COVID-19 Vaccination Booster Programme – Winter 2021/22

The Collingham Medical Centre is supporting the Booster (3rd dose) COVID Vaccine Campaign for Newark and Collingham Districts.

This site is one of a number of locations you can receive your COVID booster – other services and locations can be found on the national booking system - Coronavirus (COVID-19) booster vaccine - NHS ( or dial 119. 

Eligible patients need a minimum of 6 months between their last (primary dose) COVID Vaccine and their booster. 

We have started to contact patients with mobile numbers with a text link to book directly into a slot … the text reads “Book your COVID Booster Vac at Collingham Hub, NG23 7LB” followed by a link which takes you straight to dates/times to choose at Collingham Medical Centre. 

For patients without mobile numbers noted on your records, you can call 119 once you receive your invite to say you are eligble. 

We aim to deliver a large part of this campaign at weekends at the Collingham Medical Centre in order not to disrupt your general practice services during the working week.

Thank you for your patience whilst we build these services and train the new dedicated team to support your COVID Boosters.   Unfortunately, due to the timing of deliveries, we are not co-administering flu vaccines at Collingham.    Please contact your own GP practice to book and receive your flu vaccination this Winter. 

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Proof of COVID-19 vaccination status
From 17 May, patients can access their COVID-19 vaccination status though the NHS App. Patients are being advised by that they do not need to contact their GP surgery about their COVID-19 vaccination status.   

Currently, the Booster is not required for your COVID passport (it is your primary doses) which define your COVID passport.   Vaccination information is available on the NHS App to view. 

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FREE Lateral Flow Test Devices are available from the Collingham Pharmacy - it is important to continue to test to protect you, your family and our community.  Follow national guidance to isolate on a positive test and attend a PCR testing Centre. 

Lateral Flow Testing offers reassurance that you are not carrying the virus, even if symptom free.   If you have symptoms, please book PCR test and isolate. 

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Further information around COVID can be found in our "All things COVID" page 

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If you have been advised to self-isolate and require a Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) Employee Statement of Sickness for your employer, please click on the link below to open a printable form.  This form can also be completed on-line on the GOV.UK website.

Employee Self Certification form

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National Diabetes Prevention Programme - Champion uptake in Collingham

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Clinics & Services


The nursing team offer the following services: girl_being_examined

    • Family Planning - By doctors and the midwife.


    • Early Pregnancy - With the midwife at 8+ weeks.


    • Antenatal Care - Monday afternoons.


    • Blood Tests


    • Infant and Adult Immunisations


    • Cervical Smears


    • Dressings and Removal of Stitches


    • Ear Syringing


    • Monitoring Blood Pressure, Asthma, Hypertension and Diabetes.


    • Minor Illness - Our nurse team are available to see patients with minor conditions such as urinary tract infections, sore throats, conjunctivitis, etc. Please note these sessions are by same day appointment.


    • NHS Health Checks - These are offered, by invitation, to patients aged between 40 and 74 once every 5 years in line with NHS guidance.  They offer simple lifestyle checks such as weight, blood pressure and urine test.


    • Well Person Checks - These are available to all patients. Please make an appointment at afternoon or evening nurses’ clinic. These offer simple checks such as weight, blood pressure and urine tests, plus cancer smears for women.


    • syringeTravel Clinic - A range of immunisations are available for travel.  A travel form is required to be completed, on receipt of the completed form a nurse will review your records in line with your destination/activities.  The nurse will write to you with the recommendations for you to consider prior to travel.  Advice and some immunisations are provided by the NHS.  Some immunisations are only available privately.  If you decide to take advice, please make an appointment for your immunisations.  Please allow a minimum of 6 weeks before travel when handing in your completed form.


    • Minor Injury - If a minor injury requires suturing, glue or steri-strips our same day nurse may be able to help.


    • Coils & Implants - provision of IUD fitting, monitoring and removal of all types.  This service requires a referral by your GP.


    • Same Day Telephone Triage Appointments - We offer a Same Day Telephone Triage Appointment system  for patients who need to be seen for urgent clinical needs.  We ask you to remain close to your telephone as the doctor may only be able to attempt to call you twice.


    • Any member of the practice health care team will be happy to see you in surgery hours to advise on the following:


    • Alcohol Problems


    • Stress Counselling


    • Weight Reduction


    • Pre-menstrual Tension

Additional professional services offered at Collingham Medical Centre

    • Physiotherapy - Thursday (clinic times vary).  Referral to this service is by doctor only.


    • Podiatry - Friday (clinic times vary).  Referral to this service is by doctor only.


    • Clinical Psychology and Counselling - We have a clinical psychologist and counsellor in the practice. Please see your doctor about this first. Referral to this service is by doctor only.


    • Audiology, Tinnitus and Wax Management - Holistic Hearing run a free hearing test clinic for NHS and private patients on Thursdays on site. Other chargeable services include microsuction wax removal £55 (no water used so safe for everyone), discreet and superior quality hearing aids and tinnitus management. To book an appointment please ask at reception or call 01636 659739.


    • Minor Surgery - Some minor procedures are carried out here with the nurse assisting the doctor in clinic  Your doctor will advise you if an appointment is needed.


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