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COVID-19 vaccination programme

Bedford Borough has one of the highest rates of infection in the country. Getting vaccinated is one of the best ways to protect each other and stop the virus spreading.

First vaccine

Booked appointments

You can have your first dose of the vaccine at King’s House, Ampthill Road, Bedford.

To be eligible you must be:

  • aged 18 or over and Bedford Borough resident or
  • aged 18 or over and registered with a GP surgery in Bedford Borough

These vaccinations must be booked online via the Bedford Borough Community Vaccination system or by calling 01234 718077.

If you think you might be eligible but you’re not sure, please call us on 01234 718077 to speak to us.

If you are aged 18 or over or clinically vulnerable you can also book your first dose via the National Booking System www.nhs.uk/covid-vaccination or by phoning 119. Available sites include Bedford Heights, Manton Lane.

Walk ins

Drop-in clinics for everyone aged 18 and over are also available for first doses of both Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines, please visit the BLMK CCG website for the latest locations and times.

Your NHS number

To help speed up your appointment we ask you to bring your NHS number with you. You can find your NHS number on most correspondence from your GP surgery, hospital consultant, or on the NHS app (if registered).

You can also use the NHS Find Your NHS Number service.

Second vaccine

It is also really important that people get their second vaccination when it is time. See the CCG website for information on second dose appointments

Drop-in clinics for everyone aged 18 and over are also available for second doses of both Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines, please visit the BLMK CCG website for the latest locations and times.

NHS Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)

NHS Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is responsible for the vaccination programme for Bedford Borough.

There is lots of local information about the COVID-19 vaccination programme in Bedford Borough on the CCG's website, including frequently asked questions and about receiving your vaccine.

For detailed information about the approved COVID-19 vaccine go to the NHS website where most of your questions should be answered

Please contact the CCG on 0300 7900267 if you have any queries about the vaccination programme in Bedford Borough.