Acceleration of second doses for cohort 10 and plans for inviting the remainder of cohort 12

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In response to advice from the independent JCVI, the Government has set out that appointments for a second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine will be brought forward from 12 to 8 weeks for the remaining people in cohort 10 (people in their 40s) who have yet to receive their second dose.

The letter also includes an update on inviting the remainder of cohort 12 to book their COVID-19 vaccinations, availability of support to meet challenges to system capacity and information about a webinar to discuss the new developments.


Letter from Emily Lawson, SRO Vaccine Deployment, Chief Commercial Officer and Dr Nikita Kanani, Medical Director for Primary Care.

Published 15 June 2021.