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Overseas Covid19 vaccine checking service at Brighton Racecourse Jan2023

Overseas vaccine checking at Brighton Racecourse – 19 Jan and 2 Feb

The NHS overseas vaccine checking service will be available at Brighton Racecourse this Thursday 19 January, and again on Thursday 2 February.

If you or your child had any of your COVID-19 vaccinations outside of England, they will not automatically show on your medical records or in the NHS App.

You’ll need to make an appointment for the NHS to check evidence and update your medical records so you can show proof of your vaccination status as evidence for travel.

If you need to use this service, please book as soon as possible to ensure the sessions an go ahead as planned. You cannot walk-in.

Find out more or book an appointment online or call 119. Telephone interpreters are available. Outside of these dates the service is available from Northgate Square in Chichester.

What happens at the appointment?

The NHS team will review evidence of the COVID-19 vaccinations you have had and update your records on the national system. You will then be able to order or download proof of your NHS COVID-19 vaccination status as evidence for travel. It also means the NHS will contact you when it’s time for any future Covid vaccinations.

You will need to bring:

• your NHS number
• photographic ID, such as passport
• evidence of the Covid vaccination you want recorded, such as vaccination card, certificate or email confirmation

Who can use the vaccine checking service?

You can use this service if you or your child are aged 5 years old or over, have an NHS number, and have received one of these vaccinations outside of England:

• Beijing Institute of Biological Products (Sinopharm BIBP)
• Bharat Biotech (Covaxin)
• CanSino (Convidecia)
• Gamaleya (Sputnik V)
• Institute of India (Covishield)
• Johnson & Johnson (Janssen)
• Moderna (Spikevax)
• Nuvaxovid (Novavax)
• Oxford/AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria)
• Pfizer/BioNTech (Comirnaty)
• Serum Institute of India (Covovax)
• SinoVac (CoronaVac)

Overseas Covid-19 vaccination checking at Brigthon Racecourse Feb2023


Robin Coleman • 16 January 2023

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