If you have a question about the Sussex COVID-19 vaccination programme please take a look at our frequently asked questions page, or on the pages linked below. If you can’t find the answer, please contact us – our details are at the bottom of this page.

For patients

Vaccine consent forms

Consent form that requires completion when attending COVID-19 vaccination appointments translated into the most common community languages. Further languages available on request; please email antonia.bennett1@nhs.net

Reassurance about the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine

General vaccination reassurance

The British Islamic Medical Association have produced a position statement on both the Pfizer and the Astra-Zeneca vaccines which includes a statement on animal products and recommends the vaccine for Muslim communities. They also have a statement about vaccination while fasting during Ramadan.

The British Islamic Medical Association have also produced a ‘Myth buster’ with infographics.

The Muslim Council of Great Britain (MCB) website holds Coronavirus information including; Advice for Mosques and Madrasas, statements of support for the COVID-19 vaccinations, and a ‘myth buster’ with infographics.

The Catholic Church offers reassurance messages that Catholics may “in good conscience receive any of these vaccines for the good of others and themselves”.

In the London Borough of Lambeth, a GP from a high risk group was filmed having their vaccination:

Your vaccination stories: Asmat Roe, a Brighton and Hove resident, was vaccinated at Brighton Race Course in February. She is retired and remains very active in the local BAME community, One Voice and Faith Groups and Muslim Women’s groups. Asmat was very keen to get the call inviting her to a vaccination appointment, as she knew it would help protect her, her family and everyone else. Read more about Asmat’s visit.

For health professionals and providers

Information about individual vaccines