We aim to keep this information up to date, however, NHS England guidance can change rapidly. For the latest information see the Government Coronavirus Website.
Proof of vaccination using the NHS App
Anyone aged 13 years or above can sign up to the NHS app using their own e-mail address as long as they pass validation with a passport. You get access to COVID-19 vaccine certificates, and also COVID-19 recovery certificates which will appear ten days after a positive test, provided the test result has been reported on the NHS website.
You can also request a COVID-19 pass by calling 119
You're eligible for these COVID-19 treatments if you have not been admitted to hospital and all of the following apply:
- you're aged 12 or over.
- you're at the highest risk of getting seriously ill from COVID-19 ( e.g. you are immunosupressed)
- you have tested positive for COVID-19.
If you are eligible you should have already been informed by your specialist. You may also have been given a PCR test to keep at home.
You should be contacted automatically but if you have not heard withing 24 hours of a positive test call NHS 111. We are unable to provide this medication.
Suffolk and North East Essex(SNEE) Covid-19 Vaccination Service
Please see the Suffolk and North East Essex COVID-19 Vaccination Service website for up to date information on the Vaccination Service in Suffolk and North East Essex.
You should download your COVID pass using the NHS app if you need proof of vaccination to travel.
You can also order a paper copy by calling 119.
You should check the rules for your destination and for any country you are traveling through before you leave.
This practice is not able to provide you with a letter that shows your COVID-19 vaccination status. Please do not contact the practice about your COVID-19 vaccination status unless you have been advised to by the 119 service.
COVID-19 infection in pregnancy
COVID-19 vaccines are strongly recommended in pregnancy. Vaccination is the best way to protect against the known risks of COVID-19 in pregnancy for both women and babies, including admission of the woman to intensive care and premature birth of the baby.
Please call 119 to book a vaccination or visit the SNEE vaccination page
Your COVID-19 Recovery
For some people, coronavirus (COVID-19) can cause symptoms that last weeks or months after the infection has gone. This is sometimes called post-COVID-19 syndrome or "long COVID".
If you are struggling with ongoing symptoms after COVID , please look at Your COVID recovery for support and advice.
Useful advice for patients recovering from Covid-19
The COVID-19 Yorkshire Rehabilitation Screening Tool (C19-YRST) needs to be completed before we can refer you to the Post-COVID clinic. You will also need some blood tests
Patient COVID-19 Survey
Eastern Academic Health are asking patients to take part in the covid-19 survey. Please consider completing the survey and let us know about your thoughts and experiences.