The NHS is doing an excellent job at getting the COVID-19 vaccine and booster programme rolled out. The vaccine is being delivered in hundreds of hospital hubs, local GP-led services, pharmacies and care homes.

Book or manage a COVID-19 vaccination

You can use this service if you're registered with a GP surgery in England. You can register with a GP if you do not have one.

Book or manage a COVID-19 vaccination - NHS website

  • 1st and 2nd doses for people aged 5 years old and over
  • boosters for people aged 16 years old and over, plus at-risk children aged 12 to 15 years old
  • spring boosters for people aged 75 years old and over, plus people aged 12 years old and over with a weakened immune system
  • additional primary doses for people with a severely weakened immune system aged 12 years old and over

Find a walk-in COVID-19 vaccination site

You can get a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine from a walk-in site without an appointment.

Find a walk-in COVID-19 vaccination site - NHS website

You do not need to be registered with a GP to use a walk-in vaccination site.

Types of COVID-19 vaccine

The COVID-19 vaccines currently approved for use in the UK are:

  • Moderna vaccine
  • Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine
  • Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine

You cannot usually choose which vaccine you have. When you book, you'll only be offered appointments for vaccines that are suitable for you.

Don't fall victim to a vaccine scam

There have been reports of scams circulating relating to the vaccination, please remember the following:

  • the vaccine is free of charge
  • the NHS will never ask you for your bank account or card details
  • the NHS will never ask you for your PIN or banking password
  • the NHS will never arrive unannounced to your home to administer the vaccine
  • the NHS will never ask you to prove your identity by sending copies of personal documents such as your passport, driving licence, bills or pay slips

If you receive a call you believe to be fraudulent, hang up. If you are suspicious about an email you have received, forward it to

Suspicious text messages should be forwarded to the number 7726, which is free of charge

If you believe you are the victim of a fraud, please report this to Action Fraud as soon as possible by calling 0300 123 2040 or visiting

A leaflet has been created to help you identify scams and protect yourself against them.

More information about the COVID-19 vaccination

The following links provide further information from the NHS website.

➡️ COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 12 to 15

➡️ COVID-19 vaccines side effects and safety

➡️ Health conditions and COVID-19 vaccination

➡️ Pregnancy, breastfeeding, fertility and COVID-19 vaccination

➡️ What happens at your COVID-19 vaccination appointment