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This page was last updated on 25/11/2021

What is this service for?

If you are eligible you can use this service to:

  • book your COVID-19 vaccination
  • book your yearly flu vaccination
  • view and cancel appointments booked using this service

At this time, you cannot use this service to:

  • book an appointment at your GP practice
  • book an appointment at a pharmacy (more information)
  • re-book a cancelled appointment

Before you start

You will need the following to book:

  • Your health and care number
  • Your staff number, if you are a Trust employee

Am I eligible to use the vaccine service?

At the present time, only certain groups can book using this service. If you do not meet any of the following criteria you may still be eligible for a vaccination at your GP surgery or local pharmacy.

  • For first or second COVID-19 vaccinations you must be one of the following:
    • you are over 16 years old
    • you are 12 – 15 years old (first dose only)
  • For booster COVID-19 vaccinations you must be one of the following:
    • you are over 40 years old
    • you are over 16 years old and have a severe underlying health condition
    • you are over 16 years old and you live in a household with an immunosuppressed person who has received a letter from their GP/Trust clinician
  •  For 3rd primary COVID-19 (not a booster) vaccinations you must be one of the following:
    • you are over 12 years old and have received a letter from your GP/Trust clinician specifically stating that you require a 3rd primary dose of a COVID-19 vaccine
  •  For Flu vaccinations you must be one of the following:
    • you are over 18 years old and a health & social care worker in a Trust in Northern Ireland

What is a front-line health & social care worker?

There are two types of health & social care worker in Northern Ireland:

  • Frontline:
    • Staff involved in Direct Patient or Client Care;
    • Other staff in Non-Clinical contact with Patients or Clients;
    • Laboratory or Pathology Staff
  • Non-frontline:
    • Any member of staff Not involved in face to face or social contact with Patients or Clients during the performance of their duties.

Watch out for scams

The COVID-19 and flu vaccines are free of charge to eligible individuals on the health service. The health service will never ask for:

  • your bank account or card details
  • your pin or banking password
  • copies of personal documents to prove your identity such as your passport, driving licence, bills or pay slips

If you think you have been a victim of fraud or identify theft, report it to Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040.

If you get a suspicious email send it to the National Cyber Security Centre’s suspicious email reporting service by emailing report@phishing.gov.uk.

If you get a suspicious text, forward it to 7726 and it will be investigated. You can read more about this service by clicking here.

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