COVID-19: vaccines

Latest update on COVID-19 and flu vaccinations

Wherever possible COVID-19 and flu vaccines are to be administered at the same time.

  • From Monday, 11 September 2023 COVID-19 and flu vaccinations will start for care home residents and those who are housebound.
  • From Monday, 11 September 2023, COVID-19 and flu vaccinations can start for those eligible and at most risk, including those who are immunosuppressed. This will be done through a local booking system.
  • From Monday, 18 September 2023 the National Booking system will become available to allow eligible people to book a COVID-19 vaccination online, through the NHS App or by calling 119. National COVID-19 invitations will also start from Monday, 18 September 2023. 
  • From Monday, 18 September 2023 you will be able to use the Pharmacy Finder Service for in-pharmacy walk-in clinics where no appointment is necessary. 
  • From Monday, 30 September 2023 you will be able to use the Walk-in Finder page for other vaccination services offering walk-in vaccinations. 

Who can get a COVID-19 vaccine?

You may be able to get a seasonal COVID-19 vaccine in autumn 2023 if you’re at increased risk from COVID-19.

How to book a coronavirus COVID-19 and flu vaccination?

For most people, vaccinations are only available seasonally.

If you're eligible you can book an appointment through your registered GP or through a local pharmacist using the National Booking System. Alternatively, you can drop-in to a COVID vaccination site where no appointment is needed.

Book, cancel or change a COVID-19 vaccination appointment

Find a walk-in COVID-19 vaccination site

Guidance on reducing the risk of catching COVID-19