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By DTA | 9th July 2021 | News

Who can get a Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine

All adults aged 18 or over can now get vaccinated against COVID-19. You do not need to wait to be contacted by the NHS.

If you were contacted but have not booked your appointment, you are still eligible and can book your appointments anytime.

How to get your COVID-19 vaccine

In England you can book online .

In Scotland, you can register to get the vaccine on the NHS inform website .

In Wales, you can get the vaccine at a number of drop in locations  across Wales.

In Northern Ireland, you can book online or for a full list of vaccinations centres see 

COVID-19 vaccination: a guide for all women of childbearing age, pregnant or breastfeeding

The coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines available in the UK have been shown to be effective and to have a good safety profile. These vaccines do not contain live coronavirus and cannot infect a pregnant woman or her unborn baby in the womb.

All women of childbearing age must read the government guide  before they go for vaccination.

GDC Covid-19 vaccination guidance

Information for Dental Professionals can be found on the GDC website .

Demonstrating your COVID-19 vaccination status

The NHS COVID Pass lets you share your coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination results in a secure way. It allows you to show others that you've had a full course of the COVID-19 vaccine when travelling abroad to some countries or territories.

If you have been vaccinated twice you can now get your NHS COVID Pass electronically or by letter.

You can use the pass if you're travelling abroad, or going to an event, and need proof you've had your COVID-19 vaccination.

Who can use this service

You can use this service if the following apply:

  • you've had 2 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine
  • you had your vaccination in England
  • you're aged 16 or over

You can use this service 2 weeks after you've had your 2nd dose.

If you were vaccinated as part of a trial, you can get an NHS COVID Pass exemption.

An NHS COVID Pass shows your coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination details or test results. This is your COVID-19 status.

You may be asked to show your pass to get into some events, where the COVID Pass is being trialled, or to travel abroad.

Read more on the website 

How to get your NHS COVID Pass

There are different ways to get a COVID Pass.

You can get a digital version using the NHS App or NHS website. You can download it as a PDF or get it sent to you in an email.

or you can get a paper version (vaccination status only), this will be sent to you in the post.

For more information or to apply for a NHS Covid pass throughout the UK click on the relevant link below:




Northern Ireland 

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