Getting your second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine

Find out what happens after you have received your first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Older female person getting the COVID-19 vaccination from female health worker

If you are due your second dose

The nationally agreed gap between the first and second dose of the vaccine for COVID-19 is between 11 to 12 weeks.

Your second dose will be the same vaccine as your first one. Everyone who has had their first vaccine has a second vaccine reserved for them. Appointments for second dose vaccines are being offered to everyone who is due to have one. Please wait to be contacted with your appointment.

If it is 11 weeks since your first dose but you have not yet been contacted to book your second appointment, please call the site where you had your first dose. 

Below you can see how to contact each vaccination centre, based on the Royal Greenwich GP you are registered with. If you need help finding the right contact details for your practice, please contact us.

If you miss your second dose

If you miss your second dose for any reason, speak to your doctor. You should try to get it as soon as possible, to ensure that it remains as affective as possible. You do not need to re-do the first dose. 

If you refuse your second dose

The vaccines are not mandatory, so you could refuse the second jab. However, to get the best immunity the vaccine is delivered in two doses, so it would not be as effective if someone only has one dose.

Questions about your second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine?

If you are worried or have questions about getting your second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, get in touch. We can send you helpful information or signpost you to the right service.

Speak to us about your experience

If you need to contact your vaccination centre

Primary Care Network: Blackheath and Charlton


  • Blackheath Standard
  • Fairfield
  • Manor Brook
  • Vanbrugh

Blackheath and Charlton PCN Vaccination Site

Charlton House, SE7 8RE
Tel: Phone your practice

Primary Care Network: Unity Heritage


  • All Saints Medical centre
  • Clover Health Centre
  • Mostafa PMS
  • Glyndon PMS
  • Plumstead Health centre
  • Abbeywood surgery
  • Bannockburn surgery
  • Basildon Road surgery
  • Waverley PMS
  • Triveni PMS

Unity Heritage PCN Vaccination Site

Plumstead Health centre, SE18 1BH
Tel: Phone your practice

Primary Care Network: Riverview, Eltham, Greenwich West


  • Conway PMS
  • Valentine Health Partnership (Ferryview and Holbourne Road)
  • Thamesmead Medical Associates (Gallions Reach and Heronsgate)
  • Royal Arsenal Medical Centre
  • St Marks
  • Thamesmead Health Centre
  • Trinity
  • Everest Healthcare (Sherard Road)
  • Elmstead Medical Centre
  • Eltham Medical Practice
  • Eltham Palace surgery
  • New Eltham Medical Centre
  • Burney street
  • Peninsula Practice
  • Plumbridge medical centre
  • South street
  • Woodlands

Riverview, Eltham, Greenwich West PCN Vaccination Sites

Wensley Close Eltham, SE9 5AB
Charlton athletic FC, SE7 8BL
Tel: 020 4542 8288


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