Spring Booster Vaccinations
Who is eligible?
People aged 75 years and over, those in care homes and those aged 12 years and over with a weakened immune system are being offered the spring booster.
Timing of the Spring Booster
Appointment will be offered around 6 months (and not before 3 months) since your last dose of vaccine.
How to Book your Spring Booster
The practice will be sending invites via text message to all patients we hold mobile numbers for. Those we do not hold a mobile number for we will call to book your appointment.
Patients can book via the National Booking System by calling 119 or using the link below:
National Booking System Link
COVID Vaccinations- 11th January 2022
Booster dose for immunosuppressed patients
We are now contacting patients who are immunosuppressed to book them their booster (4th dose) COVID vaccination. We will contact eligible patients once we have availability, and it has been 3 months since their 3rd dose. You can also book via the NHS website please use the link below. If you need a letter from the practice you can pop in and collect this from reception.
COVID-19 vaccine for people with a severely weakened immune system
12–15-year-olds 1st & 2nd dose
We are contacting all eligible 12–15-year-old to book their 1st or 2nd COVID vaccination. You can also book via the NHS website/119 or you can wait for the school nursing team.
We have contacted all eligible for the booster vaccination. If you have received a text from us, please click the link to decline if you do not want to vaccination this will stop you receiving more messages from the practice. To book a booster vacciantion please call 119 or book via the link below.
Book COVID Vaccine
COVID Booster Vaccinations- 15th December 2021
PRIME MINISTER BORIS JOHNSON ANNOUNCEMENT FOR COVID BOOSTER BY END OF DECEMBER 2021
Thank you for your patience over the last few days while we organise our COVID booster vaccinations.
Clinics for booster vaccinations will be held at the practice NOT Brooklane surgery. Our next clinic is on Sunday 19th December. All eligible patients will receive a text from the surgery to book their vaccine via a link. Any patients we do not hold mobile numbers for will be called in the next few days. We will be running more clinics next week, if you cannot book into Sundays clinic you will be sent another text when more clinics are added.
If you already have a booster appointment booked please do not cancel that appointment.
PLEASE DO NOT CALL OR EMAIL US - our phone lines need to be kept clear for patients and healthcare professionals who need us for on the day medical treatment.
We are doing all we can to keep the practice running as normal. If you have an appointment booked at the practice please keep the appointment or cancel if you cannot make it.
Our urgent care team will be running as normal and on the day GP telephone calls are still bookable weekdays at 8am.
Thank you for your patience and continued support. 🙏
COVID Booster Vaccinations- 13th December 2021
PRIME MINISTER BORIS JOHNSON ANNOUNCEMENT FOR COVID BOOSTER BY END OF DECEMBER 2021
Please understand we heard the news the same time as you so putting the infrastructure in place is going to take time.
PLEASE DO NOT CALL US - our phone lines need to be kept clear for patients and healthcare professionals who need us for on the day medical treatment.
Can we also ask you to be kind to our staff. We are doing our very best and have zero tolerance policy
More information to follow within the next day or so
Thank you for your patience 🙏
COVID 3rd Dose and Booster Vaccinations - 22nd October 2021
We are attempting to contact patients eligible for the 3rd dose and booster COVID vaccine. We ask you reframe from contacting the practice to enquire into the vaccination as it will stop other patients being able to access the surgery for their medical needs. We have a COVID vaccine booking team who are booking patients when we have appointments available. Unfortunately, due to the demand on primary care and winter pressures we may not be able to offer the booster vaccine to all eligible patients and may need to reduce the number of clinics at Brooklane Surgery.
Booster vaccinations can also be booked via NHS England by calling 119 or going to https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-vaccination/book-coronavirus-vaccination/ The Village Pharmacy and ASDA Pharmacy Fareham are providing the Booster vaccination and are bookable via NHS England. (Please do not contact the surgery to enquire into booster vaccinations at any NHS England sites we are NOT affiliated with them)
Thank you for your understanding.
COVID Vaccine Booster Appointment Booking
On Wednesday 29th September between 6pm-8pm & Friday 1st October 8am-12pm our doors will be open to book booster COVID vaccine appointments.
Please see below those who are eligible.
