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East London Vaccination Centre

East London Vaccination Centre

East London Vaccination Centre 3

We offer COVID vaccination, the COVID seasonal booster, and Polio to children. You can book an appointment by visiting the National Vaccine Booking website or just walk-in. 

Please note our Polio Vaccination Programme for children will be finishing on 23 December. Details below.

  • Opening times: Monday - Saturday: 11:30 - 18:30
  • Contact us: 020 7771 5837

Please note our Christmas and New Year opening hours:

  • 8am - 4pm            24 December 2022
  • Sunday Closed   25 December 2022
  • BH - Closed         26 December 2022
  • BH - Closed         27 December 2022
  • 9AM - 5PM          28 December 2022
  • 9AM - 5PM          29 December 2022
  • 9AM - 5PM          30 December 2022
  • 8am - 4pm           31 December 2022
  • Sunday Closed    01 January 2023
  • BH - Closed         02 January 2023

Anyone aged 5 and over can get a 1st and 2nd dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
People aged 16 and over, and some children aged 12 to 15, can also get a booster dose.
People aged 5 and over who had a severely weakened immune system when they had their first 2 doses, will be offered a 3rd dose before any booster doses.

Some people, including those aged 50 years or over, those at higher risk or who are pregnant, and frontline health and social care workers, are being offered a seasonal booster (autumn booster). 

You can view the COVID-19 vaccines recommended for specific ages here and below: 

Which COVID 19 Vaccine?

The East London Vaccination Centre is now offering the Polio vaccine to children aged 3 years and 4 months to 9 years old.

You can book online using the Swiftqueue system here.

From W/C 5th December we will only be offering Polio Thursday – Saturday only (same times).

 The polio programme will end on 23rd December, after this date polio will no longer be available from our centre.

The London Polio Booster campaign is for all children who live in London aged 1 to 9 years old. However, please note that at East London Vaccination Centre, we are only able to offer the booster to children aged 3 years and 4 months to 9 years old (up to the day before their 10th birthday). If your child is under 3 years and 4 months years old, please contact your GP surgery to arrange their polio booster instead.

Your child should have already received all of their primary polio vaccinations as per the NHS Childhood Immunisations Programme. If your child has had their pre-school booster (usually given aged 3yrs 4m old) within the last 12 months, they do not need another dose.

If you don’t think your child is otherwise up to date with their vaccines, please contact your GP surgery to arrange catch up vaccinations (and this will also cover the polio booster if required).

Please note because our waiting area is very small we would kindly request that only 1 parent / guardian attend per family. 

We also request that you do not attend early for your appointment, if you arrive earlier than 10 minutes before your appointment time you will be asked to leave and return at your allocated time. 

Please bring with you your child's RED BOOK, if you do not have this please ensure that you have your child's NHS number when you attend your appointment. 

Unfortunately we do not have any toilet facilities within our clinic. There are patient toilets available in the main hospital. 

 

 

 

COVID Vaccination for children aged 5-11 years old

Children aged 5-11 can now get a COVID-19 vaccine to protect themselves and those around them from COVID-19.  We have a dedicated, welcoming, child friendly clinic at the vaccination centre.  

Appointments can be booked on the national booking system. All 5-11 year olds must be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian throughout their time at the vaccination centre.
 

COVID Vaccination for young people aged 12-15 years old

Young people aged 12-15 can now get a COVID-19 vaccine to protect yourself and those around you from COVID-19. You can book your vaccine now on the national booking system, call 119 or simply walk in to our Vaccination Centre, or any of the vaccination sites (not pharmacies) listed here

You need to come with a parent/guardian. We will not be able to see you if you come alone.

COVID-19 vaccines for anyone aged 16 and over

People aged 16-17 can now get a COVID-19 vaccine to protect yourself and those around you from COVID-19. You can book your vaccine now on the national booking system, call 119 or simply walk in to our Vaccination Centre, or any of the vaccination sites (not pharmacies) listed on here

There are many sites across north east London able to provide vaccination to 16-17 year olds. 
You do not need to come with a parent/guardian, but please bring proof of age.

Seasonal Booster Vaccination for 50+ Age Group

We are delighted to be offering a seasonal booster to people over 50 and anyone who is immunosupressed. Those eligible will be contacted by their GP or by the NHS to book an appointment or walk-in to a vaccination centre.

You do not need an appointment. You can just walk in!

If you can ...

  • Please bring your NHS number
  • We want everyone to be safe during their visit and not be in close contact with others so maintain a 2m space from others in the queue
  • You cannot bring any family members into the centre with you unless you need a carer
  • Others will be asked to wait outside
  • We have a separate entrance and exit, and a one-way system to maintain distance

When you arrive, come to our Reception desk so that we can book you in

  • They will ensure that you are wearing a face covering and will provide you with a mask if you are not
  • We will ask you to sanitise your hands 
  • We will may take your temperature

We will take you to one of our vaccination pods. You will be given a leaflet about the vaccination and asked to read it.

  • The vaccinator will ask you some of the same questions you have been asked - just to be sure you are safe and well to have the vaccine
  • Talk with your vaccinator about which arm you would prefer to have the vaccination in. If you are especially worried about having injections, tell your vaccinator so they can look after you carefully.
  • Our vaccinators are very gentle and skilled - you really won't feel much
  • The vaccinator will check that you feel ok.
  • You are then free to go

Universal Disability SignOn arrival, please let a member of staff know that you may need additional support during your visit so that we can ensure that we communicate with you clearly and that you know what the next steps are to receive your vaccine.

If you have hearing issues, it can be difficult to communicate when staff are wearing masks. Let us know so that we can take steps to communicate well with you.

The vaccination centre is all on one level with smooth surfaces. Some of our vaccination pods are slightly larger so we can accommodate wheelchairs and walking aids.

Please note

  • To ensure the safety of all patients, at peak times and or when we reach clinical capacity (and in line with current COVID-19 guidance), the centre may need to temporarily pause walk-in appointments without prior notice.

  • We are unable to administer second dose vaccines until 8 weeks after your first dose.