New Arrangements for Travel Vaccinations

From 1st April 2022 NHS Forth Valley Immunisation Team will be taking over the Travel Health Service for NHS Forth Valley patients.  Patients should self refer to the service using a risk assessment eform available on NHS Forth Valley Services page or the following link

NHS Forth Valley Travel Health

Patients should self refer giving at least 6 weeks notice so that immunisations will be effective at the time of travel. 

If you are unable to use the eform please call the

immunisation administration team on

0800 130 3120


Central/Community Phlebotomy Hub

There is now a new central/community phlebotomy service which is running from Falkirk Community Hospital. This service has appointment's available into the afternoon which gives more flexibillity for booking. If you have been asked to arrange an appointment for blood tests please call receptions as normal and they will advise you on where to attend for your appointment.

Flu and Covid Vaccinations

All Flu and Covid Vaccinations are being delivered by NHS Forth Valley Central Immunisation Team. Eligible patients will be sent a letter to attend Falkirk Community Hospital. Housebound patients will be contacted separately. Please note that the Practice will have no vaccines at all this year. We are currently experiencing a high volume of calls so would request that you do not contact us for information as we have no access to this system. For information please visit www.nhsinform.com or www.nhsforthvalley.com


Covid -19 Vaccination Status

Please use the link below to access your vaccination record.

Select 'recover username' to create an account.

https://www.nhsinform.scot/covid-19-vaccine/after-your-vaccine/get-a-record-of-your-coronavirus-covid-19-vaccination-status 


          

Going on Holiday/Travelling abroad?

You can now access your Covid-19 Vaccination status by following the instructions on the link below. Please do not phone the Practice, there is a helpline number which you will find in the information attached if you do require further assistance.

https://www.nhsinform.scot/covid-19-vaccine/after-your-vaccine/get-a-record-of-your-coronavirus-covid-19-vaccination-status


Information from the Scottish Government regarding COVID Status Certification.

Please do not contact your GP Practice to ask for a Covid vaccination passport or status certificate - they will not be able to provide any standard document. International certification standards have not yet been agreed.

The Scottish Government is working to support the re-opening of international travel once it is safe to do so. We are working with the other UK Nations and with the World Health Organisation to agree on potential future COVID certification requirements for international travel.

As part of this, we are developing a technical solution that could allow people to access their Covid vaccination status directly.


NHS INFORM COVID VACCINATION LEAFLETS - click on link below

https://www.nhsinform.scot/covid19vaccineleaflets

See link below to access the Government leaflet regarding the Astra Zeneca Vaccine and blood clotting

Covid 19 Astra Zeneca Vaccine


The list of coronavirus symptoms has been updated. The advice is to self-isolate if you develop any of the following:

  • a new continuous cough
  • fever
  • loss/change in your normal sense of smell or taste. 

Please see the link below for the full statement from the UK chief medical officers on the update. 

Updated Coronavirus Symptoms Statement.



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