University Health Service Richard Verney Health Centre, Edinburgh, EH8 9AL

Covid-19 Vaccination Information

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Vaccine appointments

Please follow the link below to find out more about vaccination clinic locations and opening times.

Any queries regarding vaccination appointments should be directed to the NHS Lothian Covid Vaccination team.

You can call them on 0300 790 6296 or email them on loth.covidvaccenquiries@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk

Please note that the University Health Service is not involved with the vaccination programme and the GPs do not have any influence over it. Please do not contact us regarding trying to obtain your second vaccine early, we are not able to help with this, unless you have received a recent diagnosis or been started on new medication by a hospital specialist.

Vaccine Documentation

If you have other queries regarding proof of vaccination, please follow this link.

https://www.nhsinform.scot/covid-19-vaccine/after-your-vaccine/get-a-record-of-your-coronavirus-covid-19-vaccination-status

If you are unable to find the information you require, you can telephone the helpline on 0808 196 8565


NHS Scotland Test and Protect – International Travel Advice

Vaccination status letters featuring 2D barcodes can be obtained by patients directly via the NHSInform Covid-19 vaccination record page and are designed for international travel purposes. 

The name on the vaccination status letter needs to match the first name and surname on the passport. 

Vaccines and Covid-19 Vaccinations (FVCV) Delivery Group, that includes representatives from the Scottish Government, NHS Boards and the National Vaccinations Programme, has advised that if patients note that their details are wrong, this should be updated on the GPIT system which will update the CHI database and allow this information to be reflected in their vaccine record. 

Practices are asked to support these changes on request. 

Where there is a risk that this could cause confusion with referrals or ongoing treatment, these should be discussed with the patient to make an informed decision. 

If you have any queries please get in touch nss.COVIDSupport@nhs.scot


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