WATCH: If you’ve had COVID-19, should you have the vaccine? This and much more answered

Leanne Belton, Lead Occupational Health Nurse for United Lincolnshire Hospital Trust, delivered the first vaccination in Lincolnshire last month and shares her knowledge during the webinar.

Last week’s HWLincs / Healthwatch COVID-19 vaccine webinar is available to watch on demand.

Recorded live on Thursday night (January 21st) in front of hundreds of viewers, the video has since been viewed thousands more times on Facebook.

The video is now available on YouTube and we’ve listed the questions below for quick access to your areas of interest.

00:10 The Panel

00:50 Introducing the vaccination team

35:36 When will key workers get the vaccine?

37:00 Are student nurses being used in the vaccination programme?

38:00 Why aren’t unpaid carers being considered for early vaccinations?

41:15 Why can’t carers be vaccinated at the same time as those they care for?

43:10 How will new care home residents be vaccinated?

45:32 How will the vaccination of people without capacity avoid delays or barriers?

46:50 Why have some hub staff been asked to travel for their vaccine?

47:47 When will roving vaccinations become available?

48:40 How do people book in and how do you pick your site?

52:43 How will people without transport be supported to get access to vaccination sites or the roving service?

55:36 When will the Lincoln large vaccination site be open?

56:22 Why is it necessary for patients to give signed consent to have the vaccine?

57:35 Why are second appointments being booked over the phone but not at primary care network sites? (Note – Issue has been resolved)

59:06 What constitutes vulnerability?

1:00:58 If you have had COVID, do you still need a vaccine?

1:01:29 How is support being offered to people with sensory impairment?

1:02:14 Can patients choose which vaccine they have and do both does have to be the same?

1:04:33 Nationally people in their 70s are being offered the vaccine, when will this happen in Lincolnshire?

1:06:00 When will all over-80s be vaccinated?

1:08:05 Is the system delaying any clinical treatment until patients have had both doses?

1:09:02 How can people with specific underlying medical conditions get advice about any risks of the vaccine?

1:10:05 What are the side effects of the vaccine?

1:11:40 If there is a vaccine supply issue, will first or second doses be prioritised?

1:14:20 Will hospital inpatients be vaccinated in hospital or when they get back to the community?

1:15:15 When will people undergoing treatment such as chemotherapy be offered the vaccine?

1:16:08 How will people who aren’t registered with a GP be able to access the vaccination?

1:19:00 Who should people with specific health conditions speak to for advice?

1:19:50 Are people jumping the queue for vaccinations?

1:22:05 How do the vaccines meet the needs of people’s faith or cultural beliefs?

1:23:00 What are the local vaccination options available to Sleaford residents?

1:25:00 What can the public do to help the vaccination programme?