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From the team at Southend Medical Centre
Here is the latest guidance sent to us by the North & South Essex Local Medical Committee. New guidance has been issued for the use of the Oxford AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine. This follows further reviews by the independent regulator, the MHRA, and the Commission for Human Medicines, of a very small number of people in the UK who have developed a rare blood-clotting condition since having the Oxford AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine. The MHRA and Joint Committee for Vaccinations a
We are currently unable to offer you a certification of covid vaccination, a vaccination passport or a letter to prove you have been vaccinated against COVID-19. You can however find details of all your vaccinations on the NHS app. Proof of vaccination documents have not yet been developed and as such cannot be provided by your GP. As soon as we have further information we will share it with you. To access your online records please see our online services page.