Since the roll out of the national Covid-19 vaccination programme began, we've received a number of enquiries from people living locally regarding: booking and receiving the vaccine, accessing and travelling to and from the vaccine sites, the safety and efficacy of the different types of vaccine available and whether they have a choice regarding the type of vaccine they receive.
People also told us about barriers they face to accessing the vaccine including: not being able to travel/leave their home, language and communication barriers, having a health condition not included on the vaccine priority list and their fears regarding potential short and long term side effects, including concerns regarding fertility.
Our focus group gave participants the opportunity to come together to discuss these issues and to put questions about Liverpool’s vaccination programme to a representative of Liverpool Clinical Commissioning Group who are responsible for coordinating the roll out of the programme.
A summary of findings can be found at the end of the report.
The list of questions and responses from Liverpool CCG can also be found at the end of the report.
*** The information contained in the responses to questions about the Covid-19 vaccination programme in Liverpool were accurate at the time of asking (March 2021). For up to date information and frequently asked questions visit the dedicated section of the Liverpool CCG website ***