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Coronavirus: Vaccination

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 59887, tabled on 20 October 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 27 September 2021 to Question 45215 on Coronavirus: Vaccination, what progress she has made on the NHS Covid pass pilot; and when that programme will be rolled out more widely.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

27 October 2021

Since 30 September a pilot process has been in place for overseas vaccinations to be recorded in the National Immunisation Management System. People are invited to book a slot in a regional centre to present evidence of their vaccination and to receive any additional doses they may need. The pilot involved three vaccination sites in England with more opened since 11 October. Currently any Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Janssen or Moderna vaccinations administered by the European Medicines Agency, the Food and Drug Administration or Swissmedic will be recorded on the NHS COVID Pass.

By the end of October there will be one vaccination site in every region in England offering this service. Subject to the pilot’s findings, this service will be publicly available from mid-November.

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