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Vaccination Service F.A.Q

Our Vaccination service would like to answer any questions that you may have about the COVID-19 vaccinations or about the service that we run. 

We can answer your questions by filling in one of the below forms. There are two forms that you can choose from:

  • Direct response option (not anonymous) - This form is not anonymous. If you choose this form, you will receive a quick response as our Vaccination service can respond to your questions directly to the email address that you provide within 48 hours. *Your question and answer will also be published if appropriate, as part of our F.A.Q poster on social media and our Trust website to help others. Your personal details will NOT be shared.*
  • Anonymous option - This form is anonymous. Your question will be answered but you will NOT receive a direct response. Your question and answer will be published as part of a F.A.Q poster on our website and social media. We will aim to update an F.A.Q poster with new questions weekly. Please note - we are unable to publish F.A.Q responses relating to individual's clinical concerns.

Regardless of which option is chosen, your details will NOT be shared with others.

Please see at the bottom of the page some Frequently Asked Questions with answers.

Direct response option (not anonymous)

Anonymous option

Which Vaccine is used at Warrington Hospital?
Comirnaty vaccine (Pfizer COVID-19 mRNA vaccine)

Where is the Vaccination Centre located?
Main Outpatients, Warrington Hospital, Lovely Lane, Warrington, WA5 1QG.
If you would like to use public transport, from Warrington Interchange, services 16, 16A, 20A and 21A operate to Lovely Lane where Warrington Hospital is located. 

How much does parking cost?
If you are attending the COVID-19 Vaccination Service, parking is free. Please give your car registration to the check in staff when you attend your appointment.

What is the eligibility criteria to receive the COVID-19 vaccination at Warrington Hospital?

All doses at Warrington Hospital – You must be aged 18 and over. 

2nd dose – You must have received the 1st dose >8 weeks ago.

3rd dose for those who had severe immunosuppression in proximity to their first or second COVID-19 dose – You must have received the 2nd dose >8 weeks ago. You will have received a letter from your GP or specialist which you will bring with you when attending for vaccination.

Booster dose – You must have received the 2nd dose (or 3rd dose for those who had a severe immunosuppression in proximity to their first or second dose) >3 months ago.
You must not have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 28 days.

How much longer will the service be running?
Appointments and walk in’s are currently available at the Warrington Hospital Vaccination Service until 31/03/2022. Further dates may be released closer to the time.

I previously had the Pfizer vaccine for my first and second dose, can I have the same vaccine for my booster dose?
The JCVI have advised that a full dose (30 micrograms) of Pfizer-BioNTech [Comirnaty] vaccine or a half dose (50 micrograms) of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine should be offered for boosting irrespective of the vaccine used for the primary course. Both vaccines are suitable for boosting adults aged 18 years or over, with Pfizer BioNTech [Comirnaty] preferred for those aged under 18 years.