Booster vaccine can only be given 6 months after your 2nd dose. The clinics will be held a Brooklane Surgery, SO31 7DQ on the 2nd, 3rd, 16th & 17th October therefore you will need to have had your 2nd dose of the COVID vaccine on or before the 17th April.
Booster COVID Vaccine Update – 20th September 2021
We are currently planning our COVID vaccine booster programme and will start to contact eligible patients from this week. Please do not contact the practice to request or enquire into the booster COVID vaccine, we will contact patients once eligible. Please see the link below for more information on the booster COVID vaccine.
Gov COVID Vaccine Booster Website
Those eligible for the booster COVID vaccine are:
- Anyone aged 50 or over
- Heath and social care workers
- Those aged 16-49 years with underlying health conditions that put them at higher risk of severe COVID-19
- Adult carers
- Adult household contacts of immunosuppressed individuals
Booster vaccine can be administered 6 months after the second dose.
3rd Dose COVID Vaccine for Immunosuppressed Individuals
It was announced on the 2nd September that immunosuppressed individuals are eligible for a 3rd dose of the COVID vaccine. We will be notified by hospital and secondary care consultants who is eligible and when will be best to administer the vaccine. Please speak to your consultant if you have queries regarding the 3rd dose COVID vaccine.
COVID Vaccine Update – 19th August 2021
We have now sent letter to eligible 12–15-year-olds to invite them for their COVID vaccinations. The letters were sent to the parents/ guardians of our patients who are clinically extremely vulnerable and to those who are immunosuppressed to advise any household contacts aged 12-15 years old are now eligible for the COVID vaccination. If you have received a letter and would like to book your child for a COVID vaccination, please call the surgery.
COVID Vaccine Update – 16th August 2021
We have tried to contact our patients aged 16-17 to invite them for a COVID vaccination. There is still a small number we have been unable to contact, if you are aged 16-17 and would like the COVID please call the surgery. We still have availability for our clinic at Brooklane Surgery on the 28th August 2021.
COVID Vaccine Update - 20th July 2021
On the 19th July the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) advised that children aged 12-15 who have severe neuro-disabilities, Down’s syndrome, underlying conditions resulting in immunosuppression, and those with profound and multiple learning disabilities, severe learning disabilities or who are on the learning disability register are now eligible for the COVID vaccine. They also stated that children aged 12 or over whom live with someone who is immunosuppressed and children who are within three months of their 18th birthday are eligible for the COVID vaccine. Please see the below link to the government website for more information.
JCVI statement on COVID-19 vaccination of children and young people aged 12 to 17 years: 15 July 2021 - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
Please do not contact the surgery as we cannot answer any questions at this time. Once we have further guidance and information we will start to contact patient/patient guardians who are eligible.
COVID Vaccine Update - June 2021
We have now booked all our COVID vaccine clinics and are not offering any further 1st dose vaccinations. We have attempted to contact all eligible patient but as we only have limited patients left to vaccinate, we cannot facilitate doing anymore 1st dose clinics.
Any patients now wanting the COVID vaccine will have to book via NHS England by calling 119 or
Please check that NHS England are offering your age group the vaccine before trying to book.
We would like to thank all the staff and volunteers from Brook Lane and Lockwoods Surgery as well as our own staff and volunteers from Stubbington Medical Practice. Their dedication and hard work over the last 6 months and for the months to come has made this vaccination programme the success that it is.
Proof of COVID19 Vaccination Status
Through the NHS App
You can access your COVID-19 vaccination status through the free NHS App. You can access the app through mobile devices such as a smartphone or tablet. Proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status will be shown within the NHS App. We recommend that you register with the app before booking international travel.
By calling 119
If you do not have access to a smartphone and know that the country you are travelling to requires COVID-19 vaccination status, you can call the NHS helpline on 119 and ask for a letter to be posted to you. This must be at least 5 working days after you’ve completed your course of the vaccine. We expect the letter to take up to 7 working days to reach you.
The letter will be sent automatically to the address registered with your GP. The 119-call handler you speak to will not be able to see your address to check this with you. If you’ve recently moved to a new house, make sure you’ve given your new address to your GP practice before calling 119.
Please do not contact the surgery to request a letter as we cannot provide this in the approved format.
For further information, please use the link below.