Your COVID-19 vaccine – information for people living in mid and south Essex

The NHS has begun vaccinating people in mid and south Essex against coronavirus as part of the biggest immunisation programme in NHS history.

Read the latest advice on the NHS website.

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.

Vaccine hubs

Mid and South Essex Hospitals are now giving the COVID-19 vaccine to people considered the highest priority – those 80 and over, care home staff, and frontline priority health and care workers. They are operating from 8am to 8pm, seven days a week.

Hospital vaccinations:

  • Basildon Hospital
  • Broomfield (Chelmsford) Hospital
  • Southend Hospital

GP-led vaccinations:

  • The Brentwood Centre, Brentwood
  • Puzey Family Practice, Rochford
  • Beacon Medical Group, Danbury Medical Centre
  • Highlands Surgery, Leigh-on-Sea
  • Stifford Clays Health Centre, Grays
  • Audley Mills Surgery, Rayleigh
  • Maldon District Council Offices (for Blackwater Medical Centre, Longfield Medical Centre and Tollesbury Surgery)
  • The Valkyrie Surgery, Westcliff-On-Sea
  • The Nevendon Centre, Wickford
  • Emmanuel Archer Hall, Billericay
  • Holy Trinity RC Parish Church Hall, Basildon
  • George Hurd Centre, Basildon
  • The Paddocks Community Centre, Canvey Island
  • Whitley House Surgery, Chelmsford
  • Pump House Surgery, Earls Colne
  • Benfleet Clinic, Benfleet
  • Fern House Surgery, Witham
  • Crouch Vale Medical Centre, South Woodham Ferrers
  • Rivermead Gate Medical Centre, Chelmsford
  • Saxon Hall, Southend (for the North Road Plus PCN and Southend Central PCN)
  • Salvation Army, Shoeburyness (for Southend East PCN)
  • Chadwell Medical Centre, Grays
  • Belle Vue Baptist Church, Southend (for the North Road Plus PCN and Southend Central PCN)
  • Melbourne House Surgery, Chelmsford
  • St Michael’s Health Centre, Braintree

GP vaccination services

Family doctors and other primary care staff have begun vaccinating their most vulnerable patients.

Nurses, paramedics, pharmacists and other NHS staff are working alongside GPs to protect the community against coronavirus. They are also giving the vaccine to patients considered at highest risk, people aged 80 and over as well as care home workers.

Please note, the NHS will contact people when it is their turn, please do not contact your GP practice for the vaccine.

Be aware of scams

The COVID-19 vaccine will always be available free of charge. The NHS will never ask you to share bank details to confirm your identity or pay for a vaccine.

Covid 19 Information pack (easy read)

Information pack

Coronavirus – Why do I have to wait

For the latest easy read posters about Coronavirus, keeping safe and the vaccine, along with audio versions, visit the Keep Safe UK website.

Download an easy read leaflet explaining Why Do I Have to Wait for the COVID-19 Vaccination below

Mencap has also issued an easy read booklet on the coronavirus vaccine.

For general advice and support about Coronavirus, please visit this page on the Mencap website.

Why do I have to wait leaflet