COVID Vaccination and other appointments, also cancellation / non-attendance policy
Coronavirus vaccine is now available for all consenting adults and children from 5 years old.
Please use the appropriate booking windows below for NovaVax & Pfizer vaccines. Children's Pfizer vaccines and Astra-Zeneca need to be booked manually by calling Colchester. These appointments are bulk-billed and are brief. If you have trouble using the online system, please call Colchester to book.
You need to check your eligibility for the vaccine through Eligibility Checker
You can now make adult appointments online. Only Pfizer vaccines are approved for boosters unless there is a special reason otherwise. Please call Colchester to book in children.
NovaVax- COVID Vaccination appointment
Pfizer COVID Vaccination appointment
Once you've had the vaccine, if you think you may be experiencing side-effects you can check here: Side-Effect Checker
When making an appointment, please let reception know if you need more time than a standard consultation or if you will be bringing another family member so that an appointment will can be made for them as well.
Longer consultations are usually required for complicated health problems and completing medical and insurance reports.
Patients are seen according to the appointment order, so by advising us beforehand, you’ll help avoid long waiting periods for other patients.
In the case of an acute illness, particularly a child, please let the receptionist know.
The practice provides a complete range of medical care, including home visits, hospital and nursing home care. If you are in need of a home visit, please contact the surgery as soon as possible after 8.30am. Fees apply.