Local GP Federation Thanks Caterham Community As It Marks Final Vaccination Clinic

Local GP Federation, Alliance for Better Care, has expressed its thanks to the team at Oakhall Church as well as the town’s many volunteers and supporters, following its final vaccination clinic at the venue last week.

ABC moved to the Oakhall vaccination site in December, where it worked in tandem with North Tandridge Primary Care Network to host clinics for both Covid and flu vaccinations. Previous to this date, ABC managed a vaccination site at the town’s Westway Community Centre, before the local community hub returned to a full calendar of events and community projects at the end of 2021. In total, the Caterham team has administered almost 75,000 vaccinations in the town.

Katherine Saunders, ABC Chief Executive said: “Although we have worked with the Oakhall team for a short time, they have played a valuable role in maintaining the momentum of our vaccination programme during a period of unprecedented acceleration. At both Westway and Oakhall we have been fortunate to have received incredible support from the entire community and this has made a huge difference to our programme.”

ABC will be able to meet the ongoing demand for vaccinations in the area via its Woodhatch Place site in Reigate or clinics in Horley. Bookings can be made via the national booking system: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-vaccination/book-coronavirus-vaccination/ or patients can check dates for Walk-In sessions on ABC’s site: https://allianceforbettercare.org/covid-vaccination-programme/walkinclinics/

ABC has now administered more than 720,000 vaccination doses across East Surrey and Mid-Sussex, having launched 10 vaccination sites since the campaign began in December 2020.