COVID-19 vaccinations in Suffolk

The NHS is currently offering the COVID-19 vaccine to people most at risk from coronavirus.

Suffolk Resilience Forum logoThe NHS is using a range of community buildings, GP premises and hospitals to deliver COVID-19 vaccinations. The coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine is safe and effective. It gives you the best protection against coronavirus.

Certain groups of people are being prioritised to receive the vaccine, there is more information on this below. The vaccine will be offered more widely, and at other locations, as soon as possible.

Getting vaccinated: what you need to do

The NHS will contact you when it's your turn to have the vaccine. 

Do not contact the NHS for a vaccination before then. 

You'll need to be registered with a GP surgery in England (to get a vaccine).
You can register with a GP if you do not have one.

There are no contact details on this page - the NHS will contact you when it's your turn to have the vaccine.

Content on these pages is provided by the NHS and published on behalf of the Suffolk Resilience Forum. The vaccination programme is run by NHS England.


Further advice about the vaccination rollout in Suffolk

Read frequently asked questions below for more information.

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) published advice (2 December 2020) on the priority groups who'll receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

People most at risk from the complications of COVID-19 are being offered the vaccine first. This leaflet explains who is being prioritised and why. Or you can view a PHE poster here.

The NHS will contact you when it's your turn to have the vaccine. 

Do not contact the NHS for a vaccination before then. 

Please wait to be contacted.

The NHS will contact you when it’s your turn to have the vaccine, so please do not contact the NHS for a vaccination before then.

Please act on your invite when it comes, and make sure you attend your appointments when you arrange them.

Continue to abide by all the social distancing and hand hygiene guidance, which will still save lives.

Yes, the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine is safe and effective. It gives you the best protection against coronavirus.

You may have questions about the vaccine, or read some untrue information on websites or social media.

Norfolk and Waveney CCG has answered some of the myths you have heard. Read their COVID-19 Vaccine Programme Myth busting.

There are currently three vaccines available in the UK.

On:

  • 2 December 2020, the Government accepted MRHA's recommendation for the authorisation of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for use in the UK.
  • 30 December 2020, the Government accepted MRHA's recommendation for the authorisation of the Oxford University/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine for use in the UK.
  • 8 January 2021, the Government accepted MRHA's recommendation for the authorisation of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for use in the UK.

There are a number of different candidate vaccines being developed and trialled, with support and oversight from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and the National Institute for Health Research.

As clinical trials progress and more is understood about the requirements of different vaccines – such as storage, transportation and how it is administered – plans will continue to be refined to ensure that the right resources in the right place.

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) will decide how and where vaccines can be used.

The NHS is using a range of community buildings, community pharmacies, GP premises and hospitals to deliver vaccinations. The sites listed below have been confirmed to provide Covid-19 vaccinations in Suffolk, and are either operational or will be operational shortly.

More sites will be added to this list as they go live.

The NHS will contact you when it's your turn to have the vaccine.

Do not contact the NHS for a vaccination before then.

Covid-19 vaccination sites

Town

Venue

Bury St Edmunds

Swan Surgery

Bury St Edmunds

West Suffolk Hospital

Debenham

Debenham Leisure Centre 

East Bergholt

Constable Country Medical Practice 

Felixstowe

The Grove Medical Centre 

Great Yarmouth (Norfolk)

James Paget University Hospital

Hadleigh 

Hadleigh Health Centre 

Haverhill 

The Epicentre, Haverhill Research Park 

Ipswich

Aqua Pharmacy, Duke Street

Ipswich

Ipswich Hospital

Ipswich

Ivry Street Medical Centre

Ipswich

Trinity Park Conference Centre 

Ipswich

Two Rivers Medical Centre

Lavenham

Lavenham branch, Long Melford Surgery 

Leiston

Sizewell Sports & Social Club 

Lowestoft

Hayden Chemists, Bridge Road

Lowestoft

Kirkley Mill Surgery

Mildenhall

Jubilee Centre 

Saxmundham 

Saxmundham Health 

Southwold

Sole Bay Health Centre 

Stowmarket

The Mix 

Sudbury

Hardwicke House Surgery Cornard branch 

Woodbridge

Woodbridge Community Hall 

Woolpit

Woolpit Health Centre

To be eligible to receive the vaccine, you will need to be registered with a GP surgery in England. You can register with a GP if you do not have one.

The NHS will then contact you when it's your turn to have the vaccine. 

Do not contact the NHS for a vaccination before then. 

Local health authorities have more detailed information available online, for example what to expect when attending your appointment.

If you live in Suffolk (but not including Waveney), visit:

If you live in Waveney, visit:

For more general information about the vaccine in the UK, visit: