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Covid-19 vaccination programme

Booking vaccinations

Vaccination appointments can be booked via the National Booking System:

Walk in appointments (no need to book)

Anyone aged 18+can walk in without an appointment and get their vaccine at vaccination sites across Nottinghamshire, including Richard Herrod Centre in Carlton. Please check the times first, as they vary daily from site to site. Vaccination centres and their opening times are listed on The Nottingham and Nottinghamshire CCG website.

16 and 17 year olds can get their jabs at some of the vaccination centres in Nottinghamshire, there is no need to book. Please visit the CCG website to check the centres and times that vaccinations for 16 and 17 year olds are available.

12 to 15 year olds and at-risk children are being offered a first dose of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine. The government has produced easy read resources for children and young people about the covid-19 vaccination.

Where to go for your vaccination

There are many sites across Nottinghamshire now delivering vaccinations, including dedicated vaccination centres, pharmacies and pop up vaccination clinics. Find out where you're nearest vaccination site is at the local NHS website. When you visit the national booking website it will show you the available appointments for these sites.

If you are feeling unwell, please do not attend for your vaccination and make an alternative appointment when you have fully recovered.

Second jab

It is important to have two doses to get the full effectiveness from the vaccine. Walk in appointments for second jabs are available for anyone that had their first jab at least 8 weeks ago. 

Please check the times first, as they vary daily from site to site. Vaccination centres and their opening times are listed on The Nottingham and Nottinghamshire CCG website.

Clinically vulnerable, clincally extremely vulnerable people and carers 

If you are eligible under one of these categories, you can book your Covid-19 vaccination appointment by visiting the national booking system or calling 119. 

Find out more at the CCG website. The NHS have an FAQs document on clinically vulnerable people.  There is also a vaccinations FAQ for clinically extremely vulnerable people on the CCG website.

Housebound residents

A special ‘roving team’ of vaccinators, made up of healthcare staff, GPs and nurses, is delivering the service to housebound residents. If anyone is housebound and has not yet been contacted, they should now call 0115 883 4640. You can find out more about the vaccinatination programme for housebound residents at the Nottingham and Nottinghamshire CCG website.

Helping others to book their vaccination appointment

There is guidance on the CCG website on how you can help others to book their vaccination appointments.

Not yet booked?

If you are eligible for a vaccination, but haven't yet booked your appointment, don't worry, you have not missed your chance for a vaccination. Simply book your appointment via the online booking system or by calling 119. Anyone aged 18+ can simply walk in and get a 1st dose vaccination at Richard Herrod Centre without an appointment (see above, please check the opening times).

The Richard Herrod Centre, Carlton

Gedling Borough Council worked with colleagues across the local health and care system to identify suitable locations for Covid-19 vaccination centres in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.

The Richard Herrod Centre in Carlton is one of these vaccination sites. Other locations across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire are also being used for vaccinations. There is a free car park at the Richard Herrod Centre. 

Please do not contact the Richard Herrod Centre or Gedling Borough Council to ask for a vaccine. You can only book a vaccination via the national booking service (see above).

What happens after vaccination?

For information or guidance on what to expect after your Covid-19 vaccination, please read more on the GOV.UK website.

Further information

You can find out more about the vaccine on the NHS website. For general information on the Covid-19 vaccination, please visit the GOV.UK website.

You can find out more about the vaccination programme across Nottinghamshire by visiting Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Clinical Commissioning Group's website.

For more information, please read the FAQs which contain information on the vaccines, the vaccination programme and getting to your vaccination appointment: