Overview

Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination

We offer COVID-19 vaccinations in line with the Government's guidelines

1st, 2nd, 3rd and booster doses are available at our vaccination centres.

How to book

Book your COVID-19 vaccination appointment using the national booking system on the NHS website.

We also offer some walk in appointments, although we recommend you book to avoid disappointment. Please check the national find a walk in site website for opening times.

If we send you an invitation to come for your vaccine you do not need to reply if you want to be vaccinated elsewhere.

Changing or cancelling your appointment

Please use the same system that you booked your appointment with.

National booking system

Log in to the national online booking system to make the changes you need.

Guy's and St Thomas' booking system

Email: [email protected]

We aim to respond to you within 48 hours. You can also call us on 020 7188 4040. This line is often busy.

Vaccinations for children and young people

Our family friendly vaccine centres at St Thomas' Hospital and Guy's Hospital have been planned with children in mind. To find out more visit Evelina London website.

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

Most people can have any of the COVID-19 vaccines, but some people are only offered certain vaccines based on medical suitability.

For example:

  • if you're pregnant or under 40 you’ll usually be offered appointments for the Pfizer/BioNTech or Moderna vaccines
  • if you’re under 18, or coming for your booster dose you'll only be offered the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine

When you come for your appointment, we will ask you questions about your relevant medical history. This will tell us whether you are medically suitable for the vaccine you have been booked for. If because of your medical history you are not suitable for that vaccine, we will offer you an alternative vaccine. 

The timing and age limits for those eligible for a second dose or booster dose of the vaccine can change.

Please check the NHS website for the latest guidance.

The Medicines and Healthcare Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued advice that there is a possible link between the AstraZeneca vaccine and 'extremely rare and unlikely to occur' blood clots with lowered platelets.

National guidance is that anyone aged under 40 in the UK should be offered an alternative COVID-19 vaccine. The risk of developing a blood clot is estimated to be approximately 4 in 1 million.

Visit the GOV.UK website for more information about the COVID-19 vaccination and blood clotting.

We are sending out invitations by text message to book your or your child’s vaccination appointment online.

The text contains a unique booking code and you will be asked to provide this and your postcode when booking online. No other personal information is required.

There have been reports of text message scams where the link goes to a fake NHS form which asks for bank details as proof of identity. The NHS will never ask for banking information.

Information about scams and what you should do is available on the national cyber security poster (PDF 905KB).

If you received your vaccine at our hospitals and your records are not showing correctly, please email [email protected] and we will respond to you within 48 hours.

We're unable to amend any vaccination records for vaccines that were administered, and records uploaded, elsewhere. Please contact the vaccination hub where you received your vaccination, or contact your GP who will be able to look into your query further.

You can prove your vaccination status through the NHS app or through the online COVID pass service.

You can also request a letter through the COVID pass letter service. We are not able to provide you with these letters.

If you received your COVID-19 vaccination abroad you can book an appointment at the Trust to show evidence of the vaccinations you received outside of England. This service is available to people aged 5 years old or over, who have an NHS number and who have had one of the approved vaccines listed.

You can find out about joining the NHS COVID-19 vaccine team (paid and voluntary roles) on the NHS England website.

If you are interested in paid roles at our hospitals, please check our job vacancy list.

Contact us

Phone: 020 7188 4040

Email: [email protected]

Please email us if possible as our phone lines are busy. We aim to respond to you within 48 hours. 

Finding our vaccination centres

We have a number of vaccination centres on our hospital sites. Please check your text message confirmation for details of which vaccination centre you need to attend.

If you plan to visit us without an appointment please check the find a walk in website for opening times.

Guy's Hospital

Guy's Atrium vaccination centre is at our Guy's Hospital site. Please see the map for details.

St Thomas' Hospital

St Thomas's vaccination centre is closed until later in the year.

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Do you have any comments or concerns about your care?

Contact our Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS)

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