Covid Vaccinations 

We strongly recommend all those coming to university have had at least their 1st dose of a Covid vaccination. If you have not been able to have it prior to coming to Norwich, let us know and we can sort you out an appointment either with us or elsewhere.  If you have had your 1st dose and need your 2nd, you can book via us or via the national booking site:

Boosters vaccines are only given to those who are clinically vulnerable and these will be offered on a recall basis.  

Guidance for Patients who have had Covid vaccines outside of the UK

If you are coming to the UK from abroad and have already had either a partial or full course of covid vaccination in another country, you may need a further vaccine once you arrive in the UK.

This will depend on which vaccine you have received.  In all cases, please ensure that there has been 8 weeks or more between the last vaccine given abroad before you attend a vaccination centre in the UK. 

If you have had a full course of any of the following vaccines you do not need a further vaccine on arrival to the UK:

  • AstraZeneca/Vaxzeveria (2 doses)
  • *Pfizer/BioNTech (2 doses)
  • Institute of India/Covishield (2 doses)
  • Moderna (2 doses)
  • Novavax (2 doses)
  • Janessen/Johnson&Johnson (single dose)
  • Gamelaya National Centre of Epidemiology & Microbiology/Sputnik V (2 doses)

If you have had a incomplete course of any of the above, please book via the NHS booking site

*UEA Medical Centre only has Pfizer clinics available to book into - if you need this vaccine, contact reception 01603 251600 to book.  All other vaccines will need booking via the NHS booking site

If you have had one or two doses of any of the following vaccines, you will require a further vaccine. Please attend a covid vaccination clinic for a further vaccine on arrival to the UK and book via the NHS booking site

  • *Sinopharm
  • Sinovac/CoronaVac
  • Gamelaya National Centre of Epidemiology & Microbiology/Sputnik Light
  • CanSino Biologics/Convidencia
  • Bharat Biotech/Covaxin

*If you have had three doses of Sinopharm, you do not need any further vaccine in the UK.

You can find further information about the Covid-19 and the vaccination programme here.

Last updated: 28.09.2021

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