COVID-19 Vaccination Programme

Number of vaccines given in Buckinghamshire

44,000 - as of 20 January

Getting a COVID-19 vaccine

Your GP will either call you or send a letter inviting you to your vaccination appointment.

Please do not call the GP or go to the vaccination site without an invitation.

Vaccination plan

The Government has announced that the top four priority groups in the Joint Committee for Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) list will be completed by mid-February.

These are:

  1. Residents in a care home for older adults and their carers
  2. All those 80 years of age and over and frontline health and social care workers
  3. All those 75 years of age and over
  4. All those 70 years of age and over and clinically extremely vulnerable individuals

This is around 120,000 people in Buckinghamshire.

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 now operating across the county. Residents in the top four priority groups 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 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.

  • Marlow
  • Wycombe
  • Aylesbury
  • Buckingham - open week commencing 25 January
  • Chesham - open week commencing 1 February

National Mass Vaccination Sites

There are two Mass Vaccination Sites planned in Buckinghamshire which you will be able to book through the National Booking System: These will be opening in early February and we will update this page with more information soon.

In addition, the NHS has set up 17 National Mass Vaccination Sites.

Sites currently closest to Buckinghamshire are:

  • Salt Hill, Slough - (South East)
  • Epsom racecourse in Surrey (South East)
  • Excel Centre in London (London)
  • Wembley (London)
  • Robertson House in Stevenage (East of England)

If you received a letter from the NHS and live within 60 miles or a 30 to 45 minute drive from one of the National Vaccination Sites, you can also book your vaccination there. If you can not get a suitable time or date initially, please check back as others may become available. If you need to cancel your appointment for any reason please call 119.

Please note: If you do not want to attend one of these Mass Vaccination Sites, it will not affect your ability to get an appointment at a local site through your GP. People over the age of 80 will be offered a vaccination appointment locally through their GP Practice by the end of January.

If you need to cancel your appointment for any reason please call 119.

Latest news

21.01.2021 - 3 new pharmacy sites come online: Odeon cinema in Aylesbury, one in Wycombe and another in Marlow.

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