Sheffield GP issues urgent advice to anyone who missed Covid jab due to snow

Those who missed their Covid-19 vaccination appointments due to weather conditions in Sheffield yesterday are urged to call their medical practice to reschedule.
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Mathews Practice vaccination centre on Asline Road said they have extra slots to be filled in today, in their hope to make up to those who did not turn up for the jab.

Clinical Director of Primary Care Network, Dr Ollie Hart said more than 100 people had missed their appointments yesterday possibly due to hours of heavy snowfall across the city.

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He said: "We did 280 in the end yesterday, out of 400 planned. Doing extra today."

In a tweet posted earlier today (January 15), he advised those who have appointments to turn up.

"Looking good at Asline Road GP hub today. Roads clear, carpark fully gritted. If you have an appointment, please come.

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"If you missed yesterday - please call your practice. We have extra slots."

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