Get the Covid-19 Vaccine NOW at the practice
Woodgrange Medical Practice is NOW offering the Covid-19 vaccination to the at risk groups.
You can check the criteria below for eligibility:
- residents in a care home for older adults and their carers
- all those 80 years of age and over and frontline health and social care workers
- all those 75 years of age and over
- all those 70 years of age and over and clinically extremely vulnerable individuals
- all those 65 years of age and over
- all individuals aged 18 to 64 years with underlying health conditions which put them at higher risk of serious disease and mortality
If you fall into one of the criteria above - then you CLICK HERE NOW to request an appointment online.
Ramadan and the Covid-19 Vaccine
Ramadan is due to start on the evening of Monday 12th April 2021 and we urge our Muslim patients not to delay having their Covid-19 vaccine - first or second dose - during the holy month. The British Islamic Medical Association has reviewed the analysis of Islamic scholars and confirmed that having the vaccine does NOT invalidate the fast.
The vaccine does not contain pork or other animal, foetal or alcohol products - this reflects the advice of the majority of Islamic scholars that it is permissible. If you are still unsure whether you should have a vaccine during Ramadan, please speak to your local Imam for guidance.
If your are taking prescribed medicines, you should continue taking them during Ramadan, but check with your GP if the doses need to be adjusted or the times that you take them need to be changed.
If you have diabetes and want to fast, please speak to your GP or diabetes nurse about the safest way to do this. Remember that there is an exemption for people with the diabetes, especially if you're on insulin or have any medical complications.
Covid-19 Astrazeneca Vaccination