general-practice-data-for-planning…
Information and opting out is also outlined here General Practice Data for Planning and Research: GP Practice Privacy Notice - NHS Digital https://digital.nhs.uk/…/general-practice…/gp-privacy-notice
We adhere to the information contained within the NHS Buckinghamshire CCG privacy notice as linked here GP (Primary Care) Privacy Notice | Buckinghamshire CCG https://www.buckinghamshireccg.nhs.uk/primary-care-privacy…/
Welcome to The Swan Practice
Welcome to our practice, formed on October 1st 2014, by the merger of North End, Steeple Claydon and Masonic House Surgeries. Verney Close Surgery joined with us on 1st July 2016.
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