COVID-19 vaccination programme
Number of vaccines given in Buckinghamshire and our region
320,603 - to 11 April in Buckinghamshire
1,000,938 - to 11 April in our health region (Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire West)
These figures include first and second doses. For more information, visit NHS.UK: COVID-19 vaccinations.
Getting a COVID-19 vaccine
Your GP will either call, text or send a letter inviting you to your vaccination appointment.
Alternatively, you may receive an NHS letter advising you to book at one of the Mass Vaccination Sites.
If you are not in a group currently advised to book, please do not call the GP or go to the vaccination site without an invitation.
If you are in one of the groups below you can book online book your appointment online via the NHS website here, or your GP may contact you.
- people aged 45 and over
- people at high risk from coronavirus (clinically extremely vulnerable)
- people who live or work in care homes
- health and social care workers
- people with a learning disability
- people who are a main carer for someone at high risk from coronavirus
You can view more information on priority groups here Joint Committee for Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) list
Vaccination sites in Buckinghamshire
There are a number of different ways you could be vaccinated:
- Local Vaccination Centres (run by Buckinghamshire GPs). GPs are also delivering the vaccine directly to care home residents and staff.
- Pharmacy Sites
- National Mass Vaccination Sites
- Hospital sites for health and social care staff
All vaccination sites have parking on site or nearby. The public car parks will have a charge.
Local Vaccination Centres
Buckinghamshire Local Vaccination Centres, which are nine GP led sites, are operating across the county. When it is their turn, residents will be offered a vaccination appointment locally. (in addition to National Vaccination Sites).
Vaccinations are not delivered at GP surgeries, but at the vaccination site they are linked to.
Pharmacy Vaccination Sites
If you have received a letter or text from the NHS you can book your vaccination at one of the Pharmacy Vaccination Sites using the National Booking System.
If you need to cancel your appointment for any reason please call 119 or follow the instructions in your letter.
National Mass Vaccination Sites
Mass Vaccination Sites are bookable through the National Booking System. Your NHS text/letter will tell you how to do this.
The Bucks New University Aylesbury Campus is the Mass Vaccination Site in Buckinghamshire. Parking is available at Walton Street car park, which accepts cash and card payments.
There are volunteers on site to advise and assist you. For more information, you can watch a short video on YouTube - Patient Guide to the COVID Vaccination site at the Bucks New University Aylesbury Campus.
The other National Mass Vaccination Sites closest to Buckinghamshire are:
- The Kassam Stadium, Oxford - (South East)
- Salt Hill, Slough - (South East)
- Epsom racecourse, Surrey (South East)
- Excel Centre, London (London)
- Wembley, London (London)
- Robertson House, Stevenage (East of England)
If you can not get a suitable time or date at the site nearest to you initially, please check back as other appointments may become available. If you need to cancel or change your appointment for any reason please call 119 or go online following the instructions in your letter or email.
Please note: if you do not want to attend one of the Mass Vaccination Sites, it will not affect your ability to get an appointment at a local site through your GP.
Useful websites and contacts
For more information, visit:
- the Buckinghamshire Clinical Commissioning Group website
- the Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust website
For other enquiries contact: [email protected]
Useful leaflets, videos and other information
For more information:
- visit our easy read guide to COVID-19 vaccination
- visit GOV.UK: COVID-19 vaccination guide for older adults in English and other languages
- view the statement and position from The British Islamic Medical Association on COVID-19 vaccination
- you can watch a YouTube video providing information about vaccines for people with a learning disability and/or autism